We know you are working hard at losing the flab and looking fab, there is no reason you shouldn’t look stunning while the process is still underway.
Here are some smart dressing choices you ought to make to appear slimmer than you already are.
1) Choose horizontal stripes
Every fashion expert worth their salt will tell you it’s horizontal and not vertical stripes that make you look thinner, especially the ones with thin dark coloured stripes on a lighter base colour. As for the vertical stripes, now would be the time to ditch them.
2) Go for snug fits
Wear body hugging clothes that fits your contours snugly, because contrary to popular belief that loose, flowing clothes help you hide the flab, it is the form fitters that do the job better.
3) Draw attention to your waist
Use attractive belts, tuck in your shirts or wear clothes with highlights at the waistline to draw the attention to the narrowest part of your torso. This absolutely helps divert the focus from any unpleasant sags or bulges.
4) Opt for high heels
The taller you look, the slimmer you are bound to appear so go on and add a few inches to your height by wearing high heels. If you are not comfortable in stilettos and have trouble balancing yourself, opt for the simpler platform heels or wedges.
5) Wear boot cut trousers in dark colours
The boot cut helps divert attention from the pelvis, thighs, abdomen and rear end and gives your body and overall slimming effect. The cut also helps make your legs appear longer and slimmer.
6) Give shapewear a shot
Innerwear that tuck in flab, smoothen out the rolls, and camouflage the love handles are a godsend for women. You can try wearing tummy tuckers or different types of corsets to get a silhouette to kill for.
7) Be careful about fabric selection
Choose clothes made out fabrics like cashmere, cotton, lycra and spandex as the stretch out to fit your form and steer clear of heavy materials like suede and corduroys that add a lot of pounds to your appearance.
8) Utilise the v-neck illusion
You will see how a simple neckline alters your appearance when you opt for V-necked tops that have a slimming effect by giving an illusion of height. It’s an extremely failsafe and flattering neckline that delivers on its promise every time.
9) Invest in a handbag
Instead of spending money on many cheap bags to match every outfit, buy one statement piece in a neutral colour that goes with most of your wardrobe to get your money’s worth. Carry it with poise to divert attention from the flab and appear slimmer.
10) Monotones are a good thing
Instead of opting for contrasting colours, wear clothes in a single shade for a cohesive and slimming look. Whoever told you monotones are old school is mistaken for they are back in trend and make you appear slimmer, effortlessly!