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pencil for pears

Added Apr 20, 2012

by foursquarewalls

Louisville, Kent...






I’ve always avoided pencil skirts because they say not to wear them if you’re a pear shape (meaning you got some hips). Bored with my usual A-line dresses, I ventured out to find a pencil skirt pattern that could work for me. Vogue 8697, I think you worked your charm! It has a high waist and princess seams, and all the seaming details are flattering and interesting. I’m a fan.

See more on my blog!

Material Notes

Cotton twill




Garment Type

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    Apr 22, 2012, 03.39 AMby mwelland

    Thank you!! I’m going to try this pattern! I’m a pear-shape and I always struggle to feel good in pencil skirts. Your skirt looks so amazing on you!

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    Apr 21, 2012, 02.49 AMby emilief

    I’m a big fan too !!! the shape is very flattering and the color and seams details great !

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    Apr 20, 2012, 08.14 PMby elenant

    You look great in this skirt! i think this type of skirt its perfect for your shape! love it

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    Apr 20, 2012, 08.06 PMby claudinka

    1. Who says that pears shouldn’t wear pencil skirts? Forget those comments! I think pencil skirts look the best on women with some curves and hips ‘cause that skirts’ meaning is to show off women’s features. The trick is to keep the emphasize on your waist and/or the bodice. – At least that’s my opinion. 2. I’ve been thinking about buying that pattern some weeks ago. Now that I see the skirt on you I will definitely go and buy it soon. The skirt looks great on you! And that blouse is soooo cute! A true hit of a combination.

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    Apr 20, 2012, 02.31 AMby mojo elgin

    You look gorgeous in a pencil skirt! You should wear them often!!! Great skirt!

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    Apr 20, 2012, 01.54 AMby Seeks Corey

    Loved your blog post, and totally happy you chose to break out of the “rules”. You def. look fab!

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    Apr 20, 2012, 01.36 AMby madebymeg

    forget what they say, you look FABULOUS!

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