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Instantly Cinch Your Waist With These Stylish Tips

By Dontaira Terrell
Posted On Apr 04, 2016
Instantly Cinch Your Waist With These Stylish Tips

In an ideal, perfect world many women would love to have an hourglass figure or as many would say a bangin’, Coca-Cola shape [figuratively speaking, not literally]. However, we do not live in a perfect world. What makes each of us unique are our various shapes, sizes, and characteristics. Whether you are a size 2 or 12, work it, flaunt it, and own it! Confidence is the best accessory you’ll ever wear and it is a killer one at that! Although we can’t offer a permanent solution, we can let you in on a few of our hidden treasures that can instantly serve as a quick fix towards achieving a smaller waistline. Ready to take notes? Then grab your pen and pad and relish in these amazing wardrobe secrets we are about to share. Trust us, they will change your life forever!

In order to alter your silhouette, it’s best to wear a higher or lower waistline instead of traditional waistline attire. It gives the illusion of a smaller waist but don’t take our word for it because it is definitely a trick worth trying out on your own!

It’s great to play with prints, but horizontal stripes are a definite no-no! To accentuate your figure, vertical stripes are the way to go because horizontal stripe patterns will make your body appear fuller. Other patterns to try and avoid are small prints and large polka dots. Keep in mind, where there is a will there is also a way. If it is something you absolutely love and adore, then go for it because when it comes to fashion, there is always an exception to the rules.

Here is something I recently learned – color schemes are instrumental in your clothing choices. Lighter colors on the spectrum will make you appear larger than you truly are. On the other hand, dark colors will always work in your favor especially if you want to camouflage your true size. Also, keep in mind, when rockin’ color coding separates, be sure your top is a darker shade than your bottoms.

Another great tip is to never underestimate the power of accessories! Bright jewelry, scarves, wide belts, or an awesome handbag can help divert the attention from your waistline.

A few additional tips to keep in mind when building your wardrobe are to invest in a short blazer/fitted blazer [or two] and a few wrap dresses. When wearing oversized clothing items such as sweaters, t-shirts, or ponchos, the key is to wear skinny jeans, high heels or black leggings in order to emphasize your legs and elongate your overall tallness. Last but not least, let’s not forget that it is not always about the latest trends but more so about achieving the perfect fit, that will result in a fabulous look!