Women with ample curves are very gracious and seductive, so they need to choose the clothes properly that will hide the belly and show the advantages of the figure and your individuality. The choice of the skirt depends on your taste but it’s better to listen to the stylists’ advice.

Experts are convinced that it’s possible to find a perfect variant for every type of women’s figure despite its peculiarities.

maxi dress to hide belly

skirt to hide the bellyHave you already read about the types of dresses to hide your tummy? It’s high time to find out about the skirts.

How to choose the skirt to hide the belly?

— It’s better to use dim models without large flower prints, abstractions or big pattern. Only skirts of saturated colors with small fragments will be suitable but in this case you should choose other elements of the ensemble carefully.

—  The main criteria is regular or high waist which allows to visually hide your stomach.


skirt to hide the tummy

— Large patch pockets or other details at the area of hips or stomach will add some extra volume and draw attention to the problematic are. Enormous buttons, coarse zippers, huge patch pockets and fancy décor are totally unacceptable.

—  Speaking about the fabric, you should choose smooth textures without any reliefs and ridges. The best fabrics are denim, crepe, wool, viscose, knitwear. Such things provide good waist and conceal extra kilograms.

skirt to hide the belly


–  It is best to wear high heel shoes, because they make plus size figure slimmer visually. But it can be tiring for every day. Therefore, stylists are advised to wear comfortable shoes: flat shoes or sneakers with a skirt.

You can read about skirts that are not suitable for plump women in the end of the article.

Types of skirts for plump women

Which types of skirts can use women with a protruding belly?

Such patterns include the following skirts:

— pencil skirt with high waist;

— A-line or tulip skirt;

— flared or maxi skirts;

— pleated or draped skirts;

— skirts to tighten the belly;

— skirt pants;

— summer loose skirts from light fabrics.

long skirt to hide belly

Pencil skirts that hide the tummy

The first of course is a high-waisted pencil skirt. This is the best skirt for the figure with any size of the belly. This model is included to the list of the most fashionable skirts in 2019. It’s always in fashion and its ability to totally conceal the flaws is fascinating. Close fitting skirt with high waist will show your slim legs, make curves seductive and create a thin silhouette.

pensil skirts to hide belly fat

The outfit will look adorable and sexy and show tempting buttocks, seductive curves, beautiful calves and slim ankles. You can wear a jacket or cardigan with a pencil skirt on a cool day.

It will suit perfectly those who work in an office or women who prefer strict classical style but have some extra curves in the abdomen. Fitted straight skirts should be slightly above the waist. Such models must be knee-length or a bit lower, it depends on the height of the girl. A strict skirt, suitable for the working day, can be perfectly straight or narrowed down.

skirt to hide the belly

Ideally straight skirts for women with protruding belly and wider hips should have at least a small slit in the front. This detail will make legs visually longer and will conceal the volume of your stomach and hips.

A-line skirts

This is a universal outfit for women with ample curves because they provide perfect waist-level, fit perfectly and make the figure more feminine.

These skirts are sewn from lightweight and draped fabrics. These models place emphasis on your waist with the use of a tight belt or elastic band. This model is suitable for women with thin hips because they help to hide belly fat and make hips look and add pomp to your hips.

A-line skirt to hide the belly

Tulip skirt

This model is suitable for women with thick hips and plump belly. Skirts of dense fabrics lay beautifully, visually correct figure and hide plump stomach and hips. It’s important to combine all the elements of the ensemble harmoniously, then the ladies will become the most attractive and irresistible.

tulip skirts that hide the tummy

tulip skirt to hide the tummy

Flattering skirts to hide tummy

These medium or maxi skirts will look perfectly on any figure and make plump women look more feminine and give them a special charm.  Cute and gentle outfits can be easily created with the use of a flattering skirt decorated with lace along the hem or lace inserts. It will create an elegant look for women with ample curves and slim waist.

Pleated skirts


Pleated skirts have been in fashion for a long time. In the photo you see various models of different length and color which make your figure more attractive and hide extra kilograms. These models are perfect for women pear-shaped women or for women who have a «slender column» figure. The main advantage of these models to optimize body proportions and add brightness.

pleated skirt to hide the tummy

pleated skirt to hide tummy

 Maxi skirts to hide tummy


Long skirts will suit the taste of women who have a tendency towards corpulence. Such models look festive and dressy, add luxury and nobility to the outfit.

Color can be various – from monochrome dimmed tones to bright colors. It’s possible to use models with flower print, abstractions and geometric patterns. Light and flowing fabrics are used to sew these skirts, and they fit the silhouette beautifully and add grace to the gait.

skirt to hide the belly


skirt to hide the tummy

 Models to tighten the belly

Special skirts of elastic fabric correct the body perfectly and tighten your belly. Such models are used for silhouette modeling.

Summer skirts to hide belly fat

For summer, rest, and just a pleasant pastime, you can choose one of the models of skirts for women with a protruding belly of chiffon or any flowing light fabric. You can choose voluminous puffed skirts with of light fabrics with folded pleats in the front (if the lady has wide hips) or on the sides (if the hips are narrow).

maxi skirt to hide the tummy

Models of skirts for women with protruding belly, photos of which you can see in the photo, are not limited to above mentioned ones. Nowadays asymmetrical skirts which are much longer in the back than in the front are extremely popular and perfect to hide the tummy.

 skirt to hide the tummy
If you wear them as wrap skirts, they will be priceless. The width of the model depends on your will. Wide and narrow skirts with different length and wrap in the front are equally good.

skirt to hide the tummy

 Skirt pants

Culottes have become very popular today. These are wide cropped trousers which resemble a skirt-pants. They are very comfortable and fashionable. And most importantly — they are great for women of any stature and hide the hanging belly very well.

How to choose the best culottes for obese women? Read important tips on our site.

culottes pants plus size
skirt to hide the tummy

Draped Skirts

Look for high-quality fabrics that keep their shape well, lend themselves to light drape, and also differ in plasticity. They are in great demand this year.
Neat drape front masks the fat on the abdomen and sides, making the outfit more original and feminine. But the folds on the sides can add volume, be careful with these models.

draped skirt to hide tummy

What skirts are not suitable for women with protruding tummy?

There are some details you must consider while choosing a skirt to hide your tummy. Which types of skirt should you reject if you have such type of figure?

— Mermaid skirt (long, narrow to the knees and wide at the bottom) will make your hips look even thicker.
— Loose baggy skirts which don’t have a strong silhouette line aren’t recommended.
— The skirt mustn’t fit too tightly or be too big. It must fit perfectly.
— Girls with plump hips and belly just shouldn’t wear skirts with horizontal stripes or spotted skirts.

— As for the fabric, you must avoid skirts of glossy, gold, silver, fleecy materials.

— Women with wide hips must avoid plisse skirts because they add volume to stomach and hips.

— Skirts for women with big stomach mustn’t be too short. Otherwise, everything depends on the woman’s height, degree of completeness and peculiarities of the figure.

skirt to hide the tummy

No matter what fashionable outfit you choose, believe in your own awesomeness and others will believe you and your body.

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