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A Simplified Guide to Buying Plus-Sized Clothing

Considering the shift of the fashion industry from ‘loving skinny’ to ‘loving curvy’ makes today a wonderful time to be in. You don’t have to suffer from limited trends and designer clothing that’s impossible to fit in – unless you lose weight. But having to attend a dinner party in less than a week with still no dress to wear will not cause panic attacks. This is simply because you can now shop at the convenience of your home at any given time.

No More Hiding Under Baggy Clothing

If you’re used to wearing baggy clothing simply because you want to hide all those bulges, you don’t have to anymore. Contrary to popular belief, you need clothing fit just right but using the right colors or patterns. Many brands are advocating plus-size clothing and lingerie in their website so it won’t be hard for you to find the designs that you like. There are some stores that offer more plus-sizes so it might be a good start to look into stores that offer more choices for your size.

It’s Okay To Say Yes To White

Well, technically not just white but to everything ‘bright’. There are certain color-blocking methods you can use to trim down your waist without losing weight. Choosing the right combination of colors enhances certain parts of your body or draws attention to the right areas of your body. You should know your body shapes for you to find out the kind of dresses and clothing you should wear – and not wear.

Shapewear For Extra Firmness

Well, it’s no secret, plus sized shapewear should always be your go-to item to give you those smooth curves. If it’s a tight-fitting dress, this is no problem. When you use a shapewear, you can accentuate your waist and breast area. You don’t have to feel insecure anymore if those muffin tops will show with this garment.

Use The Right Shapewear

In choosing the right shapewear, it should accentuate your curves at the same time comfortable to move about. Going a size down for this garment may spell discomfort throughout the entire time you’ll be wearing it. Invest in quality girdles so you can use them for a longer time. If it’s a girdle, it should be comfortable enough take off to relieve yourself. If you need to accentuate your upper body, finding shapewear that covers the back and tummy portion may be ideal.

Deciding The Right Hemlines

If you have a little ‘extra’ around the waist, avoid clothing that accentuates your midsection area. Avoid flares like peplum tops as these tend to make you look bigger. You can go for longer tops to make your upper torso longer. If you want to look slimmer, the safest choice would be to go for vertical stripes. The stripes should be in proportion to your size. If you’re a bit on the heavier side, you may want to go for wider stripes than thin ones. Or choose patterns that diverge on the middle to give the illusion of looking slimmer.

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