Our clever tricks and styling tips will help you dress slimmer and show off your best assets this season.
Follow these guidelines to dress slimmer instantly…
1. Opt for a classic white shirt
A quick way to dress slimmer is to invest in a well-fitted, classic white shirt. Either tuck the middle of your top loosely into the waistband of darker trousers or skirts – or wear it loosely over more fitted pants.
2. Go for a structured blazer
Slims, skims and gives those shoulder supermodel structure. Black or navy blazers have the ultimate slimming powers.
3. Pick the right denim
A flattering front, straight leg, high rise and balancing back pockets will be your wardrobe hero – and best pair of jeans.
4. Accentuate the positive
A looser-fitting structured top will skim over any upper-body bulges, while a bracelet sleeve will emphasise most women’s slimmest part – their wrists.
5. Attract attention with statement jewellery
A talking-point necklace or statement earrings will divert attention away from problem areas, and make people focus on your face.
6. Vamp it up
Heels with vamps (the part that covers your toe cleavage) make your legs look longer as there’s more on show. Pointed toes elongate the legs too.
7. Learn how to layer
Forget bulky separates; create soft, fluid layers that elongate and slim. Lightweight belted coats and fitted knits are ideal.
8. Use print and colour to disguise
Colour blocking keeps things in proportion – the contrasting black bottom of this bold printed dress balances out pear shapes.
9. Try tights that flatter and firm
Sheer genius – shapewear tights with secret support panels will give your body an instant lift!
10. Hide your biggest problem area
Show off your best bits, stash away the rest. Who doesn’t love ruching? The instant problem tummy hider.
11. Trick the eye with a neatly-does-it necklace
Swing low with quirky pendants, a statement necklace draws the eye upwards.
12. Nip in your waist
Show off your best bits this season and create a waist with a peplum top. What more does a woman want?
13. Always choose leg lengthening heels
Nude high heels make legs go on forever.