Just for kicks, I thought I’d share a few fit and sizing tidbits that have been floating around in my head of late!
* * * * *
The fuller the skirt, the shorter the hemline feels. If, like me, you adore pleats in your dresses and skirts, be aware that the shape and design may make a slightly above-the-knee hemline feel quite … er, breezy. Go a bit longer than you might ordinarily.
Generally, shorts will fit better if you try a size up from your normal pant size.
Most retailer websites have a general size chart that only hints at how individual garments will fit. Consult the chart to get within your sizing ballpark and, if you can afford to do so, order your normal size and a size up or down. Keep the one that fits best and send back the other.
Originally posted 2014-07-17 06:37:43.