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
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!