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Best skirts for pear body shapes

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Flirty skirts for pears

The right skirt can show off your assets and hide any figure flaws. Check out our skirt suggestions for pear body shapes.

Pear Skirts

Skirts for pears

"Conceal with a subtle print," says fashion expert and TV personality Jeannie Mai. "A small-scale texture like dark tweed or any other shaded fabric can hide any little bulge."

"A slightly flared pencil skirt shows off legs while still camouflaging thighs. The top-of-knee length elongates your lower half," adds Mai.

Mai also offers these skirt fashion tips for pears.

  • Do learn to love a slight A-line.
  • Do pick a style that sits at your waist or hips but doesn't go super high.
  • Do keep it simple -- nothing shiny or glitzy.
  • Avoid allover tight skirts. They'll make you bottom-heavy.

Celebrity pears

Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria and Shakira are all stars with pear shaped bodies.

Skirts for pairs

What to wear

  1. Lauren by Ralph Lauren Serra Wool Skirt ($189)
  2. Marc by Marc Jacobs Knit A-line Skirt ($113)
  3. Seamed pencil skirt ($70)
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