How to use Skirts in a sentence
The Iser, Bober, Aupa, Zacken, Queiss, and a great number of smaller streams also rise among these mountains or on their skirts; and small lakes and tarns are not unfrequent in the valleys.
This includes the Aegean and the Black Sea, and its margin skirts the south coast of Asia Minor.
Often the left arm had a short sleeve while the right was bare, but flowing sleeves came into use and various pleated skirts became customary.
The Babylonian temples received garments as payment in kind, and the Egyptian lists in the Papyrus Harris (Rameses III.) enumerate an enormous number of skirts, tunics and mantles, dyed and undyed, for the various deities.
The skirts were held in place by a thick rolled belt, and the upper part of the body remained quite nude in the earliest times; but from the middle Minoan period onward we often find an important addition in the shape of a low-cut bodice, which sometimes has sleeves, either tight-fitting or puffed, and ultimately develops into a laced corsage.Advertisement
The Burmese are fond of bright colours, and pink and yellow harmonize well with their dark olive complexion, but even here the influence of western civilization is being felt, and in the towns the tendency now is towards maroon, brown, olive and dark green for the women's skirts.
An almost unbroken barrier reef skirts the west shore at about 5 m.
It occupies, in great part, the low alluvial plain that skirts the shores of the bay and fills the valleys between numerous low wooded hills.
This province, which skirts the Persian Gulf from the mouth of the Euphrates to the frontiers of Oman, is low and hot; its shores are flat, and with the exception of Kuwet at the north-west corner of the gulf, it possesses no deep water port.
When the prologue to Job speaks of plundering Sabaeans (and Chaldaeans) on the northern skirts of Arabia, these may be either colonists or caravans, which, like the old Phoenician and Greek traders, combined on occasion robbery with trade.Advertisement
It skirts the Atlantic coast as far as the small port of Matina; thence it passes inland to Reventazon, and bifurcates to cross the northern mountains; one branch going north of Irazu, while the other traverses the Ochomogo Pass.
The old trade route to Bulawayo, which skirts the eastern edge of the Kalahari, is now rarely used.
Wigan is a name derived from the town Wigan and seems to have been originally applied to a stiff canvas-like cloth used for lining skirts.
Three great rivers, the Douro, which traverses Old Castile, with the Tagus and Guadiana, which respectively drain the central and southern regions of New Castile, flow westward into Portugal, and finally reach the Atlantic; while the Ebro, which rises in the north of the kingdom, skirts the north-eastern frontier on its way to the Mediterranean.
The chief attraction of Wyk is the Sandwall, a promenade which is shaded by trees and skirts the beach.Advertisement
That portion of Flanders which skirts the south bank of the Scheldt thus passed into the possession of the States, and with it the complete control of all the waterways to the sea.
Here is also the museum of industrial art, and the Ny-Carlsberg Glyptotek, with its collection of sculpture, is on this boulevard, which skirts the pleasure garden called Tivoli.
On the west side the slope is gradual, especially in the broad plain that skirts the coast for the greater part cf its length; on the east side it is steep - precipitous indeed, towards the southern end - and intersected by valleys worn to a tremendous depth by the force of the torrents that once ran down them.
With the exception of the Dniester, which skirts its northern border, Bukovina belongs to the watershed of the Danube.
After 1849, when the annexation of the Punjab had carried the Indian northwestern frontier up to the skirts of the Afghan highlands, the corresponding advance of the Russians south-eastward along the Oxus river became of closer interest to the British, particularly when, in 1856, the Persians again attempted to take possession of Herat.Advertisement
Meman women wear also the aba, or overcoat, which differs from that worn by men in that it has loose half sleeves, and fastens with two buttons at each side of the neck over the shoulders; it is embroidered on the breast, and adorned with gold lace on the skirts.
This last work, exhibited in 1848, obtained conspicuous success, but did not sell till Ledru Rollin, informed of the painter's dire distress, gave him Soo francs for it, and accompanied the purchase with a commission, the money for which enabled Millet to leave Paris for Barbizon, a village on the skirts of the forest of Fontainebleau.
It belongs chiefly to the basin of the Rhine; the Lower Rhine, which skirts its southern border, after sending off the Crooked Rhine at Wijk, becomes the Lek, and the Crooked Rhine in its turn, after sending off the Vecht at Utrecht to the Zuider Zee, becomes the Old Rhine.
The rest of the costume is composed of the tumbun or shalvar, short skirts of great width, held by a running stringthe outer one being usually of silk, velvet, or Kashmir shawl, often trimmed with gold lace, or, among the poor, of loud-patterned chintz or print.
Moreover, the main trade road from Konakry to the middle Niger skirts the N.E.Advertisement
It then leaves the river and diverges northwards, so as to include a section of the plain country stretching away towards Lake Ab-i-Istada, before returning to the skirts of the hills.
