BigNews.Biz - May 02,2012 - How to Buy a Pencil Skirt
Pencil skirts are a staple of women's fashion and a must-have in every woman's closet. Not only are they sleek and gorgeous, but they offer a beautiful, curvy look to any body. They are perfect for day or night and can be paired with almost any blouse or jacket. Use these steps to learn a little more about pencil skirts and how to buy one.
Compare pencil skirts. Though the basic shape of the pencil skirt is the same, the designers, colors and fabrics can range greatly. Knit is a great fabric for fall and winter, while lighter fabrics are great for spring and summer.
Pick the color for you. The most common and classic color of pencil skirt is black, but white is elegant and there are other great colors available too. Find the right pencil skirt, then buy two or three of them in a variety of mix and match colors you can wear with anything.
Invest. Though you can find a great pencil skirt for around $36 (Dotti), if you find a high quality one for more, consider it an investment. Since the pencil skirt is a classic item that never goes out of style, you may want to spend a little more up front to get years' worth of wear out of it.
Try it on. Trying on clothes before purchasing can be a given, but many women do not like to or do not make the time to try clothing on while shopping. Take the time to try the pencil skirt you like on. Because of the narrow shape, the sizing can be different than other skirts you own. If you are curvy, ask for assistance from the store personnel to find the right pencil skirt for you.