Permit me to digress a little. ..
I just felt I should share a few Tips and tricks for a more beautiful you!!!
As a fashion designer /dressmaker a lot for my clients have brought fabrics to me and asked the million dollar question: WHAT STYLE SHOULD I MAKE WITH THIS FABRIC and they continue by adding ‘my thighs are too large, I want to style that won’t accentuate my thighs or my arms are flabby etc. . .’
This series of blog posts is about how to reduce if not completely eradicate those flaws.
Please read on. …
Building a Strong Wardrobe
Know the basics of how to accentuate or hide certain
areas of your body. The colors, cut and patterns you wear can
draw people’s eyes toward or away from your figure.
Here are some basics:
Dark colors hide, while light colors highlight. So if you like
your waist, wear a light belt over a dark shirt. If you want to
hide your bottom half, wear dark pants and a lighter top.
Big patterns will make you look bigger, while small patterns
can make you look smaller.
Avoid horizontal stripes. Stripes are okay on plus size
clothing if they are diagonal or vertical. If you want to look
larger in the bust area, horizontal stripes will enhance the
Don’t put ruffles on anything you want to look smaller; do
put them on areas you want to emphasize.
Wear ruched or gathered fabric on areas you want to make
look smaller. For instance, you might see a one-piece
swimsuit with ruched panels over the belly.
Know what colors look good on you. A flattering color can
make your skin tone glow, while the wrong one can make
you look shallow and washed-out.