Job skirt


Job skirt

A job skirt is a conservatively-styled skirt that resembles the style of trousers typical to business casual attire. Job skirts vary in length, but are most commonly knee-length. Occasionally, they may be miniskirts or ankle-length [ [http://www.cottoninc.com/lsmarticles/?articleID=429 The Long And Short Of It - Skirts Of All Lengths Step Out This Season ] ] . The name "job skirt" is given because they are generally considered acceptable and are often preferred to wear to work in positions held frequently by women. At the same time, job skirts are well liked by women for dress-down occasions outside the workplace.

Job skirts are usually made of fabrics common to business casual slacks, such as khaki or corduroy, but as denim has become more acceptable in career lines, jean skirts fitting the same description are also viewed as job skirts. Some job skirts come with matching jackets as a suit [http://morningsun.net/stories/092798/fas_0927980031.html] .

Characteristics

The common characteristics of a job skirt are:
*Solid color (tan is common)
*A generally tailored appearance
*A fitted waistline
*A front fly, resembling trousers
*Belt loops
*Rear pockets (sometimes)

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