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Find the perfect skirt for your body type | SKIRT GUIDE - SPRING FASHION | Justine Leconte

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What are the different types of skirts: mini, midi, maxi, pencil skirts, etc? Which skirt fits which body type? This video shows the 3 parameters when choosing a skirt: waist, hemline and fullness. I refer to the main body types: pear, apple, inverted triangle, rectangle & hourglass. Petite and tall women are also mentioned, but if you are petite or tall, you are still (also) a body type. Thumbs up if you liked this video! Any question or tip? Comment below. New videos: Wednesday 5pm & Sunday 12pm (Paris/Berlin time). Take care! Justine ************************************* To contribute subtitles under any of my videos: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UChxkFSjTE7nLCHsDk8_pRhg Thanks a lot for your help! ************************** VIDEOS MENTIONED How to measure your body type & the playlist of all body types: https://youtu.be/djuJdzUV4QA ************************** IMAGES SHOWN - Red mini-skirt with scallops*: http://amzn.to/2teZoKz - Knee-length skirt with red flowers*: http://amzn.to/2rrwDcy - Below-the-knee pencil skirt*: http://amzn.to/2sKLEdo - Baby blue maxi skirt*: http://amzn.to/2rrHu67 - Black floor-length*: http://amzn.to/2sCfi3M Those products are examples. It doesn't mean that I know the supply chain of those brands or that I support the quality of the clothes. The collection I designed myself can be seen here: www.justineleconte.com/shop ************************************* I AM WEARING: NYX butter lipstick BLS16*: http://amzn.to/2qZkta9 ************************** SOCIAL Instagram: JustineLeconte Facebook: Justine Leconte Fashion Twitter: JustineLeconteO Pinterest: jleconteberlin My website (current collection): www.justineleconte.com/shop Business requests only: [email protected] * Legal disclosure: those links are Amazon affiliate links. There are here for you to see the products and prices. If you buy a product through these links, I get a small share of the price (without the product being more expensive for you). You don’t have to use those links. It is up to you :-) #fashion #style #skirts
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This video is to get you summer-ready ;-) Which shape of skirt is your favorite?
lisa WOLF (1 month ago)
Pencil skirt and A type
Vera Santos (5 months ago)
Hi Justine! What if you made a video on ways to style a midi skirt? I love them! :D
sunnymas (7 months ago)
I like the A-line skirts most. In a length halfway the legs = midi. But sometimes also maxi style. My favourite now is a black jeans-skirt in midi. I wear skirts in public since 14 years. In all four seasons. It is so comfortable and elegance. I like it more, than trousers / pants. Very helpful in summer, if the weather is hot. Skirts are the most comfortable fashion for men. So also for me. No problems in germany, france, switzerland in public. In a french supermarket I wear a blue jeans-maxi-skirt. A little girl noticed me, and told it to her parents. Her parents saw it, and told her, it is ok. No matter at all. So it is ok for the girl too.
Daisyy Slay I'm thick and wear mini skirts just not super mini, just like a couple inches above the knee.
Amalia Perez (2 days ago)
What would be my ideal skirt if I have a short torso, I'm short, curvy, hourglass?
In Russia the part of the skirt that you call yoke is called a french word "kokette" :)
Ohhh I didn't know, fun fact 😅
The Lottie Effect (8 days ago)
I really struggle with having a small waist and large hips and love handkes which makes high waisted aline skirts 'bulge' at just under the waistband where the fabric has to extend out onto my hips. I'm petite and pair shaped so realllllllly struggle with this 😔 what would you recommend?
fishchick72 (10 days ago)
This is such great info!!
justmemyselfandfashion (16 days ago)
Super annoying cause i'm Jewish (orthodox) and I have to wear skirts below the knee or longer and it drives me CRAZY cause unless i'm wearing a maxi dress or skirt i look SO short like the best length is just above my knee but I can't wear that and I just don't feel pretty
ponypruhest (17 days ago)
pockets?
sunita Kotwani (17 days ago)
Hi Justin. I watched the photoshoot of your collection. I want to know, what things u were using as to remove crease from the fabric n something like roller. Plz let me know
sunita Kotwani (17 days ago)
+Justine Leconte officiel n a roller? It looked like a paint brush.
