This design isn’t for everyone…

Hey guys!

This really isn’t for everyone. But I’m not trying to design one thing for everyone. I’m trying to design different options for different bodies and different preferences.

cassey ho design popflex sklegging leggings with skirt modest fashion
Leggings with a skirt

To be completely honest, I had a really challenging time with the design. But I know how important it is to have modest activewear options for you! The challenge was worth it.

It actually took 11 months and 19 days from the time I sketched this to be able to arrive at today’s release. Look, EVEN I thought all I had to do was plop my twirl skort pattern on top of my legging pattern and be done. But no. When I did that, it was looking dowdy and just so UN-POPFLEX.

It took time to adjust the skirt ever so slightly to make it still twirl but not overwhelm. Shortening the waistband height, removing some extra fabric, and adding a higher curve to the sides is what helped create the right effect in the final product!


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Crisscross Hourglass® Sklegging

I’m learning as I go about modest fashion design

Thank you for challenging me to push past my boundaries as a designer.

As someone who personally does not dress modestly, I actually liked being pushed to create something that could not rely too heavily on showing skin to be cute. It challenged me creatively, and that, I’m always up for because it forces me to expand my mind.

I’m wearing the POPFLEX Sklegging in size small. This is a 27” inseam and I’m 5’5”. Since it’s an experimental design, I didn’t create different inseams just yet. I need to assess what you guys think about leggings with a skirt before I head in any deeper.

Anyway, I hope you love! And if you don’t, that’s fine too bc the original skort with shorts under still exists! You can shop the Crisscross Hourglass Twirl Skort here!

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  1. Hi how to buy the skleggings in other Colors?

  2. F B says:

    Loveee! I will definitely be making purchases if you have a more modest line as I have to cover up but I would love to buy your products

  3. Katie says:

    I am looking to switch to more modest clothing as I get older but I love how I used to look in short skirts and leggings. They are so comfy and still want to wear stuff like that. I would buy these ASAP!

  4. Adeen says:

    As a young hijabi I love this. It look so comfy I’ll love to give it a try.

  5. Gemma says:

    Casey I love how you listen to your audience 🙂 it really shows and I’m sure people who dress modestly will truly appreciate this! ❤️ most of the fashion world never really pays attention to feedback but you ALWAYS do & that!s so cool ✨

    1. Gemma says:

      Oops it corrects it to Casey, I meant Cassey lol

  6. Ashlin says:

    I would love this for work (house keeping airbnbs) and fun. I’m more modest than most girls are for 20 so I don’t feel comfortable wearing just legging or skirts this short on there own. This is getting to do both, comfortably and cutesy. I love this idea so much. Saw it on YouTube shorts and had to look more into it

  7. Sabine says:

    I’m a figure skater and I love this!

  8. Michaela says:

    I really want to try this! I am a dance teacher in a public elementary school. This means that I have to wear clothes that are activewear that I can move in, but also that looks professional and isn’t too off-putting for the kids. (I might love wearing a leotard and tights, but if I show up in that to school, it’s going to scare off all those kids who don’t like/want to dance, and will probably land me in a meeting with the principal about what’s appropriate cuz I’ll look kind of naked!) What this means is that I basically end up dressing like a gym teacher. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but yeah, frumpy is a good word for it! This would definitely give me a more elegant “dance teacher” vibe, while still being something I can move in and that’s appropriate for school. And while I think the regular skort would be appropriate for a school environment (I’ve been thinking about getting one of those too), I live in Minnesota so our winters are REALLY cold! I can’t wear the skort in the middle of January, but I could definitely wear this!