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Best skirts for hourglass body shapes

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Hourglass body shapes are sexy and curvy with a fuller bust and rear and a smaller waistline. Don't hide your curvy shape behind baggy outfits. These tips will help you find the ideal skirt to flatter your figure.

Hourglass body shape - skirts

Skirts for hourglasses

"You quite possibly have the bestest bod with your kick butt curves," raves fashion expert and TV personality Jeannie Mai. "Pencil skirts are the ones to go for; they will cling to your figure coming right in at your waist to show off your sexy curves. If you feel you're a little on the shorter side, then wear 3/4-length or skirts just below the knee with a slit to make you look taller."

Avoid skirts that are too flared because they'll camouflage your curves. ,for work, don't wear a skirt that is too tight either -- it might come off as too sexy.

Celebrity hourglasses

Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson, Salma Hayek, Jessica Alba, Kate Winslet, Mariah Carey and Drew Barrymore all have curvy hourglass body shapes.

Skirts for hourglass

What to wear

  1. Classiques Entier 'Apollonia' Skirt ($168)
  2. Millennium Pull-On Pencil Skirt ($17)
  3. ASOS Midi Pencil Skirt with Front Split ($60)
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