Hell Bunny Plus Size Panthera Skirt

Grrrr-owl! This skirt was SCREAMING my name as I perused Hell Bunny’s site a couple of months ago.

hellbunny panthera 50's skirt

Hell Bunny has been a staple in the retro fashion community since 2003. They started making plus sizes in 2011. They are a UK brand so their garments run smaller than US sizes. I find that I can only wear their skirts and sleeveless dresses. Anything with a sleeve is too small in the arm. I’ve tried blouses, tees, and sleeved dresses and they’re unwearable because they’re too snug.

I sent an email to their customer service with my complaints about the sizing. I was surprised when I received a response in less than a day! They informed that Hell Bunny is considering extending its sizes, and that some of the newer plus size garments with sleeves have elastic in them to make them stretchier.

hellbunny plus size panthera 50's skirt

I knew this skirt was going to be perfect for me. It is pleated and really accentuates my hips, which I love! The fabric is flowy but structured. It is very full and would look great with a petticoat if that’s your thing. I love the pattern; leopard is a neutral in my world.

I’m wearing it with my trusty black t-shirt from Old Navy. Sometimes I like to wear something machine washable to dinner so I’m not worried about spilling. My necklace is a vintage cloisonne unicorn pendant I picked up at a flea market last summer. It is for the permanent collection but there’s a really cute upcycled version listed on Etsy right now.

hellbunny panthera 50's skirt

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