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Hi Sammy,

I found a few cool pencil skirts while thrifting that are way too long. What is the perfect length to get them tailored to?

Lisbeth

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Hi Lisbeth,

Congrats on your thrifting treasures! Assuming that they're not completely covered with any wackadoo/out there prints, your new pencil skirts should make a fab and long-lasting addition to your wardrobe. Kudos to you for discovering that a tailor and/or sewing machine can be a girl's best friend.

As for the most flattering length, ideally, a pencil skirt should hit just at the top of your knee. Any lower may shorten/stumpify your legs, any longer and you run the risk of total frumpdom.

Hope this helps*

xoxo,
sammy

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Some skirts for thought:

BB Dakota Yara Pencil Skirt(seen above) - Shopbop, $70
Current/ Elliott Stiletto Pencil Skirt - Madison LosAngeles $218
Women's Eyelet Pencil Skirt - Bealls, $34.80
Sateen Pencil Skirt - Chadwicks of Boston, $14.99

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