A steamer
Mellisuga Helenae (18 days ago)
Hei!😲wo bleiben die Wadenlänge,3/4 und die 7/8 Länge?
Rakealia (21 days ago)
Good video. With my pear shape and height, I tend to go for knee length or just under, with A line to semi circle and it looks good, glad to know I'm on the right track with that. :3
Alona Iliashchuk (22 days ago)
Thank you!!!!!
Katie Dotson (22 days ago)
For comfort and style, bring back the cullottes. More than just wide leg pants (IMO) made correctly, they give the appearance of a skirt while maintaining the comfort of trousers. They may herald back to when women first began to ride horses astride as opposed to using a side saddle. Anything resembling men's breeches at that time would never have been worn by women. Most today are below the knee length but can be of any length.
Zaineb EL MOUTASSIM (24 days ago)
J'adore vos vidéo et j'apprécie la femme gracieuse et raffinée que vous êtes 👍🏻
Faya00001 pebble (24 days ago)
OMG! too many rules! If I see a skirt that I like I buy it! I hate measuring to conform to a standard look.
Carole Smith (24 days ago)
I'm 5'7", pear-shaped with slender features.  I find I tend to wear a lot of flowy, ankle length skirts.  Knee length or just below the knee would probably look good on me, except I find that they are just that tiny bit too short on me once I sit down and I like to move around a lot when sitting.  Also I live in a pretty hot area, so I don't want to add a layer of leggings just to make an outfit more modest.
Tia Holt (24 days ago)
Really like your videos. Could you look into short Vs long waisted fashion tips? 😊
Alloniya (25 days ago)
I cant find perfect skirt for me( I alweys buy something looks at the end very wierd on me.
imanee imanee (25 days ago)
No or yes
imanee imanee (25 days ago)
Were ez my hasband
Kate Midleton ? Jus lake ! Lake this !!!!!
Fiene Van Dijk (28 days ago)
(i am an inverted triangle) So. Around the waist(e) it mist begin and ending doesn't matter. Pretty low fullnes. Did I get this right?
irma adyatni mawardi (30 days ago)
I'm binge watching your videos :D I'm petite and pear shaped (Beyonce shaped more like) I like full circle skirt that come kissing my ankle though (or slightly higher) due to cultural reasons (can't waltz around in public with shorter/tighter skirt without getting publicly lynched sadly). But love your video on this topic :)
Hollow Stream (1 month ago)
Hi Justine! What length skirt should a petite wear besides a mini? I like my legs but I didn’t even feel comfortable wearing a mini in my 20s. Thanks!
Saszy (1 month ago)
i want to wear skirt but my legs are so thin, it would look horrible😖
Gordon Snell (1 month ago)
Hi thanks for the tip, Spring is almost here & I will be wearing my skirts in the spring time 😊😊
realyn serrano (1 month ago)
you're good at sketching
Anna Edvardsen (1 month ago)
I've heard of a "french length" and it's a skirt that ends around mid-calf. There is this local brand in Russia called po pogode who sell some clothing... the dresses are okay, but the skirt i purchased last time was flat. Like on the sides, where the seems are it kind of doesn't lay flat close to the body. The sides stick out. So from the side you look normal, but from the front the skirt is sticking out. Is there anything i could do myself at home to fix this? Maybe ironing it on the seems or something?
lisa WOLF (1 month ago)
I “ discovered “ you in the last 2 weeks. 1. To me you are incredible beautiful and classic French 2. Where can I buy your clothing?
Sabrinita Life (1 month ago)
How do you keep ypur short skirt from being lifted from the wind. Im inverted triangle.
Mary-Leslie Holland (1 month ago)
...I guess pleated skirts are ancient history?...
Mairi Millar (2 months ago)
I applaud all your uploads, Justine. Thank you! Mairi x
Justine Leconte officiel (2 months ago)
thank you!
Sharon rose Planta (2 months ago)
thanks for sharing❤️❤️
Pavels Trusels (2 months ago)
Xx thanks
SameeAhmedMusic (2 months ago)
Any advice for trans girls? Asking for a friend
Halodeels (2 months ago)
cool tips, also check out these tips in my blog about how to choose the perfect skirt for your body shape https://choosemyskirt.blogspot.com
Monisha Mohan (2 months ago)
What do you call a skirt that end between you knees and ankle?
