Fashion Do's and
Fashion Dos and Don'ts for Your New
By Monica Ciociola
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You've been working
out for months, following a healthy eating plan and you're starting to see all
your hard work pay off. Now that you've overcome the toughest part losing the
weight don't blow it on the easy part - fashion. Nothing can erase months of
hard work faster than the wrong fashion decision, like wearing pleated pants
with a tapered leg, which, unless you're Teri Hatcher, will make you look like
you swallowed a beach ball. Here's a simple list of dos and don'ts based on the
body you've got now.
- Shirts: Bright, colorful tops to draw attention away
from your bottom. V-necks, open-collared shirts to put the focus on your face.
Semi-fitted, tailored, button-down shirts to enhance your upper body.
- Pants: Dark or neutral colors. Flat-front pants with a
slightly lower-rise waist for a better fit. Straight or slightly boot-cut leg.
Loose fabrics around your hips.
- Skirts: Knee-length, A-line skirts to draw attention
away from problem areas.
- Shirts: Too baggy will make you look big all over. Too
tight will accentuate your bottom heaviness.
- Pants: Patterns, cargo pants, big pockets, or other
fussy details will draw attention to your bottom.
- Skirts: Miniskirts will accentuate heavy thighs.
- Shirts: Neutral colors and solid patterns. Heavier,
stretch fabrics that skim the body and give the illusion of a waist.
- Pants: Flat-front pants with a lower-rise waist.
- Skirts: Graceful, flowing, colorful printed skirts
with a nice sheen to balance out your figure and give you more of an hourglass
look. Skirts above the knee to play up nice legs.
- Shirts: Full or puffy sleeves.
- Pants: Too baggy will make you look big all over. Too
tight will accentuate your top heaviness.
- Skirts: Full skirts will make you look big all over.
- Pants: Loose-fitting pants in a heavy material that
glides over your legs. Straight-leg pants in a heavier fabric starting at the
widest part of your leg, going straight down and breaking at the top of your
- Skirts: Knee-length A-line skirts and dresses or cut
on the bias will slenderize your legs.
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- Pants: Tight-fitting pants that cling to your legs
will make them look thicker. Capri pants tend to cut your legs off at the calf
and make them look wider and shorter.
- Skirts: Tight-fitting or miniskirts will accentuate
- Pants: Medium-rise pants, flat-back pockets, and
wide-leg pants will help balance out a big butt.
- Shirts: Semi-fitted shirts that extend just over your
pants will help trim a big butt.
- Pants: High-waisted, tapered pants will make you look
more rotund around the middle. Bulky back pockets will make your butt look
- Shirts: Big, long shirts or sweaters will add more
volume around your butt.
- Shirts: Discreet V-necks and open-collared shirts to
draw attention to your face and neck.
- Shirts: Fussy necklines and collars, patterns, and
prints will make your chest look even bigger.
- Shirts: Shirts with detail or pockets around your
bustline. Layered, loose-fitting flowing shirts to add volume. Low, daring
backs to show some skin.
- Shirts: Plunging, scooped, revealing necklines will
make you look even flatter.