I sew as a hobby and frequently make myself skirts. I put off buying this always with the reasoning that I'd make myself a plain black skirt one of these days. Recently, I was injured and am required to wear this bulky brace that doesn't quite work over pants, leaving skirts as my go to casual for the time being. Well, that forced my hand and I ordered it. I am so glad I did. I wish I had ordered it sooner. It fits like a dream. I'm 31" waist and ordered an XL. There's a little room but the belt takes care of it. It is slightly long on me but I'm short and don't mind for the time being because it hides my brace. This is s timeless staple in a pinup/rockabilly closet. I hope it comes in more colors and prints.