Defining Skirt Styles

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Defining Skirt Styles

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This article defines some of the most basic skirt styles, with pictures for those of us without a fashion vocabulary!

https://blog.treasurie.com/types-of-ski ... ted-guide/
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Interesting. It is a good start.
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I am aware of three different pleat styles:

1. Accordion pleats.

2. Box pleats.

3. Knife pleats.
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Reference this site for examples of PLEATS:


http://www.lady-chrystel-kilts.com/home2.html

Left margin menu of kilts and pleats - - -

The Double Box Pleats seem to be always in motion - WOW !
"Kilt-On" -or- as the case may be "Skirt-On" !
WHY ?
Isn't wearing a kilt enough?
Well a skirt will do in a pinch!
Make mine short and don't you dare think of pinching there !
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Off the top of my head, I can add pegged skirts to the list of 21.
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One thing I think is as important as style is length. This has seen a bit of discussion in other threads.
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Grok wrote:
Mon May 17, 2021 2:19 pm
Off the top of my head, I can add pegged skirts to the list of 21.
And what, pray tell, is a "pegged skirt"? One that is bought "off the peg"?
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Pegged skirt...

Imagine a straight skirt, but up towards the top the material bulges outwards.
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Grok wrote:
Mon May 17, 2021 3:05 pm
Pegged skirt...

Imagine a straight skirt, but up towards the top the material bulges outwards.
Could you give us a picture of said skirt? I just can't get a picture in my mind.. :mrgreen:
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Fred in Skirts wrote:
Mon May 17, 2021 6:13 pm
Could you give us a picture of said skirt? I just can't get a picture in my mind.. :mrgreen:
Imagine a pencil skirt for somebody with curves.
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Fred, just imagine the old, old-fashioned wooden peg with the big bulb at the top.
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This image gives one the basic idea.
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Here's another resource. Follow up all the links.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CBKjbl1lA7o/
Skirtcafe is certainly useful and educational.
For example, I had never heard of godet skirt.
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And now I have a lot more knowledge than I had before... Thanks..
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