5 Tips for a Great Fashion Fit
by: Donna Monday
Ladies, have you ever been in a department store dressing room and talked yourself into buying an outfit that looked great – on someone else?
Face it. If it doesn’t fit right in the dressing room, it won’t fit well or look good when you wear it out in public. Here are five quick and easy tips to remember when buying clothes that look good and fit well on your body type.
Tip #1 – Stick to a Color Theme
Wear the same color from head to toe. This will create the illusion of a long lean line. Neutral colors work best for this effect: black, brown, camel or cream. (Note: add a splash of color with a jacket or wrap)
Tip #2 – Wear Your Correct Size
Dress in the size you are – not the size you want to be. In spite of what you might believe, wearing clothes that are too tight or too big will make you look LARGER.
Tip #3 – Be Aware of Flattering Fabrics
You want to wear fabrics that skim your curves instead of cling to them. Fabrics should drape your body and make you look good, not lumpy.
Tip #4 – Best Pants to Wear
The most flattering pants to wear for all body types have a flat front, fall just below the navel (not hip huggers), and flare slightly at the bottom.
Tip #5 – Best Skirt to Wear
The most flattering skirts to wear for all body types gets a perfect grade of “A”. The A-line skirt looks good on everybody and is great for hiding figure flaws.
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This article was posted on February 06, 2005