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How To Wear A Pleated Skirt When Your Plus-Size

If your a plus-size queen, then you certainly heard that we can’t wear pleated skirts! Well, I’m here to tell you that we can! Read more to find out how to style those trendy pleated skirts.

The main questions that people ask about pleats are 1. Do pleats add weight? 2. Can I wear a pleated skirt if I have a tummy? The answer to both of these questions is YES YES YES!

I love a pleated skirt, I find that they add so much flair and femininity. And you can incorporate them into every season. They are a fashion staple that every woman should have in their closets. Whether they have a big or small midsection.

Do pleats add weight?

Like I said, Yes it does! Pleats can make you appear bigger than you are. But you just need to find one, that fits your body shape and personal style the best. I consider myself a very honest and straight forward person when it comes down to my weight. I know that I’m phat, and it doesn’t really matter what I’m wearing. Cause I’m still gonna be phat. Of course, I want to look cute and wear things that flatter my body, but in the end, I’m still gonna be phat! You see, whatever I wear, people are still gonna see that I’m a bigger person. I can wear in my eyes the most perfect and cute outfit but looks like a disaster through someone else eyes. Do you feel me? Do you see my point of view?

Fashion is fun guys, it’s a way to express yourself! Wear whatever you want to wear! And what makes you feel good!

Can I wear a pleated skirt if I have a tummy?

Of course, you can! Do what you feel is right for you! There is no reason to shy away from wearing anything just because of your bigger tummy. I have a big tummy too, and I still wear pleated skirts. Here are a couple of tips and tricks that have worked for me.

  • Pull your skirt to the smallest part of your waistline. It gives the illusion that your waist is way smaller than it actually is.
  • Wear a belt, They always created shape and illusion of being smaller. Here is an example
  • Wear fitted undergarments. Spanx can be your best friend. And this is even something that small women also wear. There’s nothing wrong with some little help from time to time, to help you keeps things on his place and tight! Even if you don’t like to wear Spanx, you can still invest in proper underwear and fitted bra’s. A good bra can immediately change the way you walk, stand, look and feel! Believe me, I’ve been there!

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Skirt: Happy Size | Blouse: Happy Size | Blazer: vintage | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban


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