Five styling tips for curvaceous women

Style tips for plus size women
Style tips for plus size women

The right undergarments 

Sometimes your outfit doesn’t look put together because you are wearing the wrong underwear. The right underwear can do so much justice to your outfit. You always want to wear high-waisted panties because low-rise panties cut at your waist which then emphasises your stomach and side rolls. Get professionally measured so you can get the right size of bra. Also, don’t be afraid of shape wear, it is designed to smooth out any bumps and can give you a gorgeous base for the garments to drape. 

Wrap it up 

Wrap around dresses accentuate the waist so it gives you that nice hour glass figure and your body doesn’t just look straight, it has curves. This dress is also a favourite because it is so easy to wear, there is not much left to do with it. It is an outfit on its own which is so versatile as it can go with sneakers, heels and sandals. It is a must-have and works wonders for bigger busts as it separates the breast to enhance their appearance.

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Do not shy away from items that do not stretch

Doing so limits your fashion and sense of style because you are not experimenting with other fabrics. You should take risks, as long as it is in the right size. Show off your feminine shape, stop trying to camouflage your body with clothes that actually make you look bigger. Whether it stretches or not should not be a factor. Choose well-fitted clothes, like: fitted button-up shirts, tailored blazers and flared skirts. By embracing your curves, and wearing clothes that fit, you’ll find that these clothes are actually more flattering.

Crop tops work too 

Curvy women can wear crop tops, something about them shows off just the right amount of sexy curves. Ones that hit around your belly button or slightly above go so well with baggy bottoms or a high-waisted skirt. This then creates the illusion of a natural waist with the clothing, while high-waisted items help give you a slim silhouette.

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Accessorise and use colours

Be creative and bold. Don't be afraid to stand out and to use colour. Monochromatic can be slimming but when it is over done it can come across as sloppy. Try adding different fabrics and textures in the same colours but play around and accessorize with a pop of colour like hats, handbags or belts. Accessories are meant to stick out from the rest of the outfit and create a strong visual interest. They can give a pop of colour on an otherwise bland outfit. Also, with accessories, go big rather than small to keep your look in proportion; and remember that any colour can be slimming when you are wearing the right size for your body.

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