are times when you take a break from your sensible-eating
and exercise regime and want to just lie back and enjoy all
those forbidden foods. Well then you are bound to put on weight
but until you have worked towards reducing the excess weight
you can follow these few tips to look slim.
Stand comfortably erect and stick
your stomach in. Good posture always makes you look slimmer.
Dark colours such as olive, black, charcoal grey, and
navy help make areas appear smaller so wear them where
you think you need it. For most women it's from the waist
Avoid shiny or heavily textured fabrics. Shiny fabrics
reflect light, making any area appear larger. Heavily
texture fabrics only add extra weight.
pleats in skirts and blouses can both create a slimming
effect. Include vertical lines in your accessories, such
as long chains worn around the neck.
extensive use of horizontal lines - belts, boat-collar
blouses and border print skirts. These styles can add
extra width to your body frame.
Your best asset is your face; so draw attention to it
with scarves and jewellery worn around the face.
Introduce simple lines, such as A-line skirts, tailor-notched,
collared blouses and blazers. The oversized blazer is
a great solution for camouflaging large derrieres and
hips. Double-pleated skirts and trousers mask protruding
stomachs and provide comfort as well.
If you want to appear thinner incorporate dark, cool and
dull colours and textures. Dull textures absorb the light
like wool or cotton. Some very slimming colours include
black, navy, olive, violet, charcoal grey, chocolate brown,
plum, eggplant and burgundy.