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  1. SKIRTS BY-Sunidhi Kumari Nivedita Kumari
  2. SKIRTS SKIRTS Submitted to-Bharat Jain
  3. A Skirt is a type of garment that covers one’s lower half of body. It hangs from the waist and can be of any length of legs. Skirts can be made out of a single piece of material. But most of the skirts are introduced with dart, gores, pleats or panels to create a different look. The selection can vary upon the social context, fashion and cultural conception of modesty. you/
  4. Evolution of Skirt • Skirts are one of the oldest styles of garment known to man kind which comprised of a rectangular piece of material, animal skin or leaves woven together, wrapped around the waist, the skirt was created. • Ancient art shows remarkably "manly" men in skirts. But as time passed, it was women who became known for wearing skirts with few exceptions like Scotsmen, who still wear their kilts on traditional occasions. m/storyoftransportation.htm
  5. History of Skirt • The first skirt discovered dates back to 3,900 BC. • The earliest known culture to have females wear clothing resembling miniskirts were the Duan Qun Miao, which literally meant "short skirt Miao" in Chinese.
  6. Hoop skirt(1750-80) Hoop skirts typically consist of a fabric petticoat sewn with channels designed to act as casings for stiffening materials, variously rope, osier, whalebone, steel, or, from the mid-20th century, nylon. Hoop petticoat or pannier, English, 1750-80. Plain- woven linen and cane. www.wikipedia/
  7. Back fullness Skirt with bustle(1885) A bustle is a type of framework used to expand the fullness or support the drapery of the back of a woman's dress, occurring predominantly in the mid-to-late 19th century. Bustles were worn under the skirt in the back, just below the waist, to keep the skirt from dragging. Heavy fabric tended to pull the back of a skirt down and flatten it. www.wikipedia/
  8. Bustle Skirt It has ruffles in the back being flat across the stomach. The design is popular again as being part of a Neo- Victorian fashion. select-the-right-one-for-you/
  9. Skirts with Tucks • 1905 skirt with
  10. Hobble skirt(1911) A hobble skirt was a skirt with a narrow enough hem to significantly impede the wearer's stride, and was a short-lived fashion trend around the turn of the twentieth century and the early 1910s. www.wikipedia/
  11. Poodle skirt(1950) • A poodle skirt is a wide swing felt skirt of a solid bright bold color (often pink and powder blue) displaying a design appliquéd or transferred to the fabric.
  12. Ballerina skirt(1950) Ballerina skirt is a full skirt that reaches to mid-calf or just above the ankles, often made up of multiple layers of fabric. It was a popular style during the 1950s. It is based on the romantic tutu
  13. Mary Quant- Pioneer of Mini-Skirt The miniskirt, described as one of the defining fashions of the 1960s,is the garment most widely associated with Mary Quant, British fashion designer. n-articles/mary-quant-mini-skirt-fashion
  14. Classification of Skirts • A short skirt is classified as any skirt that falls above the knee. • A cocktail-length skirt falls below the knee but not quite to the floor. • A full-length skirt is a skirt that reaches almost to the ground and lower than the ankles. Skirts come in a variety of lengths, from short to long. There are three main skirt lengths short, cocktail, and full-length
  15. Classification of Skirts Dresses and skirts classified in terms of their hemlines: • floor-length hemlines • ankle hemlines • Mid-calf hemlines • below-knee hemlines • above-knee hemlines • mid-thigh hemlines • hip-high hemlines • handkerchief hemlines • diagonal or asymmetric hemlines • high-low hemlines, usually short in front and dipping behind. BOOK: Inside Fashion Design
  16. Mini Skirt Mini skirts are shorter than knee length. They are just right to reveal a pair of beautiful legs. This one is inappropriate for the workplace or highly formal meeting.
  17. Micro Mini Skirt This one is a shorter version of mini skirt. One can go as far as one want without the skirt qualifying as a belt. http://portraitsfaces.blogspot.html
  18. A-line Skirt This skirt fits at the waist. Slightly touching hips and thighs, broader at the hem, narrow at the top and a bit wider at the bottom makes it look like the letter “A”.
  19. Flared Skirt The design of flare skirts are derived from A-line skirts. The only difference is, these skirts are wider at the bottom. The extra flare covers the fat over hips and thighs. They are also named as four gores, six gores, seven or eight gores. select-the-right-one-for-you/
  20. Flounced Skirt This one is a preferred casual skirt. There are different lengths on this category such as, full, knee length, mini etc. These skirts creates an attractive look by adding shape by tiers. skirts-select-the-right-one-for-you/
  21. Pencil Skirt • This skirt hugs ones body. Its lengthens from the waist to beneath the knees or down to mid- calf. They come in stretch materials. This one is preferred for slim and skinny figures.
