December 28, 2011 @ 12:32 AM



Let’s face it, who does not want to look 10 pound lighter? Everybody wants to look their best they go out. Here are 10 easy steps to look slimmer, confident and stylish.

1-Show Some Skin Up Top

Expose a bit with a V-neckline. The open, upside-down triangle creates a high focal point up and away from your midsection and gives the illusion of a longer, slimmer upper body. This will break up the heaviness of a full, wide chest. The more skin displayed between chin and chest (within reason!), the more elegant your proportions will seem overall; wider V-necklines visually balance broad hips and thighs. It can be V-neck sheath or raised waist dress, V-neck velvet or silk jacket, ruffled cardigan. So collect Vs in everything—camis, tanks, Ts, sweaters, cardigans, dresses and jackets.

2-Embrace Shapewear

Get pieces that smooth bulges while lifting breasts and the behind. Shapers with extra-firm tummy control work well worn under shifts and pencil skirts. 

Wear a silky slip under your dress as a liner. This will help the dress fabric flow smoothly instead of sticking to your body. For better results choose a slip that doubles as a body smoother.

3- Go monochromatic by sticking with one color hue

Tops and bottoms of the same color create an uninterrupted vertical line, making you look thinner and taller. Stark contrasts between your upper and lower body draw eyes to your middle.

4-. Use Jewelry Strategically

Long necklaces add length to a short neck and bring attention away from hips and to the front and center of your body. Mid-chest bibs or big chandeliers say look at the face and not the middle. Sparkly cuffs, stacks of bangles, and cocktail rings draw the eye to wrists instead of upper arms.

5-. Match Your Shoe Color to Your Leg

Coordinate tones to elongate your bottom half. In winter, wear black opaque tights and black pumps; in summer, try neutral skin-hued versions with bare legs.

7-  Accessorize strategically

Long necklaces will help to bring focus to front and center, away from hips and belly.

8-  Embrace statement Jewelries

Sparkly cuffs, bracelets, cocktail rings can call attention to wrists taking it away from flabby upper arms. Stylish chandelier earrings can move the eye to your face and keep them there.
9- Shoes are important, don’t forget that. Wear straight heels, even two inches of heel helps. If you can, opt  in  for nudes to match your skin tone and make your legs look longer.

10- Throw on a dressy coat

Worn open, an evening coat will pare down the sides of your body so it will appear slimmer.

11-  Take care of your body and exercise

Lie on the floor and elevate feet against wall for 15 minutes to drain fluid that may have accumulated in your ankles. Drink hot water with lemon or fennel tea to dispel gas. Skip the salt the day before.

12- Wear Skinny High Heels with Pointy Toes

Legs look slim and sexy in skirts paired with a shoe that has a tapered toe and at least a 2-inch stiletto. A slender toe and thin heel work to extend the narrow silhouette of calves. Square-toe styles with a thick, chunky heel give the appearance of a shorter, bulky leg.

13- Invest in Underwear That Fits

A professional bra fitter can determine if you are wearing a wrong-size band and too-small cups, which neither lift nor shape or flatter. Down below, too-snug panties create bulges, while visible panty lines (VPLS) disrupt the clean lines of top layers, contributing to bulk around the butt and hips. Get a smooth rear view with thongs or G-strings. For more backside coverage, consider seamless undies.

14-Pick Simple, Unadorned Denim

Clean, streamlined jeans are the way to go. The most flattering styles are dark and feature unembellished pockets. Avoid extra details that catch the eye and give the illusion of bulk—think twice about tags, grommets, or decorative extras. The leanest and universal silhouettes of all: boot cut and straight leg.

15. Sport a Jacket Over Jeans

The crisp straight lines and narrow lapels of a blazer counteract excess curves. An open jacket is extra-slimming worn over V-neck tanks and dark-wash jeans.