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Best fall skirt trends for rectangle-shaped figures

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Fall skirts for straight figures

The rectangle-shaped figure is often thought of as boyish. However, with the right clothes, you can create some curves and flatter your body style.

Rectangular-shaped figures are proportional from top to bottom, without a defined waist. If you're not so curvy,  try these skirts that will add a little volume to your look.

Tulip skirts

Tulip skirt

Tulip skirts have more fabric around the hip area, giving them the shape of an upside-down tulip. Tulip skirts look fabulous on slim, rectangle-shaped figures, as they add some extra curves around the hips. For fall, look for tulip skirts in red plaid wool as well as elegant fabrics, like brocade.

Pleated skirts

Pleated skirt

A flared skirt with plenty of ruffles or pleats will create the illusion of a more curvy hourglass figure. Don't be afraid of color this fall. Bold orange and red print skirts are hot this season.

Style tips

Partner your skirt with a feminine blouse or blazer with nipped-in sides to define your waist and create the illusion of fuller hips. Mini, midi and maxi skirts are all fashionable this season. Just don't pick a skirt that ends at the widest part of your leg.

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