A full skirt- often complete with crinoline petticoats- is charming, dramatic and feminine. The contrast created between the fullness of the skirt at the hem and the size of the waist are very flattering to the female proportions. This skirt shape is the hallmark of the mid-century "New Look".
(Available only up to 28" waists as it becomes less flattering in larger sizes.)
On this page we will show you the skirt styles we offer. When you order your dress, please be sure you specify the type of skirt style along with the bodice style you want. Most skirts are also available as separates
The sarong skirt was born in Hawaii in the 50’s as part of the
On the left is an example of the sarong skirt without a hip tie
Ankle length sarong skirt
The waterfall skirt is a variation of a sarong skirt with a dramatic side ruffle that can be made with and without contrast and combined with a variety of bodice styles.
This skirt style comes in a fixed length of 28 inches.
The Waterfall skirt is pictured here in combination with the Petals Bust bodice. Visit the Waterfall Dress page for more about this style.