How To Dress For A Slimmer Look

Not everyone can be a small in size, we can dress to make ourself look slimmer or heavier, most of us would choose slimmer. Completely covering your body is not always the right thing to do, and wearing to many clothes or to bulky of clothes can add pounds. These tips will not work for everyone and you need to find out what works best for you.

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  • Darker colors such as black, navy blue and grey will have a slimming effect.
  • Smaller patterns work best stay away from large prints.
  • Choose bold accessories that draw attention away from trouble spots.
  • Find clothes that fit, clothes that are to baggy or tight will make you look larger.
  • Monochromatic! one color on the top and bottom, no prints or patterns.
  • Stay away from bulky sweaters, sweatshirts and any kind of oversized clothing.
  • Stay away from pleats. Pants and skirts that have flat fronts are much better.
  • Avoid horizontal stripes.
  • Look for lower rise pants that hit just below the waist with a flair bottom.
  • Skirts should fall just above the knee for longer looking legs.
  • Stay away from ruffles and frills, extra material just adds pounds.
  • Heels add length to your legs and they appear slimmer.
  • Avoid shiny fabrics such as satin.
  • Wear darker pantyhose.
  • Wear open collar shirts, scoop necks and v-necks will make your torso appear longer.
  • Stay away from small handbags keep them in proportion to your body.
  • Do not tuck your shirt in, shirts should hit just below the waist but avoid shirts that are too long.
  • Thick waistbands help to flatten the tummy.
  • Stay away from slacks that are to tight look for trousers that have comfortable legs with wide cuffs.
  • Do not wear bright colors in problem areas.
  • Don’t overdo the chunky jewelry, choose one piece and keep the rest simple.
  • If you are petite, try to wear higher heels.
  • Legs look longer if you match your socks and shoes to your pants.


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