All these lines approach the town from the north and east through an unattractive industrial district, but the central Wales branch of the London & North-Western railway from Craven Arms in entering it on the west passes through some beautiful woodlands and then skirts the bay, having parallel to it for the last 3 m.
Water is obtained from springs at the foot of the hill, but it is proposed to bring an abundant supply from the river Ikopa, which skirts the capital to the south and west.
It is, however, continued under the waters of the Caspian, as stated in the article on that sea, and reappears on its eastern side in the Kopet-dagh, which skirts the north-east frontier of Persia.
The main line from Madrid to Almeria conveys much ore from Granada and Jaen to the sea; while the railway from Baza to Lorca skirts the Almanzora valley and transports the mineral products of eastern Almeria by a branch line from Huercal-Overa to the Murcian port of Aguilas.
The railway from Frankfort-on-Main to Oberlahnstein skirts the south and west foot of the range, that from Frankfort to Cassel the eastern side, while the line from Wiesbaden and Hochst to Limburg intersects it from south to north.
The Kennet and Avon Canal skirts the town on the N., passing over the high ground through a chain of thirtynine locks.
The river skirts the northern spurs of the Corbieres, some distance below which it is joined by the Orbieu and the Cesse.
Salt Creek, an affluent of the Platte river, skirts the city.
It runs through a continuous forest at the bottom of the great depression lying between the Madeira river, which skirts the edge of the Brazilian sandstone plateau, and the Ucayali which hugs the base of the Andes.
The Gogra skirts the district for 114 m.; and the Rapti, with its branch the Bhalka, drains the high grounds.
From Hami other routes proceed to Barkul and to the main caravan road which skirts the southern edge of the Dzungarian valley and leads to Vyernyi in the Russian province of Semiryechensk.
Hymettus, and skirts the eastern extremity of the city of Athens; but this, notwithstanding its celebrity, is a mere brook, which stands in pools a great part of the year, and in summer is completely dry.
The city stands on the arid, sandy plain (Mansiche, or Chimu), which skirts the coast from Paita south to Santa, a few miles north of the Moche or Chimu river, and at the northern entrance to the celebrated Chimu Valley.
The Roman road from Winchester to Bath skirts the south side of Silbury Hill.
As it skirts the Dalmatian border, this range attains its greatest altitude in the adjacent peaks of Sveto Brdo (5751 ft.), and Vakanski Vrh (5768 ft.).
It is joined by the Sotla, Krapina, Lonja, Ilova, Pakra and Oljana, which drain the central watershed; but its only large tributaries are the Una, a Bosnian stream, which springs in the Dinaric Alps, and skirts the Croatian border for 40 m.
The Ebro Valley railway, which traverses southern Navarre and skirts the western frontier, sends out a branch line from Castejon to Pamplona and Alsasua junction, where it connects with the Northern railways from Madrid to France.
The Sierra de Gredos has a road across it connecting Avila with Talavera de Ia Reina by the Puerto del Pico; but for the most part there are only bridle-paths across the Gredos and Gata ranges, and no railway crosses either of them, although the line from Plasencia to Salamanca skirts the Sierra de Gredos on the west.
They are fond of hilly ground covered with forests, in the dense thickets of which they pass most of their time, only coming to the skirts of the woods at morning and evening to graze.
The Missouri skirts the eastern border for perhaps 500 m.
On this account navigation is attended with difficulties and risks between its mouth and Barca d'Alva; but a railway, running for the most part along the right bank, skirts the river during the greater part of its course through Portugal.
They numbered in their hundreds and they made an impressive stage backcloth of white skirts, colored ties and shining bright faces.
T-shirts printed with the words " Music & Love " were worn with heavily studded black belts and short full skirts with net petticoats.
Dancing in black skirts, white blouses and patchwork waistcoats, this is their first visit to rushbearing.
Short sleeve shirts, shorts and trousers for men and short sleeve blouses, slacks and skirts are sufficient.
Women have to wear long skirts or saris and men must wear a dhoti (a wrap-around) and go bare-chested.
The path then skirts inland around Kendall's Wharf, still used for landing gravel dredged from the sea bed.
The Fifties-style navy and white section, with tailored jackets and full skirts were set off by beehive hairdos worn by the models.
They kept lifting the hems of our skirts to see exactly what we wore on our legs.
The Spring / Summer '05 collection includes an extensive denim range from ultra low hipsters to skirts and cropped jeans.
Ms Miller kissed it goodbye when she lopped off her tresses and swopped her tiered skirts for minis and drainpipe jeans.
I wore the shortest mini skirts that I could find.
The girls come on in short hoop skirts and perform some rather unimpressive modern dance in a pool of light.
The women wear dark colored turbans embroidered jackets and skirts made from a large oblong of woven cloth.
I see there is a wide variety of short petticoats, and not enough short skirts to go over these!
This was also seen on blouses and box pleat skirts.
It leads from Loch Kishorn through ascending hairpin bends and skirts steep precipices on its way.
We offer a large selection of over 20 tennis skirts, tennis dresses, tennis shirts.
