Wear the same color top to toe or a monochromatic look i.e.different shades of one color. But not black unless it's a good color for you, choose a deeper tone from your color palette. Match shoes and hosiery for a longer line, match to your dress if possible.
Unco-ordinated colors will make you look bigger and chop you in half.
A wrap dress that skims and drapes won't add bulk to the figure.
Dress to look slimmer with an illusion dress which sculpts inches from your silhouette.
A blouse that skims and flares without adding bulk.
5 Think Vertical
stripes or a row of buttons
vertical panel down the front of a dress
V necklines, a long necklace, drop earrings
assymetrical lines or handkerchief hems
Avoid straight horizontal lines which cut the body in half and so make it shorter. Anything that helps the eye
to travel down will elongate the body.
hips are the widest part of your body, turn a 45 degree angle and look
at the difference. Stand with your feet shoulder distance apart, weight
on the back foot, give your knee a little bend and you have an instant
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