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If you have big boobs what length/style skirts do you wear?

(27 Posts)
Destinysdaughter Mon 09-Jan-17 19:58:14

I tend to wear long skirts to balance out my bust otherwise I look too top heavy. I know they're not particularly fashionable, but short skirts look too tarty and mid length looks frumpy! (Also have a tummy which doesn't help)
Wondered what other pp with a similar size wear, am looking for some inspiration!smile

HeddaGabbler Mon 09-Jan-17 20:01:56

I wear mini skirts with opaque tights. But I have good legs and certainly don't think I look 'tarty' hmm

greenfolder Mon 09-Jan-17 20:10:40

Sadly i am 5ft 1 with 36gg boobs. I am not tall enough for any item of clothes to even it out

Destinysdaughter Mon 09-Jan-17 20:20:09

greenfolder you have my comiserations!

I'm 34g and 5ft 5 and that's bad

Destinysdaughter Mon 09-Jan-17 20:22:35

Hedda I did used to wear short skirts in my twenties but don't think they would look right on me now I'm a few decades older!

walruswhiskers Mon 09-Jan-17 20:27:29

I've got 30js. And great legs. I wear minis with opaque tights - makes it clear that I am not fat, just busty.

walruswhiskers Mon 09-Jan-17 20:27:51

Oh and I'm 5ft7.

Destinysdaughter Mon 09-Jan-17 20:35:06

If I wear short skirts I just look like boobs on legs!

Showgirl109 Mon 09-Jan-17 20:39:36

I'm 5'4" with 32 GG.
Pencil skirts work well knee or above never below. (Unless pregnant and then maxi looked great!)

Destinysdaughter Mon 09-Jan-17 20:47:03

Showgirl if you wear a pencil skirt, what do you wear on top?

AgathaF Mon 09-Jan-17 20:52:43

Minis - either straight or a-line or flared, with thickish, cotton tights or opaques in autumn/spring. Usually maxi skirts in summer as I only really wear short skirts with tights apart from on holiday. I'm 49, so some might say I'm too old for this, but I like it so to hell with what others say.

notMarlene Mon 09-Jan-17 20:58:42

Have you been properly, properly fitted for your bras? I look like boobs on legs in short skirts when if bras are wrong.

Destinysdaughter Mon 09-Jan-17 21:03:02

My size is correct but I'm an Apple shape and have no bum, slim hips and thin legs. I'm like a pregnant Barbie doll!grin

DianaT1969 Mon 09-Jan-17 21:59:29

34G and 5'4". Pencil skirts suit but I don't like walking any distance in heels. So I find this type of midi with a thin plain knit top works. Currently with brogues and opaques, but sliders in summer. Ignore the print, as it isn't for everybody. 2 small slits each side. This one is £17.50 M&S.

DianaT1969 Mon 09-Jan-17 22:00:31

I have lumps and bumps, so a pattern is strangely forgiving. And everything else is plain.

Doilooklikeatourist Mon 09-Jan-17 22:06:35

I'm 5 ft 6 and have big boobs ( 34ff )
And like longish skirts
But can't find any I like
I'm too old (56 ) for short skirts
It's so difficult

Destinysdaughter Mon 09-Jan-17 22:13:27

Diana no offence but that skirt on me would look like I'm wearing curtains. shock

Destinysdaughter Mon 09-Jan-17 22:17:02

This is me in a maxi dress.

Destinysdaughter Mon 09-Jan-17 22:18:05

Which is fine for the summer but not when it's cold!

AgathaF Mon 09-Jan-17 22:39:23

Fitted, not tight, above knee skirt, thick tights and a loose top? Maybe order a few different shapes and see what works for you? Or book a personal shopper at somewhere like John Lewis and see what they come up with?

Showgirl109 Mon 09-Jan-17 22:42:59

So one summer one winter but this sort of look. (Apologies for the terrible photos.)
Look at Christina Hendricks. Don't look like her! But I do have the boobs!

Destinysdaughter Mon 09-Jan-17 22:46:16

Lovely! V envious of your tiny waist ...

walruswhiskers Tue 10-Jan-17 07:22:55

Me in short skirt. I look a bit rotund of waist there (actually only 28") but despite tits, I don't think that much leg looks tarty...

walruswhiskers Tue 10-Jan-17 07:34:06

And today's work outfit.

ThursdayLastWeek Tue 10-Jan-17 07:41:09

I wear short skirts too. currently with wooly tights & DM Boots or cute flats and opaque if I'm going out.

I find mid length skirts need a heel to look their best on me and I'm not a heel wearer.

I like maxi skirts though. If it's working for you, why change it?

I'm a 32GG btw, though DS & I have just finished BFing so I'm hoping to get slightly more in proportion again soon!

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