Women shrugged impatient shoulders in their warm cloaks and stopped to arrange their skirts for a walk through the storm.
Structured black singlets worn with A-line plaid skirts had something of the ' choir girl ' about them.
Shapes are simple and cut to flatter and include sailor trousers and skirts, yoga trousers and ribbed cotton jumpers and cardigans.
Indisputably chic suits, dresses and pencil skirts are matched by a range of bags and accessories.
No garish spoilers or side skirts, tho slim skirts have been added and the front chin spoiler is deeper.
Rain or shine, always wear tights with skirts - bare legs look unprofessional.
Layered jersey T-shirts and strappy vests were teamed with full or tight mini skirts in pale green, white and blue.
Early in the decade, suits with somewhat full, long skirts at a natural waistline were common.
No distinct latitude can be assigned as a boundary between the two forms, from the simple fact that where migration in comparatively recent times has taken place a natural conservatism has prevented the more familiar garb from being discarded; at the same time the two forms can often be seen within the limits of the same country; as, for instance, in China, where the women of Shanghai commonly wear trousers, those of Hong-Kong skirts.
Smith, 438), and one is tempted to compare the use of masks elsewhere in animal worship. Next, one may observe upon old Babylonian seals, eagle-headed deities with short feathered skirts attended by human beings similarly arrayed (Ball, 151) or figures draped in a fish skin (Menant, Rev. de l'hist.
The railway from Mombasa to Victoria Nyanza skirts the eastern side of the lake, and on the railway close to the lake is built the town of Naivasha, 6230 ft.
The two easiest routes from the Mediterranean, lying through the Orontes gorge and the Beilan Pass, converge in the plain of the Antioch Lake (BalÃƒ¼k Geul or El Bahr) and are met there by (I) the road from the Amanic Gates (Baghche Pass) and western Commagene, which descends the valley of the Kara Su, (2) the roads from eastern Commagene and the Euphratean crossings at Samosata (Samsat) and Apamea Zeugma (Birejik), which descend the valleys of the Afrin and the Kuwaik, and (3) the road from the Euphratean ford at Thapsacus, which skirts the fringe of the Syrian steppe.
In the south-western valleys and on the south-western slopes of the Caucasus, where a heavy rainfall is combined with a warm temperature, magnificent forests clothe the mountain-sides and dip their skirts into the waters of the Black Sea.
Again, the eastern extremity of Parnes is joined by another line of hills, which, separating from Mount Oeta, skirts the Euboic Gulf, and, after entering Attica, throws up the lofty pyramid of Pentelicus, overlooking the plain of Marathon, and then sinks towards the sea at Sunium to rise once more in the outlying islands.
From the use of the material to expand ladies' skirts the term was applied, during the third quarter of the 19th century, when the fashion of wearing greatly expanded skirts was at its height, to the whalebone and steel hoops employed to support the skirts thus worn (see Costume).
Curving her arms, Natasha held out her skirts as dancers do, ran back a few steps, turned, cut a caper, brought her little feet sharply together, and made some steps on the very tips of her toes.
In the center of the stage sat some girls in red bodices and white skirts.
Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.
Where?... he shouted to three infantrymen without muskets who, holding up the skirts of their overcoats, were slipping past him into the Bazaar passage.
They split up the wood, pressed it down on the fire, blew at it with their mouths, and fanned it with the skirts of their greatcoats, making the flames hiss and crackle.
Like medieval monks in their flowing skirts, the dress reformers believed that freer clothes would free the mind.
In our summer community I was a ringleader in the rebellion against skirts and stockings for swimming.
Scoop neck camisole goes with jeans and skirts or under shirts and suits.
En route it skirts the northern edge of the attractive village of West Linton.
The sun rose as he came out of the skirts of the wood and saw Tunstall hamlet straggling up the opposite hill.
The staff may wear tuxedo shirts with bow ties and blank pants or skirts.
Bedding needs to be ordered from special stores or websites, as normal crib sheets, crib skirts and bumpers will not fit on a round style crib.
This is the kind you use for other items of clothing, like skirts, shorts, pants, etc. You'll want the elastic to be at least a ½ inch wide, so that it will fit more securely on your baby's head.
Skirts are available in a variety of styles and fabrics.
Skirts meant for informal wear are usually made form cottons and cotton-blends.
Formal wear skirts will usually be made from richer fabrics like silks, satins, and wool-cotton blends.
These skirts will also feel 'heavier' when worn and are not suited to hectic activities.
You will find that there are basically just two to three main types of skirts - the long skirt, the mid-length skirt and the short skirt.
Long skirts go well as dress skirts and can be frilly, wide and restrained in design.
Mid-length skirts are the fashion favorite of everyone since they are adaptable to various kinds of dress, both formal and informal.
Short skirts are typically not meant for formal occasions and are usually worn as beachwear, party wear and so on.
If you are short in stature, do not wear knee length skirts; rather go for longer drapes that fall in sweeping folds.
