Hi there Glam Gals,
I have been seeing a lot of pleated skirts for sale lately. I really like them, but was wondering if I can still wear them now I am in my 50′s and a little heavier than I was when I wore them years ago. Thanks, June.
Many of us avoid pleated skirts because we we worry that all that extra fabric will bulk us up, and out! If you carry a lot of weight around your middle there is some truth to that and you need to proceed with caution. However, the good news is that all kinds of finer, lighter fabrics that drape the body are being used today for pleated skirts, so there are many more options now that can work. Also, different types of pleats work for different body types. Let’s take a look: