The fact that you’re a plus-size woman does not mean you don’t have to be fashionable. You just need to know the styling tricks on how to look stylish, fabulous and confident with your size.
There are many full-figured women out there who you can look up to for superb fashion inspiration.
Know your body type
You may be a plus-sized woman; however, you need to know your body type. So, are you a pear-shaped, hourglass, top hourglass, inverted triangle or apple-shaped? There are different body types so it’s important to know yours as it will help in making styling your body type much easier.
Dress to compliment your figure
After knowing your body type, you should dress to compliment your figure. For instance, if you have an hourglass figure that is if you have a big bust and hips, then, you should flaunt your curves by wearing body-hugging dresses, fit-and-flare dresses accentuated with a belt at the waist for definition. There are many figure-flaunting outfits you can wear.
Also, the pear shape is a classic plus-size shape, so you should wear clothes that will help balance your upper and lower body.
So, if you are a plus-sized woman and you know your body type, it will be ideal to always dress to compliment your figure so that you can stand out.
Wear high waist pants
You should know that high waist pants will not only cover the stomach and keep everything in place but will also not draw attention to that area. High waist pants are perfect for the plus-size body type and women with a fuller figure. So, keep away from low waist pants which will allow the belly fat to spill over the waistband and make you feel very uncomfortable.
Don’t be afraid to wear hugging clothes
Many plus-sized women are afraid to wear hugging clothes for the fear that it will expose their body flaws. However, sometimes, it is good to emphasize your curves in fitted or hugging dresses with style and confidence. Just make sure you are comfortable in the dress.
Wear the right innerwear and shape wears
Buy and wear the correct size of inners and shape wears that will keep your body firm. Wear the correct size of bra and panties that are flattering and comfortable as well. If you’re concerned about the fat on your lower parts, then, you should consider wearing high waist plus size underwear that will help you cover the problematic areas. And if you have a bustier chest, it can make your stomach look flatter and torso thinner. But, if you’re a smaller size on the upper part, consider buying padded or underwired bras.
When it comes to shapewear, you should Know that one shapewear wouldn’t work for everybody type, determine the areas you want to manage, and buy shape wears accordingly
Emphasize your upper body
One of the fashion tips for plus size women is to emphasize their upper body area because of their fuller chest areas. This will draw attention to your upper body but away from your stomach area.
Wear the right kind of fabrics
As a full-figured woman, it’s advisable to wear fabrics that will not add more volume to your already full frame. Opt for lighter fabrics that will keep you feeling light. Wearing styles in flowy fabrics sometimes is also a good idea as your comfort and style are very vital.
A great way to make your full figure appear slimmer is to wear statement shoes especially heels. A pair of heels is a great way to add oomph to your outfit and they will make you look graceful too. However, you should wear heels of height in which you can walk comfortably.