Stretch & Sew 418; ©1982; Flared Hidden Closure Skirts. The flared hidden closure skirt, View A, is a flared skirt with soft waistline gathers and continental pockets. The pockets and waistband feature topstitching. The skirt opens through the left pocket and the waistband is secured with skirt hooks. View B is a narrower flared skirt with the same features.