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How To Accentuate Your Curves

by Goddiva Account 15 May 2023

Curves are beautiful and are something to be celebrated and accentuated all the time. Whether you have an hourglass, pear, or apple-shaped figure, or even if you have a slimmer figure and want to give the illusion of a bit more shape, there are ways to enhance your curves and show off your best assets making you feel like a better you. Here are a few tips to help you accentuate your curves and feel confident in your body.

Show off your cleavage

One way to accentuate your curves is to show off your cleavage. A well-fitting and supportive bra can do wonders for your chest and help create a flattering silhouette. Consider wearing tops or dresses with a V-neckline or a sweetheart neckline, as these styles draw attention to your chest and highlight your curves.

If you're not comfortable showing a lot of skin, you can still enhance your cleavage by wearing a push-up bra or a bra with padding. These bras lift and enhance your breasts, creating a fuller and more rounded look. It's important to find a bra that fits properly, as a poorly fitting bra can make your chest look saggy or flattened.

I know, bringing attention to the bust area is not for everyone, and that is fine, but doing this creates a flattering silhouette (This can make the waist appear smaller, which is a desirable body shape for many), it draws attention (This can be beneficial in social settings where you want to feel confident and attractive), it can be a confidence booster and be empowering. It's important to note that while showing off cleavage can have its benefits, it's also a personal choice and should be done in a way that feels comfortable and appropriate for each individual.

Goddiva Plus Sequin & Velvet Bardot Maxi Dress - Purple

Goddiva Plus Sequin & Velvet Bardot Maxi Dress - Purple

Emphasize your waist

Another way to accentuate your curves is to emphasize your waist. The waist is the narrowest part of your body and highlighting it can create an hourglass shape, which is considered to be the most desirable body shape.

One way to emphasize your waist is to wear clothing that is fitted at the waist. A belted dress or top can help create a defined waistline and show off your curves. High-waisted pants or skirts can also help elongate your legs and create a flattering silhouette.

Another option is to wear clothing with ruching or gathering at the waist. This style creates a subtle cinching effect, which can help create the illusion of a smaller waist and accentuate your curves.

Goddiva Plus Sequin Bodice With Front Frill Maxi - Navy

Goddiva Plus Sequin Bodice With Front Frill Maxi - Navy 

Choose patterns wisely

The right patterns can also help accentuate your curves. Horizontal stripes, for example, can make you appear wider, while vertical stripes can elongate your body and create a slimming effect. A patterned dress or top can also help draw attention to your curves and create a flattering silhouette.

When choosing patterns, it's important to consider the scale of the pattern. Larger patterns can overwhelm a small frame, while smaller patterns can get lost on a larger frame. It's also important to consider the placement of the pattern. Patterns on the bust or hips can draw attention to those areas, while patterns on the waist can help create a more defined waistline.

Yumi Green Floral Kimono Midi Dress

Yumi Green Floral Kimono Midi Dress

Embrace your curves

Finally, the most important tip for accentuating your curves is to embrace them. Your curves are part of what makes you unique and beautiful, and there's no need to hide them or try to change them. Wear clothing that makes you feel confident and comfortable, and don't be afraid to show off your curves.

Remember that confidence is the key to looking and feeling your best. If you feel good in your clothing, you'll radiate confidence and attract positive attention. So, embrace your curves, celebrate your body, and show off your best assets with pride.

 

Written By: Lauren Khan

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