From A-line to pencil and hourglass to pear, there quite a few skirt styles and as many body types. And while we think when it comes to fashion, the number one rule is to wear what you like best, it can never hurt to know which options work best for you when you’re getting ready in a pinch. In other words, there’s a reason we’re always seeing Kim Kardashian West in her signature pencil silhouette. So which types of skirts and body shapes match up the best? Well, we’ve got the answers.
Keep reading for our breakdown of which skirt styles look best with each body type and why. Plus, shop our on-trend skirt picks for the season ahead while you’re at it.
If you’re an apple (slim lower body, carry weight around your middle), you look fantastic in high-waisted flouncy skirts.