Most formal skirts are made form materials that are usually sheer and transparent.
Make it a point of wearing an appropriate slip with a long skirts.
You must follow the wash and care instructions from the manufacturer carefully, especially for expensive skirts made from silks and other natural fibers.
Skirts are available at a lot of women's fashion web sites, women's clothing and apparel web sites, and fashion houses.
Nordstrom offers some really innovative styles and designs of women's skirts.
Target has a good selection of women's skirts in contemporary materials and a variety of styles.
Gap has a good selection of the latest styles and fabrics in women's skirts.
It works well under suit jackets, tops tailored slacks, pairs nicely with casual and dressy skirts and even spices up plain jeans.
You can find appropriate lengths for short skirts, long skirts, knee-length skirts and so on.
Slips meant for form fitting dresses cannot normally be worn with loose skirts, for instance.
Flared skirts, ruffled shirts, thin straps, and layers do the same thing.
Wide-leg or flared jeans, halter tops, slightly cropped jackets, and skirts with slits are all great choices.
Tropical - Break out the grass skirts, leis, and tiki lamps for a tropical adventure.
Bed linens are another terrific source of affordable fabric, so think about sheets, pillow cases, bed skirts, and shams as potential material for window treatments.
Within each bedding collection, you will find comforter/duvet covers, pillow shams and bed skirts.
Much in the same way mini skirts and cleavage baring tops are better left for a fun Saturday evening, so too are the glitter eye pencils and bad-gal lashes; a definite no-no for the office!
Some parents feel the dolls wear too much makeup and need their skirts lengthened.
In addition to several lines of unique fashion tops and skirts, this online store offers a host of teen accessories and leggings.
Short Skirts - While the dresses are long, the skirts are short.
Shorts Shorts - Just as the skirts are short, so are the shorts, and the shorter the better.
They were most often paired with skirts and tennis shoes, and this look is still popular today.
You don't have to be limited to wearing your new accessory with skirts, of course.
Moreover, young women can also choose from a wide array of stylish pieces in capris, jackets, pants, shorts and skirts to fill out their wardrobe.
Teen mini skirts are a great way to add pizzazz to your wardrobe, and because they can be worn year-round are absolute must-have items of clothing.
Incorporating a few teen mini skirts into your wardrobe is a great place to start.
Some schools prohibit extremely short teen mini skirts, so check your school's dress code before donning one to math class.
Know too that these skirts garner a lot of attention, and all of it may not be welcomed.
If you do find yourself in a pinch, however, opt for a flounced skirt with a bit of movement, like the very popular "bubble" skirts.
Forever 21 has a ton of mini skirts like these, and because the company has been featured in such style magazines like Cosmopolitan, it's a site you'll visit again and again for all you fashion needs.
If mini skirts are the style of the summer, you'll see rack after rack of them while knee-length styles will be virtually non-existent.
Buy one trendy piece that will go well with several classic looks, like a fashionable sweater to wear with skirts, slacks, and jeans.
Sundresses, shorts, tanks, and skirts are all key items for spring and summer.
Kohls offers jeans, skirts, and shorts in sizes from 0 to 13 to accommodate a wide range of body types, although that leaves a limited selection for plus size teen girls.
Alloy sells jeans, tops, sweaters, skirts, dresses, shoes, and more for juniors, including many styles in larger sizes.
Again, similar to tanks, consider your fabrics when it comes to teen skirts.
In my religion I cannot wear short tops, short skirts, or trousers and tops.
There are also lots of things you can do with skirts (pencil skirts, tulip and A line) oxford style, shirts, and vests.
Popular formal dress styles are flounced skirts; junior formal dresses with plenty of beading and rhinestones, low-cut backs and strapless gowns.
Her look is girly, fun and all teen, with flirty skirts, long tube socks (reminiscent of the 70s) and tons of accessories.
From shorts to skirts, and from pants to crops, they are all here in this category.
This basic shoe style will work with every formal dress in your closet and will pair well throughout the year with denim jeans and a variety of skirts.
Styles-Styles range from straight halters with flared hems to full Cinderella skirts, taffeta, tulle, or chiffon overlays, shimmering sequined patterns, and more.
Full, princess style skirts are reserved for formal dresses.
McQueen's work often has layered skirts made with light, ethereal material like tulle and chiffon.
A-lines are best for plus size beach wedding dresses, while full skirts should be avoided.
A Traveler's Blessing sells beach and cruise wear, including pretty silk sarongs and sarong skirts.
Here you will find gorgeously long trains, A line skirts, and intricate embroidery that rivals other designers.
With cascading skirts, strapless bodices, and a classic look that has immortalized Mori Lee for the past 50 years, the Angelina Faccenda Collection is all glamour and romance.
In the mix are some short skirts, chiffon, and fits that hug your curves.
Many come with shorter skirts and trains.
The discerning customer can choose duvet covers, bed skirts, decorative pillows, and shams in an amazing selection of colors and patterns.
