Plus Size Pencil Skirt: OOTD

Plus Size Pencil Skirt Thrift Store Cassie Thrift Store ClassicOh, the Pencil skirt… I hear from people of all shapes and sizes that the pencil skirt just doesn’t work for them. Well, I think you would be surprised if you try one on! I never thought I would love it either, but this plus sized girl has a favorite skirt and it’s not the maxi! It’s the pencil skirt!! When you are looking for a plus size pencil skirt I have some suggestions on what to look for — things that will make them more fun to wear:)


One thing I hear often about pencil skirts is that they are uncomfortable! Well, that can be true. But, my favorite pencil skirts have a yoga waistband… that means this skirt is like wearing yoga pants, but it’s a skirt. how amazing is that???

Plus Size Penscil Skirt Thrift Store Cassie Thrift Store Classic

Bumpy Bellies

We are going to get a little real here — I have women of all sizes and shapes come into my boutique and say, I don’t like how the pencil skirt looks on my belly… that’s fine — we are not all ready to show off our visible belly outline (VBO). There are a few things that you can do to enjoy the pencil skirt without the VBO. First — in the outfit I am wearing for this post I have on an a-line top! This top flows and covers that VBO that would most definitely be showing if I tucked a shirt into my pencil skirt! Second, layers help so much in hiding lumps and bumps you don’t want to show off in your outfit.

ShoesPlus Size Penscil Skirt Thrift Store Cassie Thrift Store Classic

What shoes do you wear with a pencil skirt?? Well, Converse happen to be a personal favorite for dressing it down with a graphic tee. Booties, sandals, flat and even flip flops all work too!!


Pencil skirts can be your friend.. .no matter your size or shape! Try one on for size:)


Plus Size Penscil Skirt Thrift Store Cassie Thrift Store Classic

A-line top and Pencil skirt by Thrift Store.

Photos by the amazing Anna Wiley Photography

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  • Cat

    April 24, 2017 at 9:07 am

    I cannot get over how cute you look! I also love this style of pencil skirt. I’ve not tried it with that style of top yet, though. I’m excited to give it a go! I’m yet to pair my converse with mine, I def need to try that. Ps, in case it wasn’t clear, you look amazeballs!

    1. Tami

      April 24, 2017 at 9:18 am

      Cat, you are amazing:) And try the converse — it is super fun with a graphic tee too!

  • Peggy Correll

    April 24, 2017 at 9:49 am

    Oh I’m so glad I stopped and read this post! So, I’ve been getting into sewing lately and actually got gifted a pencil skirt pattern and I’ve been wanting to try it, but worried about not liking it, and it not being cute… because I haven’t seen many plus size examples, but so cute! And the idea that I can pair it with my converse and tees… I think it is a must! Thank you!

    1. Tami

      April 24, 2017 at 9:53 am

      Yay! I am glad I could help you move out of your comfort zone!!

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