Plus Size Clothing Tips
clothes & dresses to flatter your figure?
Fed up with the feeling that you've got
nothing to wear when you go to your wardrobe ?
Or wondering how to wear the latest fashions in ways that work for the fuller
Perhaps you've just stopped enjoying going shopping and choosing clothing?
This site is dedicated to helping curvy women feel great about themselves and
their body and is full of tips for choosing fashions and fabulous contemporary
clothing & dresses that you'll feel confident and gorgeous in.
Looking for Trendy Plus Size
Plus size women used to find it hard to find
fashionable, stylish and affordable clothing that was designed especially for
the full figured woman - no longer, there's a wide range of stores and designs
to choose from.
In the past few years, designers
and retailers have sprung up that offer the latest styles in plus sizes,
offering clothing that's fashionable and perfect for curvy girls.
There's even been catwalk shows exclusively to show off the haute
couture style designs for the bigger woman.
Summer Fashions for Full Figure Clothing
Preparing your wardrobe for
summer 2012 and choosing the right sun or beachwear can be difficult after a
winter of covering up.
So invest in a few staples that you love and will give you
confidence - buying one outfit at a time, rather than buying one item at a time.
That way you'll be able to wear it straight away, rather than waiting to find a
top or bottom in a matching color.
The key is to draw attention to the parts of your body that you
love (the curvy bits !) and take focus away from the ones you feel self
conscious about (whether it's your arms, legs, shoulders or bottom).
Learning a few simple style tips can really help you understand
how you can look fashionable, feel comfortable and look fabulous!
Showing Off Your Curves
Although we may not admit it, all
women have something they want to hide about themselves and some part of the
body that they enjoy showing off.
If you have great legs, don't be
afraid to show them off in a cute, flirty skirt with a sexy pair of heels to
define your calves.
A skirt that finishes just below
the knee is flattering and trendy, showing off your legs while remaining
Use Color Creatively
Many bigger girls opt for wearing
black, thinking that dark colors work best.
In fact, choosing the right
colors can make you look slimmer, and can help you create your own definitive
start buying more color and make the best use of your blacks and navy blues by
adding a splash of color with a scarf or bright necklace.
So try and work with colors that
flatter your skin tone, if you're not sure what these are, ask your friends.
Another way of telling is to look
at whether you can see the color or you first when you're wearing a top or
dress, if you see the dress, as lovely as it is, put it back on the hanger - the
purpose of any clothing is to draw attention to you, you are not a clothes
If you can afford it, book
yourself a Color Me Beautiful consultation, as although these aren't cheap,
you'll save yourself the money time and time again through ensuring that
everything in your wardrobe is something that looks great on you and boosts your
Formal & Special Occasion Dresses
If you're a woman who lives in
pants or comfortable clothing, dressing up for a special event can be something
of a challenge.
So many designers have started to create styles especially for the
fuller figure, that you can really look forward to a great shopping trip.
For spring and summer, look for
patterned dresses and try to pick a big
floral print which can look great on a curvy girl. Whatever designs you
prefer, there's probably a way to accessorise to bring it bang up to date with
the latest fashion trends.
Fashion Guru Tips - What to Wear
Unless you are stick thin,
layering isn't going to work for you, as it will just make you look bulky and
However, there are some cute
wraps and shrugs that can add interest without adding bulk, and a couple of
these could be added to your wardrobe to enable you to ring the changes with
The great news is that designers
and stores have woken up to the massive demand for fashionable and sexy styles
of plus size clothing - rather than the baggy shapeless styles of the past.
You can now find stores and online sites that stock sizes 1X to 8X
in fun and enjoyable styles that you can feel confident in.
The only thing that remains is for you to find your own inimitable
style - whether it's classic, casual or confidently outrageous.
Once you know the right styles for you, there'll be fewer "nothing
to wear" days, you may find shopping easier and more enjoyable and your wardrobe
will be full of clothes you can't wait to wear!