We aren’t all born with bodies of super models, and frankly some of us don’t even wish we had been. Slowly but surely, it seems like curvalicious bods celebrated in the 50s are coming back in “fashion”, so to speak, and women around the world are embracing their lovely lady lumps more and more. It is not a shame to not have Victoria’s Secret measurements, and if you ask any man he will most likely confess that he likes a woman with curves better than a stick figure (no offense to naturally skinny women). While we can find all of the articles in the world online about the latest trends and colors of the year, we seldom see articles written specifically for plus size women. We want to start stepping up the game by offering a few useful plus size fashion tips for curvalicious ladies that are worthy of your time and consideration, so check them out below and let us know what you think!
1. Blazers and Jackets
Fitted jackets and blazers should become your new best friends, if they aren’t already are. A well-tailored blazer can make all the difference for your physical appearance by fitting your forms perfectly and highlighting them harmoniously.
2. Accentuate Your Curves
You should never be ashamed of what you got from your momma. Instead of trying to hide all of your curves with baggy clothes, accentuate them with the right tools. Slim, upper waist belts should be your faithful sidekick at all times.
If you want to look longer and leaner, heels are a must have in your closet. We’re not saying that you should start torturing your feet with 15 inch stilettos, but you should keep in mind that a few innocent inches of heel will flatter your forms.
4. Dolman Tops
As far as tops are concerned, you should honestly look into purchasing as many dolman tops as you can. Aside from the fact that they are super comfortable, they look ravishing on curvy women who aren’t afraid to strut their stuff in a stylish way.
5. High Waist
No matter if you choose pants / jeans, skirts or both, high waisted garments are a-m-a-z-i-n-g for plus size ladies. They will emphasize your waist line, rather than the body parts you don’t feel comfortable with, and will outline your hips and breasts beautifully.
6. Online Shopping
Every plus size woman knows how frustrating it is to go to the mall and see only small sizes in the women’s sections. Welcome to the wonderful world of online shopping, my dear friend. All you need is a credit card and the hidden world of acceptably sized clothing is at the tips of your fingers.
7. Smart Prints
Prints should also become another one of your close friends. We like to call a certain category “smart” prints because they are created to have a thinning effect, such as black and white lines spaced in a particular way to make you look leaner.
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