on all of your favorite clothes. Take notes on how they fit and
flatter you. Then shop for similar colors, fabrics, shapes and
A great fit can make an outfit, just as a poor fit
can break it!
A well-cut suit is one of the most flattering
outfits you can own. Remember: dark tones create a long line.
Choose a fingertip length jacket or one that falls
mid-hip. Pants should be straight leg or boot cut and the hem
should be worn slightly long.
Select flat knit, fine rib and jersey tops; Choose
pants with flapless pockets, flat fronts with just enough stretch
for added comfort.
Know thyself - Know your proportions!
- Skinny bottom half? Wear a full top over narrow pants
- Short waisted? Wear a long top and short skirt
- Petite torso? Wear a fitted top with full pants
- Long waisted? Pair a short top with long bottoms
Show off the trimmest parts of your body by
combining a tight fitting piece with a loose fitting one.
Any color worn head to toe in a clean, unbroken
line will produce a dynamically slimming effect.
Don't worry if separates don't match exactly. Tonal
variations are a creative alternative.
Taller bodies can take larger prints and more
The darker a print's background, the slimmer the
a collared shirt always gives a torso a few good inches and frames
the face handsomely.
A slim v-neck makes the neck appear longer and is
usually very flattering.
Boatnecks are great for minimizing waists and hips,
while maximizing sexy shoulders.
If your legs are fuller inside, try a side slit. If
your legs are fuller outside, a mid-front or back slit is a better
There is never an excuse for panty lines! A thong
is a girl's best friend - they even come with tummy control.
Bright colors bring attention to an area - make
sure you wear them wisely and only on your most flattering body
Dark hosiery is in this fall. While brightly
colored turquoise and scarlet hose may look great in the store
window, muted hues like teal and wine are much more flattering.
Match the shoe and the hose color to tighten the look even more.
A shoulder bag tucked quietly under the arm is most
Stilettos are back and in spite of the discomfort
at times - they make your legs look like a million dollars!