Most comforter sets include shams and bed skirts or dusters.
Note that items such as bed skirts, drapes and valances may prove difficult to find, but may be available from time to time.
Dust ruffles and bed skirts are bedding accessories that hang around the perimeter of a bed, like a skirt.
Though many bedding manufacturers use the terms dust ruffles and bed skirts interchangeably, there is a difference between the two types.
Bed skirts consist of a large sheet of fabric with a decorative trim that hangs over the box spring and around the bottom of the bed frame.
This saves you the hassle of changing sheet sets, bed skirts and window treatments to coordinate with the duvet cover.
While filming the third season of the popular show, Snooki was out in public wearing one of the shortest skirts possible, paired with knee-socks and flip-flops.
Slips referring to her tops and flips referring to her skirts here.
Britney Spears - When she shaved her head it made headlines, and then there are the short skirts without underwear.
Straight skirts - Straight skirts are definitely making a comeback, and girls' straight skirts paired with tailored blouses offer a different rockabilly alternative.
You can also find petticoat dresses, pink bowling shirts, vintage polka dot dresses, mini-swing skirts, and more at Gypsies Do It Better.
For boys and girls, expect to find pants, jeans and skirts priced around $20 to $25, tops for around $15, basic tees for $10 and sleepwear for around $20.
There are also clothing options for toddlers and elementary school age children such as seasonal tees, jeans, skirts and shorts to outerwear and even sleep and swimwear.
Look for baggie pants and long, breezy skirts, or check out those peasant blouses with the wide sleeves.
Kaiya Eve's pretty pink skirts are soft and feminine and in a class of their own.
They can be worn with dresses, tunics and by girls in skirts.
You may find pom-pom decorated skirts or tops; perhaps you'll find a t-shirt attached to a pink tutu.
Try a bright red or purple for fun, or pick up a few pairs of dark and light jeans to pair with shirts, sweaters and short skirts.
Girls have the option of wearing their polo shirts with skirts or slacks.
Whether a girl or boy wears their polo top with shorts, pants or skirts, they can be casual or dressy casual and comfortable at the same time.
Spring and summer see an abundance of short-sleeved shirts that work with jeans, khakis, shorts, skirts, and skorts for every occasion.
Girls skirts come in many different lengths and styles, meaning you should have no trouble finding a great look for the young lady you are shopping for.
With girls skirts, be sure to have your daughter sit down in the dressing room, kneel, bend down, and get into any other position that may cause the skirt to ride up or shift around.
Look instead for skirts that are as versatile in their wearing power as they are in style.
You can purchase skirts virtually anywhere.
A very popular place with young girls is Justice, which has plenty of fun and girly options from casual wear to dressy holiday skirts.
Target is another store that carries a variety of skirts to chose from.
Wearing skirts is fun and a great way for a girl to express her feminine side - make skirt shopping a fun experience for the young woman in your life, and you will both enjoy the end result!
Your daughter will be concerned with the skirts ability to twirl on the dance floor and sparkle under evening lights.
Trendy T-shirts, bohemian skirts, and plenty of little gifts and toys fill this boutique-style shop.
Pair these dresses with solid or patterned tights and a pair of dressy shoes.Other holiday outfits that will work for girls include tunics with leggings and Christmas sweaters paired with skirts, jeans or slacks.
In those cases long sleeves are worn and girls wear only dresses or skirts.
Sundresses, two-piece sets, skirts, Capri pants, dressy dresses and more are all available in fun and funky designs that are unique and feminine.
This site also offers a range of colonial-type dresses, skirts, aprons, pantaloons and clothing and accessories for dolls.
Daughters of farmers wore dresses whose skirts came midway between a floor-length skirt and a Victorian-length dress just below the knees.
The skirts were very heavily gathered (much more heavily gathered for women than for girls), and a single or multiple petticoat(s) supported the skirt from underneath.
Girls' polo shirts can add a crisp preppy effect to pants, shorts and skirts, but more and more parents are seeking out these items for the sake of school uniforms.
For school uniforms you will need polo shirts that are long enough to be tucked into either pants or skirts.
Clothing styles range from tee shirts and shorts to skirts, jeans, and even spring dresses and formal dresses.
Preteen girls wear long dresses, but the skirts are still full and generally called ball gowns.
Finally, if your kids must wear school uniforms, Kohl's has a great selection of uniform classics, like skirts, shirts, pants, belts and more.
Shimmery, sleek dresses or full taffeta hoop skirts would certainly fall into a fancy dress category, but there are other reasons for choosing a fancy dress.
Leggings can also be worn under deliberately short summer skirts, thus making the item appropriate for the fall and winter seasons.
Little girl special dresses often feature full skirts that fall just below the knee.
Older children like them too - they look great over tights or leggings and are fun with jeans and skirts alike.
Little girls' dresses may feature full skirts that stop just above the knee.
