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Dressing Up Tips for Plus Size Women

It’s no mean feat rearing and raising a family that sometimes you tend to neglect yourself along the way. In my case, I’m guilty of this. I haven’t given enough time for myself or at least look after my own health. The last thing I regretted was gaining those unwanted pounds over the years. 

Photo taken from my fitness journey post

With the excess pounds, and yes, age too, it got to a point where dressing up become so difficult. It is frustrating to look for the right style and hues of clothes to wear. Even if I don’t go out often, having a few pairs of pants and presentable blouses can bring out the confidence in you. 

I’m glad I was able to find this very helpful tip: How to Dress Up Tips for Plus Size Women from wikihow.com.

Choose pieces that draw the eye to your best features.
Wear fitted clothing to flatter your figure.
Play around with trends that you like.

Here’s the basic tips summary. You can check the page for more wardrobe advice

If you’re overweight and you want to build a strong wardrobe, use light colors to draw people’s eyes to areas you like while camouflaging your least favorite attributes with dark colors. Stick to small prints, since large prints can make you look bigger, and choose diagonal and vertical stripes over unflattering horizontal stripes. You can also wear well-fitting, supportive undergarments under your outfit to prevent unflattering lines or bulges! Keep reading for tips on having a successful shopping trip. — wikihow.com 

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