Skirts

flamenco skirt

Flamenco skirts can be cut several different ways.   They are not circle skirts, which get bulky around the waist and hips (and let's face it, who needs extra inches there??).  Instead, they're cut to fit close to the hips and flare generously towards the hem.  This is usually achieved by using panels, which are narrow near the waist and get wider towards the hem, or by adding extra fabric (called godets) round the hem.

Flamenco Skirts on eBay




Ladies Spanish Flamenco Dance Skirt Black  Red or Black  White 24 36 Waist
Ladies Spanish Flamenco Dance Skirt Black Red or Black White 24 36 Waist
$47.26

New Ladies Spanish Flamenco Practice Dance Frill Skirt Black Sizes S M L XL
New Ladies Spanish Flamenco Practice Dance Frill Skirt Black Sizes S M L XL
$33.75

New Traditional Spanish Flamenco Dance Skirt Red  White Polka Dot 24 36 waist
New Traditional Spanish Flamenco Dance Skirt Red White Polka Dot 24 36 waist
$47.26

New Spanish Flamenco Dance Skirt Double Frill Black  Red Sizes S M L XL XXL
New Spanish Flamenco Dance Skirt Double Frill Black Red Sizes S M L XL XXL
$50.63

Spanish flamenco dance skirt size S XXLblack Red WFS348
Spanish flamenco dance skirt size S XXLblack Red WFS348
$48.96

Flamenco Fan Woman Lady Red Skirt Tango Dance Music Room art FRAMED OIL PAINTING
Flamenco Fan Woman Lady Red Skirt Tango Dance Music Room art FRAMED OIL PAINTING
$107.55

women dance wears Spanish flamenco skirts Paso Doble skirt WFK440
women dance wears Spanish flamenco skirts Paso Doble skirt WFK440
$50.65

Vtg womens black wool tiered skirt flamenco Spanish tango dance 6 8 EUC
Vtg womens black wool tiered skirt flamenco Spanish tango dance 6 8 EUC
$23.99

Bal Togs Adult Medium White Flamenco Dance Skirt Drawstring Ruffles Ruffled
Bal Togs Adult Medium White Flamenco Dance Skirt Drawstring Ruffles Ruffled
$29.99

women Spanish flamenco Paso Doble skirt dance wears WSB279
women Spanish flamenco Paso Doble skirt dance wears WSB279
$54.87

Peter Pilotto Hi Lo Skirt SZ 4 Flamenco Dance Skirt Casual Style Illusion NWOT
Peter Pilotto Hi Lo Skirt SZ 4 Flamenco Dance Skirt Casual Style Illusion NWOT
$18.62

New Spanish Flamenco Dance Skirt Shawl  Hair Flower Set Red or Black
New Spanish Flamenco Dance Skirt Shawl Hair Flower Set Red or Black
$67.52

Spanish flamenco dance skirt Paso Doble black Red WSF350
Spanish flamenco dance skirt Paso Doble black Red WSF350
$52.34

Flamenco Dance Skirt BLACK w Polka Dots sz M
Flamenco Dance Skirt BLACK w Polka Dots sz M
$99.00

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A nice touch is to use two fabrics in the skirt, one for the main body and another for the godets or frills.  The flash of contrasting fabrics as you swirl adds drama to the movement.  The skirt on the right is a good example - look how the patterned frill highlights the feet. It can be ordered in a range of colours and patterns, too.  Great job, Pepe!

The most practical material for skirts is polyester, so you can throw them in the washing machine and don't have to spend hours and hours ironing the acres of fabric.

There's a trend in some schools for female students to wear pants in class.  Personally, I think if you're going to perform in a skirt, you need to practise in a skirt:  it makes such a big difference to how fast you can move.

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