Simple skirts with cheetah leggings are also a popular choice.
There are knee socks, tights, leg warmers and leggings in wild colors and prints, and a huge selection of jeans, skirts, tops and sweaters for mixing and matching to any girl's content.
Though you'll be sacrificing the ethereal qualities of Copenhagen's and Chasing Fireflies' designs, you will increase the fun factor with Rare Editions comical appliqués, prints and billowing skirts.
Bright colors, light colors, crinoline, wide skirts and generally happy schemes and designs make a birthday dress distinct from holiday dresses or afternoon formal dresses.
Styles with full skirts require a petticoat to achieve the maximum fullness.
They are perfect for wearing under tunics and short skirts and can be more comfortable than tights.
Add color and interest with details such as mesh or glitter overlays, folded or ruched waistline sashes, enormous bows, pleated skirts, and attached crinolines and underskirts.
Traditional girls' tennis clothing includes adorable splayed pleat skirts and polos, but in recent years, tennis uniforms have evolved dramatically.
In order to solve the problem of short tennis skirts necessitating special undergarments, many manufacturers of tennis apparel are favoring "skort" styles which are a combination of a skirt with attached shorts.
Despite this practical item, the traditional skirts and their necessary undergarments are still available.
The undershorts or panties that are essential to accommodate short tennis dresses and skirts may feature ball pockets.
My Little Pony tops are perfect to wear under girls' pink bib overalls or over pants, skirts, or shorts.
Expect to see a lot of shimmering silky designs, princess themes and flowing skirts from the Biscotti line, though printed styles with an almost vintage-like feel may sometimes appear during the spring season.
The online store offers many different summer items for girls in this size range, including sundresses, tank tops, short-sleeve tops, skirts and shorts.
They offer a huge selection of bottoms, including shorts, mid-thigh pants and skirts.
Despite the popular culture image of empty-minded girls in too small skirts, cheerleaders are quite a bit more than pin ups.
The sticky strips can fix ripped luggage, hem skirts, secure boxes, identify suitcases, and fill seams of an adjoining cabin, among other things.
Meanwhile, women are encouraged to wear nice pantsuits, dresses or skirts with a tasteful blouse.
Ladies are requested to don cocktail dresses, evening gowns, elegant skirts or dressy pantsuits.
These nineteenth-century performers never actually disrobed, but they were harassed, fined, and occasionally jailed for pulling up their skirts, flashing their underwear, and swiveling their hips in a way that evoked the throes of passion.
For example, cache-sexe created by the Kirdi (Fulani) women in northern Cameroon are skirts beaded with a fantastic range of colors.
Regardless of materials, the skirts measure approximately twelve to eighteen inches in length and twenty to twenty-two inches in width, excluding the cord.
String skirts dating from the fourteenth century B.C.E. have been uncovered in burial sites in Denmark.
These skirts are wool, also ride low on the hip, fall to just above the knees, and wrap around the body twice.
Not only do the skirts hide nothing of importance, but also if anything, they attract the eye precisely to the specifically female sexual areas by framing them, presenting them, or playing peekaboo with them ….
Look for fashion tips that target women with straight shapes, such as wearing v-neck shirts, flared or trumpet skirts, layers, boot cut pants, and so on.
With some major-name designers showcasing men in skirts, do you think men in skirts is going to ever catch on in a big way?
From socks and underwear to men's dress shirts and women's skirts, there is something for everyone.
Of all of the fabrics and styles that appeal to plus size women, plus size linen skirts top the list.
Skirts are one of the more versatile styles for linen fabrics.
Take advantage of the versatile nature of this fabric and enjoy mixing and matching plus size linen skirts with the other fabulous pieces in your closet.
Fashion trends proclaim that the belt is back and, believe it or not, plus size belts come in a variety of looks to complement dresses, long tops, pants and skirts.
This retailer offers lingerie, dresses, skirts and sexy shirts for plus sizes, all of which are available online.
From classic five-pocket jean styling to a wrap-around with ruffled edges, long plus size denim skirts are fashion favorites that are stylish and comfortable.
Depending on your choice of top and footwear, these versatile skirts go easily from a relaxed, casual look to a dressier one.
Long denim skirts for plus size women are available online and in stores.
Woman Within offers several styles of long denim skirts.
The company offers two styles of plus size denim skirts in sizes to 6X.
Style 7 carries many different styles of long denim skirts in lengths ranging from 36 to 54 inches.
Although most of the skirts range from size 40 to 46, once a size and/or style is sold out it is not restocked by the company.
With the many beautiful styles of long plus size denim skirts available, you are sure to find favorites that flatter your figure and make you feel fabulous.
Whether you prefer skirts with vintage style, pretty embroidered details or classic designs, you'll look stylish and feel great every time you put one on.
T-shirts can be worn with jeans and long denim skirts, or tucked into dress pants and worn with a cute blazer or cardigan on those cool summer evenings.
You can wear your jacket with slacks or skirts.
