Tube skirts are as comfortable as the day is long, unrestrictive, and—if you take care to find a good one, and pair it with the right top—not quite so tricky as they seem. I bought this one from Maria Cornejo not long ago. It wasn’t cheap, but sucks you in like you’re wearing Spanx from hip to knee.
A little bit of strategic ruching works wonders for those of us with less than diminutive hips.
The peaked hem on this (quite reasonably priced) option is a nice little touch.
For me, some degree of hip and butt coverage is essential here—but I don’t go too big, as the silhouette starts to get weird. This draped front top dips satisfyingly low in back and has a nice amount of interest up front.
I like a tee that has enough volume to provide coverage, but not so much that it will add unnecessary bulk. (I also like that this one also comes in a decent assortment of shades.)
A crisp oversize cotton button-down is exactly what I’ll want to be pairing it with come summertime.
As will a big old blousy tunic.
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