  22. Flounce Pencil Skirt peplum pencil skirt bow trim pencil skirt
  23. Pegged skirts • Its a skirt that is skin tight. Kind of like a pencil skirt but an old fashioned term. Pleated pegged skirt rhondabuss.blogspot. com
  24. Tulip Skirt • Like an inverted tulip, a tulip skirt has more fabric around the waistline and a close-fitting hemline.
  25. Dirndl A dirndl is a type of traditional dress worn in Germany especially B avaria ,Switzerland; Liec htenstein, Austria and South Tyrol, based on the historical costume of Alpine peasants. A dirndl skirt generally describes a light circular cut dress, gathered at the waist, that falls below the knee.
  26. Mermaid Skirt The design is similar to a mermaid’s tail by fitting from waist to knees. It flares out from the knees to the
  27. Overskirt • An overskirt, is a type of elongated hem resembling a short skirt, worn to lay over another garment, either another skirt such as a petticoat or underskirt, or breeches.
  28. Maxi Skirt These skirts are long, having a length from waist to ankle. They may not show any leg, but still can be very fashionable. This one is especially good for fall and cool winter days. Many people believe them as the most comfortable variety.
  29. chevron stripe skirt Paisley-Print Maxi Skirt Pleated Maxi Skirt
  30. Yoked skirt The yoked skirt has a straight section added from the waist to about hip height
  31. Draped Skirt A draped skirt is an elegant, sophisticated skirt with soft folds
  32. Pleated Skirt Pleats are folds of fabric sewn from the top of the skirt. It hangs from the waist to different lengths showing the pleat’s over. It looks nice on all figures. 9967
  33. Sun-Ray Pleat Skirt Flared skirt with pressed stiff plates which widens towards the hem. Very broad sun-ray pleats are called umbrella pleats. the-right-one-for-you
  34. Wrap Skirt These skirts can wrap around the waist and the leg part. Sometimes they have a light flare design. It can be fastened by a button or tie. It is a perfect selection of casual wear. They are usually made of cotton. the-right-one-for-you
  35. Bubble Skirt It creates a bubble effect at the bottom of its hem being tucked back under. It has been popular since 1950s. the-right-one-for-you
  36. Examples of Bubble Skirt
  37. High Waisted Skirt The skirt that fits on higher than the waistline are called high waisted skirts. They can be a little or a lot higher than the waistline. the-right-one-for-you
  38. Combo Skirts A combination of different fabrics creates a combo skirt. It is mainly focused when the skirt is re-purposed or up-cycled. The parts can be any fabric such as jeans, ruffles etc. the-right-one-for-you
  39. Tutu It was a specialized skirt, originally used in ballet. This skirt is made of tulle. Recently it has been popular as Goth and fetish wear. the-right-one-for-you
  40. Circular skirt A fully circular skirt is, as described, where the hem forms a full circle: as the length of the skirt increases, so will the size of the circle and its circumference, so increasing the amount of fullness.
  41. Godet A Godet is an extra piece of fabric in the shape of a circular sector which is set into a garment, usually a dress or skirt. The addition of a godet causes the article of clothing in question to flare, thus adding width and volume. Adding a godet to a piece of clothing also gives the wearer a wider range of motion.
  42. Handkerchief Skirt The handkerchief skirt has an asymmetrical or uneven hem gives an elegant or traditional style waist-handkerchief-skirt-with-suspender
  43. Trouser Skirt Trouser skirts basically shares a pair of trousers either fitted or flared. Fly fronts and belt loops are the common among trouser skirt.
  44. Frilled Hemline Skirt Frilled Hemline skirts have the ruffled hem edging either straight or flounced.
  45. Broomstick Skirt The skirt has a length to ankle with many vertical wrinkles. The wrinkles are made by twisting the garment when it is wet. It is a nice selected for casual wear. the-right-one-for-you
  46. Plaid skirt A plaid skirt is made of cloth piece of checked or tartan pattern. It is often used in school uniforms.
  47. Asymmetrical Skirt Asymmetrical skirts is designed in a way that the fabric will have different lengths on the hems. It is a perfect selection for an evening out. select-the-right-one-for-you
  48. These skirts are great for dancing as they are made of vertical panels from waist to hemline. Grommet Skirts or Skirts with Gussets the-right-one-for-you
  49. Gathered skirts are gathered at the waist. It is the simplest of all skirts. It can also be cut from the hip side and set into a yoke. Gathered Skirt
  50. Denim skirt A denim skirt, erroneously referred to as a 'jean skirt' or 'jeans skirt', is a skirt made of denim, the same material as blue jeans. Denim skirts come in a variety of styles and lengths to suit different populations and occasions.