Your best bet would be to pair your boy shorts with similar-waisted slacks or skirts.
They can be worn under all types of clothing from skirts to hip-hugging jeans to bike shorts.
Women of all shapes and sizes love to shake and shimmy, and plus size dance skirts allow even the curviest ladies to feel comfortable on the dance floor.
Regardless of dance style, however, all plus size dance skirts must be roomy and stretchy enough to allow for easy movement.
If you are a ballroom dancer, the rules for skirts are little more rigid.
In general, skirts should be long and flowing.
When shopping for ballroom dancing skirts, look for elastic waists for ease of movement.
Latin dances, such as the salsa, flamenco, and the samba, usually call for skirts in warm colors, such as red, yellow, or orange.
Skirts are usually fitted, but deep slits provide for easier movement.
When shopping for skirts for Latin dancing, look for material that is able to stretch while retaining its shape.
Skirts that are at least two to five percent Spandex are designed to move with you without losing form.
Belly dancing skirts are typically sheer and colorful and decorated with beads, coins, and fringe.
Skirts may be long or short, but they should also be sensual and made of fabric that flows beautifully with each movement.
There are an abundance of online outlets for plus size dance skirts.
Reflections of Dance offers swing dance and ballroom dance skirts up to size 6X.
Rivers Edge Dancewear offers made-to-order plus size tutus, swing skirts, wrap skirts, liturgical skirts, and character skirts.
Moondance has an extensive collection of plus size belly dancing skirts, including its famous 25 yard skirts.
Most of the skirts here are long and flowing, featuring bright colors and shimmery materials.
Although not exclusively a plus size store, EK does offer several dancing skirts up to size 2X.
With them come big earrings, big hair, short blue jean skirts, and leggings.
Wear your plus size capri leggings with your mini skirts when you just don't feel like showing that much skin.
However, do make sure you have fun wearing them with your mini skirts, dresses, tunics, or even just to the gym.
Many of today's styles of pants, shorts and skirts have natural waistlines, which can work well with this body type.
If you are looking for skirts, stick with an A-line style.
Don't buy skirts that are too tight as these could restrict your movement.
This retailers also carries jeans, skirts, lingerie and pants made to flatter the curvy frame.
You can wear these types of corsets underneath dresses or with skirts.
The waist on skirts or pants should lie flat on or slightly below your waistline.
Dark skirts without patterning is the best way to not draw attention to this area if it's not your favorite feature.
The knit tank is available in sizes up to 5X and can be worn with skirts or jeans.
Whether you wear your racerback tank for exercise or simply as part of a casual ensemble, there are many different pants, skirts and shorts options for you to choose from.
Vests tend to pair well with jeans, jean skirts or velour pants or skirts.
Most women find it more comfortable and dressy to wear the jackets over A-line or flared skirts that drop to the knee or slightly below.
While the skirts have not often survived, many jackets have; you can have a skirt made in a contrasting color and use accessories to tie it all together.
Most curvy women look best in bodice-hugging dresses with full or A-line skirts.
Other women, who may be pear-shaped, find that their skirts are larger in size than their tops.
Torrid stores sell novelty tee shirts, fashion tops, pants, shorts, skirts, dresses, outerwear, intimate apparel, accessories, shoes, jewelry, gifts and products.
It includes fashion tops, dresses, shoes and skirts.
Whether you choose to wear shorts, flirty skirts, sundresses or anything else that makes you comfortable, you can be one hot fashionista this summer.
Long, gauzy skirts have a bohemian vibe to them and are great if your legs aren't your favorite feature.
These skirts work well with tank, halter and camisole tops and flat sandals.
Choose sleeveless styles and wear them with shorts or skirts.
Wearing a slip has fallen out of favor among many women for a variety of reasons, mostly because fully lined dresses and skirts don't require wearing a slip.
For more information, on what they have to offer in pants, tops and skirts, check out their website.
The Slimming Solution™ offers flattering sportswear that augments the female figure in pants, tops, and skirts.
If you like wearing dresses and skirts more than slacks, you can have a wardrobe full of these non-dressy pieces that are easy to slip into and accessorize.
Hot pants are a good choice to wear under short dresses and skirts, especially on a windy day.
Skirts with very long hemlines tend to make you look shorter.
Tunics work with slacks, jeans and skirts, while dressier blouses look great under a suit jacket.
Waist shaping accentuates hourglass shapes, while draped skirts will camouflage tummies and hips if necessary.
Trends that usually work in favor of curvy women include wide-legged slacks, A-line skirts and dresses, empire tops, ruffles, chunky jewelry and wide belts.
Dresses were commonly short sleeved or even sleeveless and the full skirts were crucial for the fancy leg work and lots of turns.
Gone are the days when women were expected to only wear dresses and skirts for dressy events.
A v-neck will draw attention to your upper body, while flared, embellished skirts on baby dolls and chemises will shine the spotlight on a great pair of gams.
