Amy Smilovic is founder of the luxury apparel brand TibiA self-proclaimed “Self-proclaimed” “creative pragmatist.”She loves finding the right balance between originality and function in her style choices. Her style is described as classic, modern, and chill.
You can find her on social media doing what she does best—giving cool, easy, and often effortless-looking styling tips.
Recently she posted a video about how to avoid a somewhat controversial topic—the “skin sandwich.”As you might ask, what is a skin sandwich? It gets technical so be prepared!
What’s A Skin Sandwich?
Do you ever feel weird about your look and you’re not sure why? Smilovic may have a reason that you didn’t know about. The reel begins with Smilovic saying: “Skin sandwiches are one of the most hotly debated items in my Instagram feed. I’m gonna give you some more clarification on when you’ve got a sandwich and when you don’t. Okay?”
A skin sandwich is basically made when there are two straight lines. “sandwich”You can only expose a small portion of your skin. Imagine wearing a pencil skirt with straight hems and boots. Nearly meet the skirt—but not quite. The skin sandwich is made up of this little bit.
A skirt that is pleated, a skirt that is cut diagonally, cowboy boots, or any other item that can be described as a pleated skirt. doesn’tA skin sandwich is a straight line that does not include skin.
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If you have a small amount of skin below your ankles, you can make a skin sandwich using jeans and boots. Smilovic says that, “Jeans that sausage you tend to be big sandwich makers.”
Let’s break that down a little.
Wear your jeans with care “sausage”It could be that your jeans are too tight. But there is a solution. A looser fit jeans will give you less of an effect. “sandwich vibe,”Smilovic said. Another option is to wear socks which match your shoes or that are contrasting enough to create a break between the lines.
Smilovic closes the reel with some wise advice “Skin sandwiches are like anything in life. If you don’t feel like you have a problem then you don’t need to fix the problem. Okay?”