  51. Leather skirt A leather skirt is a skirt made of leather. Although durable material, the particular combination of style and material makes for a certain fashion statement. Leather skirts appear in a variety of lengths and styles.
  52. Prairie skirt A prairie skirt is an American style of skirt, an article of women's and girls' clothing. Prairie skirts are slightly flared to very full, with one or more flounces or tiers, and are often worn over a ruffled eyelet or lace- trimmed
  53. Skort A skort, sometimes called a scooter or 'skant', is a pair of shorts with a fabric panel resembling a skirt covering the front. Some skort are essentially skirts with a pair of shorts hidden underneath, though most resemble a pair of shorts with a panel of fabric over the front
  54. Skater Skirt Skater skirt, a short, high-waisted circle skirt with a hemline above the knee, often made of lighter materials to give the flowing effect that mimics the skirts of figure skaters.
  55. Trumpet Skirt A trumpet skirt is a skirt that has a slim fit through the hips and flares at the hem.
  56. A short skirt with layered flounces, of a kind typically worn by cheerleaders. Rah-rah skirt cheerleaders/
  57. T-Skirt T-skirt, made from a T-shirt, the T-skirt is generally modified to result in a pencil skirt, with invisible zippers, full length two-way separating side zippers, as well as artful fabric overlays and yokes
  58. Button/Zipper through skirts • Describes a skirt fastened with buttons or zipper from top to bottom
  59. Lehenga Lehenga is a full ankle-length skirt worn by Indian women, usually on formal or ceremonial occasions.
  60. Ghaghara Ghaghara a long full skirt, often decorated with embroidery, mirrors, or bells.
  62. Harem Skirt
  63. Sampot The sampot is a long, rectangular cloth worn around the lower body. It can be draped and folded in several different ways. The traditional dress is similar to the dhoti of Southern Asia. It is also worn in the neighboring countries of Laos and Thailand where they are known as pha nung.
  64. Sulu A sulu is a type of skirt traditionally worn by men and women in Fiji. It is regarded as Fiji's national dress.
  65. • A knee-length skirt with deep pleats, usually of a tartan wool, worn as part of the dress for men in the Scottish Highlands. Kilt
  66. Pareo It is a type of fabric that has to wrap around your body to make a skirt. It is widely used in tropical climates to be worn as a skirt or as a cover-up over a bathing suit.
  67. Sarung A sarung is a large tube or length of fabric, often wrapped around the waist and worn by men and women throughout much of South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, the Horn of Africa, and on many Pacific islands.
  68. Dhoti Dhoti is a type of skirt draped around the waist and it is the most prominent among Indian men. It is draped in many possible ways varying according to the region. nduism-dir/119940-separating-culture- religion-hinduism-3.html
  69. Foustanella A white knee-length pleated skirt worn by men in Greece and Albania.
  70. Gale of Nokte Community of Arunachal Pradesh Gale of Adi Community of Arunachal Pradesh
  71. Gale of Meghalaya Rajasthan Ghaghra
  72. Mekhela of Assam Manipuri Dress
  73. Traditional dress of Haryana Banjaran community’s Ghaghra
  74. Sketches of Skirt at a Glance BOOK: Inside Fashion Design
  75. Sketches of Skirt at a Glance BOOK: Inside Fashion Design
  76. How to Choose the Right Skirt for Your Figure • Pencil skirt is the best option for a body having curves. The tulip style is also good to be considered for a body having curves. 1 2
  77. The trumpet skirt is good to be considered for an hourglass lady, pear shape or a slim lady, as it creates soft curves. An A-line skirt is preferred for an hourglass or Twiggy sort of body shape. 3 4
  78. The puffball (bubble) skirt is the best option for a body shape not sensitive about thighs, bums and Tums. The skirt type fishtail and the mullet should be opted to balances the width of ones hips, in much the same way as flared trousers as it draws the eye elsewhere. 5 6
  79. Bollywood actresses flaunting skirt
  80. Kate Bosworth at last night’s premiere of Black Rock Shakira in Waka-Waka song
  81. Compiled by: • Nivedita Kumari • Sunidhi Kumari • Ravish Khan
  82. Bibliography • articles/mary-quant-mini-skirt-fashion ( 01/02/2014, 13:30) • Figure and also reference to pictures no. 1,2 ,3,4,5. (01/02/2014, 15:00) • right-one-for-you/ (31/01/2014, 20:00) • BOOK: Inside Fashion Design (03/02/2014) • (31/01/2014, 19:30) • (02/02/2014, 16:40) • history.asp&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFx729GYE1ccVq0z3 5W-vg35gSJHA (08/02/2014, 20:00)
  83. THANK YOU Cute representation of skirts