In addition, there are plenty of plus size basics, tops, skirts, dresses, pants and more, all available at affordable prices.
These figure-flattering garments include some of the trendiest items on the Internet - think resplendent off-the-shoulder gowns, sexy wrap cardigans, chic velvet tops, flattering pencil skirts and much, much more.
Wearing them underneath long skirts that hit mid-calf or lower is fashionably acceptable, but avoid wearing them with shorter skirts.
It looks great with everything from shorts to long or short skirts, and dresses your look up more efficiently than a basic T-shirt or tank top would.
A tankini, a two-piece suit, has a tank-style top and bottoms in cuts that flatter your figure, such as swim skirts, boy shorts, and traditional bikini-style bottoms.
Consider the store's selection of upscale clothing if you're seeking dressy items, such as evening dresses, jacket dresses, elegant peplum jackets, lacy skirts and more.
Poofy skirts, for example, only add bulk to the lower body.
Instead, opt for empire-waist styles, which gracefully flow outward to a full skirt; A-line skirts, which conceal wide hips nicely; and belted shirt dresses, which cinch at the waist and look chic in almost all settings.
Choose dresses with skirts that hit above the knee or right at the knee, but no lower.
Skirts that are too long tend to have the same "drowning" effect as excess fabric, and contribute to a rather dowdy, unflattering appearance.
Shorter skirts elongate the figure and give your legs a leaner look, especially when you pair your dress with heels!
Diverse styles rule the roost here, from long, colorful gowns with full skirts to short, sleek black dresses.
A-line skirts are also flattering for plus figures.
Jean jackets are a good addition to any wardrobe because they are versatile and can be worn with jeans, dress slacks, shorts or skirts.
They come in every color imaginable and are ideal to wear under skirts, dresses, or long shirts.
The 1960s was a time of shorter skirts for formal wear and some of these dresses are very flattering on the taller woman, especially when paired with heels that accentuate the leg.
There are shaping panties, shorts and capris solely for the hips and thighs, shaping camisoles for the upper body, bust shapers, shaping leggings to wear beneath pants and full and half slips to wear beneath dresses and skirts.
The company's Sexy Body Panty is another 5X option that is perfect for wearing beneath skirts and dresses.
You could wear a bodice low enough to suggest what was underneath but keep people wanting to see more and the crinolines worn under the skirts created that lovely curvy silhouette.
Joan chooses all her clothes to show off her generous figure, preferring snug skirts that skim her hips.
You can wear body stockings under dresses or skirts, or alone.
They often have shorter skirts or a lower neckline- giving them a more risqué feel.
Western skirts should be loose and flowing and worn with boots.
Many beaded styles feature richly decorated bodices with flattering scoop or sweetheart necklines that lead to long, flowing chiffon skirts in solid colors.
To create a versatile work wardrobe it's best to start with the larger pieces like pants, skirts and jackets.
To accomplish a variety of looks, build your wardrobe to include two to four jackets, three or four pants or skirts and five solid color tops.
Shopping online for plus size dresses and skirts is so much easier than pawing through rack after rack at the store.
The grand design of a wedding gown that was fitted at the bodice and blossomed into enormous skirts was never completely out of vogue, however, and this sort of dress continues to be worn at many weddings.
The large skirts hide bulges while the uplifted bosom and curvy cut of the bodice create an appealing hourglass silhouette.
If you're looking for stockings to wear with your dress slacks or long skirts, lightweight plus-size trouser stockings are a perfect choice.
If those are your legs, choose slimmer trousers and knee-length skirts.
While they mostly offer dresses – many of which can be worn to the office and then dressed up for the evening – they also offer separates such as fitted tunics, skirts, trousers and jackets.
They have an excellent selection of tops, jeans and skirts, including hoodies and sweaters, plus outerwear and underwear and even accessories, all designed with a full figure in mind.
The dresses were often padded at the bosom and worn with crinolines to show off the skirts.
Plus size pencil skirts are a simple solution for smart, stylish wardrobe updating.
Plus size pencil skirts, quite simply, are specially created to look long and narrow, just like a pencil.
Pencil skirts are available in a range of hem lengths, from miniskirts to full-length skirts.
Always consider your body shape when shopping for pencil skirts to get the most flattering fit.
Knowing how to wear pencil skirts is empowering.
Check out their huge selection of plus size skirts in various styles and lengths.
Black skirts are as versatile a wardrobe staple as a little black dress and can be worn for any occasion.
Other ways to save money on buying pencils skirts is by shopping at local consignment stores, boutiques, and thrift stores for bargains.
While they look great with most ensembles, they are a particular classy choice for pairing with jeans, dressy pants, and skirts.
Dresses with large shoulder pads and gathered or tiered skirts work illusionary magic for these women, as does accessorizing with skinny leather belts or slinky, low-slung chain belts.
As the hot weather approaches put away your jeans and opt for plus size summer skirts in lightweight, airy fabrics in gorgeous colors or fabulous prints.