If you are just hesitating to buy that beautiful red gown or those sexy blue denim shorts because you think your body is slightly on the heavier side, then hold on! So what? There are numerous sizes of waist and fitting available in malls, which definitely mean that the stylist has kept you guys in mind too while designing the dress! Isn’t that an enough sign to boost your self-confidence that you can also set style statements? Sometimes the problem is smaller breasts while other times the problem is smaller height. Looking for a solution? Feel perfect about yourself and learn about these easy tips to keep in mind while getting ready!
I would hate to use the word ‘plus size’ here, because c’mon like ‘10’ or ‘S’ is size, likewise, ‘14’ and ‘XL’ is also just a size. Styling is all about how you flaunt the best assets of your body and hide those flaws or parts that you are not very confident of. Simple isn’t it? Now, that you are all set to rock, why not keep in some Dressing Tips for Plus Size Woman in mind to carry it off in vogue.
Dressing Tips for Plus Size Woman
Opt For Clothes That Fit ‘Just Perfect’
Loose t-shirts or tight shorts? Naah! Ditch them and opt for those perfect sized tops, bottoms, skirts and dresses.
**Pro Tip: Try out different sizes while shopping to be careful that you are not missing out on the ‘perfect size’ for you. Different brands will have different sizing.
Put Your Money Smartly In The Right Undergarments
Yes! You read it right. To be able to carry of your dress with utmost camouflage, it is important for you to invest in the right inners as well. They are like the foundation, and can make or break your styling.
**Inspiration: Have a look at the famous plus size model, Ashley Graham, who nails all her looks and advises on how to choose the right inners.
Invest In Thigh – Highs And Knee-Highs
Wondering how this will help? Knee-highs or thigh – highs help to elongate the legs and bring in a certain kind of sass to the complete outfit. If you want to go basics with this kind of bottom, it will highlight the best features.
**Combination alert: You can opt for plaids as designs or pastel colors over black knee-highs. They shift the focus on your legs, and make you look taller and slimmer.
Choose The Fabrics Correctly
You have the perfect outfit combination matching with your footwear but you chose the fabric that sticks to your body, because of which the entire charm of the outfit is lost? Well, now, you understand how important it is to choose the RIGHT fabric for your clothing?
**Suggestion: Every person’s body is different and a fabric that suits your friend, may not suit you. So, know your fabric type and shop accordingly. Choose fabrics that flatters your body type.
Go In For Monochromes
If you are just confused about which designs and patters will suit your body, then just shut all those confusions and opt for monochromes. There is nothing wrong that can go with this pattern. It will make your body look tall and slimmer and that is the specialty of monochrome.
**Pro Tip: Play with fabrics while opting for monochromes and accessorize it well.
Choose Simple V-Necks For Those Casual Outings
For all those lazy outings, do not go overboard with dresses. Just opt for V-necks. Why? Because they elongate you neckline and make your face and upper body look thin. You can experiment with colors in this of dressing.
**Bottoms alert: You can choose midi skirts under V-necks to compliments the look. Opt for shoes or flats under this. If you think this look is too simple, accessorize it well.
Flip Between High Waists And Low Waists
When you opt for trousers or denims, prefer low waists and choose slimmer waistlines with high waist dresses. This flipping will help you cover that extra fat around the waist and belly. So, based on the occasion, decided which waist type will suit you best.
**Accessorizing Tip: If you are not very comfortable with high and low waists, wear broad belts that will help you to cover the belly.
Opt For Long Tops
Long tops, mean, those that go at least till your knee. This is one of the best tips to dress right to be able to hug those curves because they help your body look elongated and tall. This will help you to hide that fat around your waist and will highlight the best features.
**Coloring Alert: Opt for bright or pastel colors in this type of dressing and choose dark colored bottoms. They bring out elegance.
Choose Tailoring Over Ready-Made Garments
This is suggested because there is no doubt in the fact that tailored clothes fit better than ready – made garments, because the stylist customizes the dresses as per your needs. The stylist will know which areas to stitch well and wear to leave it flaring.
**Tailoring tip: It is always better to buy fabrics on your own and give it to the stylist to stitch, because you know what fabric will look best on you.
Choose Prints Wisely
The bigger prints or the horizontally oriented ones are worst enemy for a plus size lady since it makes the body look a bit more wide than it actually is. Try and give your body a vertically more elongated body line making you look slimmer apparently. But even when you do wear horizontal stripes, strategic layering is something that saves your moda persona!
So, ladies it is time to hug those curves and be confident about your body! Once you are able to do that, you are half way through the styling quotient already.