A skirt is a tube- or cone-shaped women`s garment that hangs from the waist and covers the legs. Unlike pants, a skirt is not divided. A dress (also frock, gown) is a garment consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice or with a matching bodice giving the effect of a one-piece garment. In Western culture, skirts and dresses are usually considered women`s clothing. Skirts are a very common and popular form of clothing with women in all age groups. Skirts enhance the personality of a girl. Modern skirts and dresses are usually made of light to mid-weight fabrics, such as denim, jersey, worsted, or poplin.
Skirts and dresses of thin or clingy fabrics are worn with slips to make the material of the skirt drape better. Skirt may be worn as part of a suit. Skirts or dresses are the garments of choice for many women in formal situations, such as weddings and geopolitical summits. Disadvantage of skirts and dresses that contribute to many girls and women preferring trousers. Long skirts are an in thing of today. Short tops are worn on long skirts accompanied by a scarf over it.
Many girls wear denim skirts that may be straight-fit or knee-length skirts. Skirts are of basic shapes like a straight-tailored skirt, Full-skirt, A-line skirt, Pleated skirt, Circle skirt, Hobble skirt, Poodle skirt, Mini Skirt, Maxi-Skirt, Broom Stick Skirt,and Trouser Skirt. Not all families would allow a girl to wear a skirt. Though modernity has taken over orthodox attitude and thinking pattern do not prefer woman to wear skirts but with changing times and modern ideology has changed this fact.