For this fabric I originally planned a bit flared skirt, but as happens often, I changed my plan and am making this pencil skirt. It took me a long time deciding to do the piping or not, as I was afraid it was too much and giving too much width for me. I decided it wouldn't be a big loss if it didn't work, and it gives me a chance to check this high waist style on me too. I see it as a test project, of which the outcome can be a wearable skirt. My dressform is not my size, so it only shows the general idea, and has nothing to do with the fit on me. the second picture is a bit ridiculous with the belt on it, I do have a defined waist, but not like this!
If it works this will be a nice summer skirt which will be great with a simple black top (or perhaps the dotted black fabric from my plan).