Being a plus-sized woman does not make you less beautiful than normal-sized ladies out there. However, sometimes it can be a daunting task to dress well when you’re extra curvy. All it takes is a little know-how fashion knowledge and a dose of confident to look fabulous. Here are some tips to dress well when you have a plus-size figure.

  1. Play with Your Body Shape
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Enhance your silhouette with the right clothes if you have a rectangular figure so that you can flaunt your curves nicely to others. If you have that hourglass curve, then you want to show it off! Meanwhile for pear shaped ladies, choose clothing that can proportionately balance out your figure.

2. The Basic Tricks

The patterns and cuttings of your outfit can draw attention from people towards your figure. Small patterns will make you look smaller while big printed patterns will make you appear bigger than you actually are. If you want stripes outfits, go for vertical or diagonal stripes and avoid horizontal stripes. Not only that, don’t wear clothing that is too tight. It will make you look even bigger.

3. Colours

Everyone knows that wearing black colours have a slimming effect and this trick should be taken advantage of. The important tip for plus sized woman is focus dark colours to hide certain areas whereas light colour is to highlight. For example, if you like your waist, wear a light belt over a dark shirt.

4. Power of Accessories

Accessories are more versatile to style compared to clothing. In addition it also helps to boost your confidence. Wear a big handbag as it can make you look smaller. A plus-sized woman can pull off large and bold jewellery while tiny earrings and pendants may get lost on you.

5. Get The Right Fit

Avoid clothes that are too big for you to hide your figure because it shows your lack of confidence. Emphasize your figure by wearing fitted of figure hugging outfits that fit you well. Rely on colours, patterns and embellishments to draw the eye away from your flaws.

Last but not the least; accept your body as it is today. Whatever you put on make sure you wear it with confidence. You are you for a reason and no one can take that away from you. Your appearance means a lot more than your size, so embrace yourself and always wear a smile.

How do you play with fashion and your figure? Feel free to share your ideas in the comment section below.