Ashleah (2 months ago)
Hi Justine! I have a large bust, small waist, and large hips with toned legs. I've never liked skirts because they always tend to make me look boxy and I can never pair the right shirt with it, is there any advice you can give me? I've always envied ladies who look attractive in skirts! Thank you! Love your vidoes!
Liza Israel (2 months ago)
Im fat..but i want to wear skirt...ㅇㅅㅇ
Angela Johnson (2 months ago)
Informative
Sunshine Baker (3 months ago)
I have known all my life that a pencil skirt was what I could rock, above the knee when younger and midi now----still wear them and love them.
Berkley Pearl (3 months ago)
This is great! I’m really trying to wear more skirts in my day to day life
Yantnie Leoni (3 months ago)
your videos are life changing. thank you so much for sharing <3
Justine Leconte officiel (3 months ago)
Thank you 💜
Andrea Zacarias (3 months ago)
Been watching your videos lately and i learned alot. thank you!
MsLadyLilian (3 months ago)
I am sorry, what type skirt to wear for Merlin Monro type? As pencil or not?Or with ruffles?I don t like long skirts
I want a skirt that's 18inches in the back and 17 in the front.
Vlair Lim (3 months ago)
I just love love love your video so helpful, from korea
Gucci Gucci (3 months ago)
J'adore!! Love your videos and energy so much! D'une Francaise a une autre. Bises!
K V (3 months ago)
You are so helpful! I appreciate your down to earth and kind manner.
Noy Soffer Aranov (4 months ago)
Skirts and I are never friends since I have a very small waist compared to a huge butt so tight skirts always ride up. Since I'm 5'4" I can't wear any long skirts since I'm already the size of a child and look like a child.
Keira Kiran (4 months ago)
How you started your clothing line ? I want to know your ans. Coz I'm interested in this feild too and I have no idea how to start
Chiaki Yamashita (4 months ago)
I love floor lenght skirts with empire wais! (I am a pear)
Zhaklin Vasileva (4 months ago)
I love your tank top
shaily J (4 months ago)
Hi nyc informative video as always.. What about ladies who have kinda rectangular body shape with large protruding belly??... What type of skirt would suit them?
Florence Pierce (4 months ago)
Thanks once again for another wonderfully simplifying video!
Karen M (4 months ago)
I am pear shaped but with a pot belly. Small up top. Nothing seems to fit or be flattering?
VoiceOfTheInternet (5 months ago)
Thank you, Justine. This was a great deal of help. :D
Leo M (5 months ago)
"you need to be able to get into that skirt and walk normally" - that is always useful ;-)
Leo M (5 months ago)
+Justine Leconte officiel 100% corect
Justine Leconte officiel (5 months ago)
Right? 😅
Jen Y (5 months ago)
Circle skirts are awesome for riding Harley Davidsons 😎 I only wear skirts don't own blue jeans. Thanks great tip!
Elsa Fever (5 months ago)
What should I wear for I am 5 foot and have short legs and an equally as short torso?
Aphro (5 months ago)
There are long skirts that are straight (and more stretchy) so they hug your hips and curves and you can walk just fine in it because it’s not super tight around the calves/ankle
Hyuuga Ryuu (6 months ago)
Can someone help me? I'm not really good in english too understand this video 😣 I'm petite and have pear shape.. what type skirt that looks good for me?
Dawna Borbon (6 months ago)
Hi Justine! Can you please make a video about winter clothes because I love sweaters but I want to learn how to choose esp when you're skinny. I would also love to learn about overalls as I want to try it out. I always wear jeans and jackets because I am super thin and I am afraid to try different styles. Sincerely, Filipino Subscriber :)
Ana Hewett (6 months ago)
Love your teachings Justine! You are wonderful!💖🤗
nuller mand (6 months ago)
Where have you been all mah lahfe! If I knew this when I was younger....
Наверное, ГИД по юбкам, а не гОд.))
Saleha Ekram (7 months ago)
Plz make a video on A-line skirt😍
Linda Ursin (7 months ago)
I need a high rise (wide, inverted triangle). I am short but I don't feel comfortable in short skirts so I go for long ones, preferably hugging with a flare at the bottom (for example mermaid). I do have a long torso so it feels like my legs look longer that way and I feel good in them. Plus I can move, even run to the bus which I never do :D
Lili Ramos (7 months ago)
Can you describe how to match the different skirt fullness with tops? What are the best matches?
