Style Tips For Plus Size Women

Style Tips For Plus Size Women

I know a lot of us are completely happy with how we look, and never worry about what we look like or how we’re dressed. Unfortunately, I’m not one of those women. While I’m happy being the size I am, I still dress to minimize my plumpness. Not sure why – perhaps that’s for another article!

So I’ve got a few tips on the following pages – just things that I’ve picked up along my journey through life. I hope they’re helpful to you – my aim is to enable larger women to feel comfortable and secure, and proud of who they are.

I know a lot of you are proud of yourselves already, but some of us need a little help from time to time. Enjoy!

Dark Colors: I find that dark colors hide shadows in my clothes that my wobbly bits create, where as light colors emphasize the shadows

 Patterns: As long as the patterns are small, they hide a multitude of cream donuts! And I don’t think large patterns really look good on anyone.

 Stripes: Diagonal, or vertical strips are flattering to any shape, as they draw the eye down the body, elongating it. Horizontal strips are best left to the waifs amongst us.

 Fit: Fitting clothes always look better than tent-like clothes, on any shape or size. They give a definite shape to the body, elongating it and creating a waist. Don’t be frightened to wear fitting shirts or dresses. You will be pleasantly surprised by the result.

 Belts: Belts create an instant waist, and, like fitting clothes, give your body a shape. Don’t worry about the muffin-top – it’s still better than wearing a square piece of clothing.

 Frills: Ruffles and frills can be tricky – they can work, but perhaps keeping things simple and …

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Comfort Vs Style, Who Wins at the End of the Day?

Comfort Vs Style, Who Wins at the End of the Day?

First of all, I want you to imagine a world where people can just wear anything they want on any occasion, time, and place, without any prejudice, stereotype, or whatsoever. There will be WAY less people wearing suits and heels, and of course, we will see more flip-flops, rubber sandals (if you know what I mean), and sneakers. But of course, no such world exists, because people naturally live by image and rules

Why do we wear painful, itchy, and sometimes even frustrating piece of clothing everywhere? For office workers, it’s obvious that they’re following the dress code in their respective workplaces. Besides, wearing a suit -for a guy- screams authority and confidence, so people would most likely think highly at you. For a woman, wearing a pair of high heels boosts confidence and posture at the same time, although all women know how uncomfortable they are for any activity at all.

But wait! What about those people at the mall who strut their stuff and women who wear 6″ stilettos? Honestly speaking, I have no idea either. I understand the need to look our best in public to boost our self-image, and people have their own way of doing so. Some people prefer to do their hair before they go out, some spend an hour to choose their outfit, and some other, well, they wear uncomfortable pieces that look good on them.

But how far would you go to look good? What’s really painful to look is men who sweat so much when they wear tailored tuxedos and women who can’t even walk straight anymore because the high heels are too high and the hours are too long. Sometimes I think “What is wrong with this guy?” or “Why don’t you wear lower heels?”, but then again, being a …

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