Heather marsh (7 months ago)
Justin's by fluke I found your site ... You are a god send thank you ☺️
dollysinn (7 months ago)
Dayng, you skinny as hell, girl.
Anna Vajda (7 months ago)
I have narrow hips and great legs so short A line skirts work well for me.
LibraVibe (7 months ago)
This wasn't super helpful for dressing body types. I found it more of an informatiional on skirt types.
LibraVibe (7 months ago)
Wait, did she just say she's a pear shape at approx 6:22? In previous videos she said she's a rectangle (which I'd agree on), but pear? Did I miss something?
Eugenie De Nardis (8 months ago)
Coucou Justine. Pour ton info, la forme poire se prononce comme "père" et non "pire". Merci pour ta vidéo
Lit Mal's (8 months ago)
Justine I am 4'6".. how to wear skirt and dress. And what type of long skirt or dress should we wear with flare or tight dress
AsiaRadio Sales (8 months ago)
My wife just loves buying skirts from Rosarini's she just loves them so much. https://rosarini.com/collections/dress-skirt
Hazel Holden (8 months ago)
im 5ft3 I find it difficult to find skirts or long dresses because of my hight pls help im a size 16
Hazuki (8 months ago)
New subscriber here and gradually making my way through your videos, so you may have already done this, but I always struggle with what to pair a skirt with, or how to wear it. Could this be a potential video topic?
SiriuslyYours (8 months ago)
highlight this, hide that ... show off, conceal. It's tough being a woman.
robiahq (8 months ago)
As usual, the fashion advocate 👏👏
khione orge (8 months ago)
what kind of skirt is good for an inverted triangle?
Kruthika Margam (8 months ago)
Hello! I just found your videos. Thank you so much for the information! I was wondering if "Tea length" is an actual description. if yes, then what type is it?
Tanairi Maldonado (9 months ago)
Thanks a lot for all of your help, greetings from Boston, MA
T'Ra-Sha Thikous (9 months ago)
Great video, but you didn't touch on curvey hourglass figures. What types of skirts are best for us? Thank you in advance.
Tony Montana (9 months ago)
what if my gf has like a big butt and petitie body like the skirt kind of lifts up from the back and not the front
Barbara Berardi (9 months ago)
Sono una clessidra, taglia 38, vita stretta, seno 2 C, non alta ( 1,62 metri). Che tipo di gonna mi consigli? Nb non indosso i tacchi!
Sara-Maria Smit (9 months ago)
I like this so much! As a Dutch reformed Christian girl, I only wear skirts and dresses. Have you done one on dresses as well? (I couldn't find it on your channel) As I can't wear jeans and any sort of trousers (which I feel like are the norm in Holland) I really like your elegant French side on fashion!
Ariana Gomez (9 months ago)
The low raise jeans or skirts are really uncomfortable for me By the way I am pear-shaped and I wear a lot of mini skirts.I love them and I don’t care If They show my “bad parts”
Winter Matherne (9 months ago)
What kind of skirt is appropriate for an apple shape with short skinny legs??
bogieboog (9 months ago)
What about bias cut skirts
Sai Supraja (10 months ago)
But just amazing!!!!!!
jaelynn kupahu (10 months ago)
SOOOO HELPFUL!! thanks so much.
anuja churi (10 months ago)
How is it that you are so brainy, thoughtful and discerning ! Thank you so much! Yes a petitite lady am I and fell for you by 2.44!
AKVAEL (10 months ago)
I love your accent
Dhekra Ghidhawi (10 months ago)
Love you
Hima Yarlagadda (10 months ago)
I actually dint listen much U talk so cute and ur manocure is soo on point. U have a great body language
stay gold (10 months ago)
So clothes really aren't made for people of color... now I know for sure.
MichiruEll (10 months ago)
I've recently discovered the wonders of 1950s swing dresses on my tall, somewhat overweight pear-shape. They look wonderful! And are consistent with these recommendations
amritha hariharan (11 months ago)
Thanks Justine! great video as usual. However, I was really looking forward to some tips for hour glass shaped woman (me.. sigh) 😖
Anisa Fitrianingtyas (11 months ago)
You're great thanks 😍

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