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How to Style for your Body Woes

by Goddiva Account 16 May 2023

We all have insecurities, whether it's a physical feature or a personality trait. Sometimes, these insecurities can hold us back and affect our confidence levels. But the good news is that there are ways to hide them and boost our confidence. One way to do this is through the clothes we wear. Now, we all know that darker colours, sleeve lengths and shapewear are a go to for our body woes, but what else can we as women do to make ourselves feel incredible and empowered by the way we dress? Here are some styles that can help hide your insecurities.

If you're self-conscious about your midsection or arms, try layering your clothing. This can be done with jackets, cardigans, scarves, or even a light sweater. The layers create a distraction from the areas you're trying to hide and add visual interest to your outfit. Structured pieces like blazers, button-down shirts, and pencil skirts create a polished look that can help you feel more put-together and confident. They also help smooth out any lumps or bumps and create a streamlined silhouette.

De La Creme Fashions Long Ruched Sleeve Open Blazer

De La Creme Fashions Long Ruched Sleeve Open Blazer

If you're self-conscious about your tummy area, wearing an A-line or wrap skirt can offer several benefits. These styles cinch in at the waist and flare out at the hips, creating a flattering and feminine silhouette that can help to draw attention away from the midsection. Here are some specific benefits of wearing an A-line or wrap skirt if you're conscious of your tummy area; Disguises your midsection, the flare of an A-line or wrap skirt can help to camouflage any extra weight or bloating in the stomach area. Enhances hourglass figure, the cinched waist of A-line and wrap skirts can create a more defined waistline and enhance an hourglass figure. This can give the illusion of a smaller midsection and a curvier overall shape. There are versatile styling options, A-line and wrap skirts are versatile pieces that can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. You can pair them with a blouse and heels for a dressier look or wear them with a t-shirt and sneakers for a more casual outfit. They are so easy to wear & style; these skirt styles are often designed with an easy-to-wear slip-on or wrap-around construction, which can make them a quick and convenient choice for getting dressed in the morning.

Liquorish Purple Floral Midi Skirt With Ruching Detail

Liquorish Purple Floral Midi Skirt With Ruching Detail

High-waisted pants are a great option if you're insecure about your stomach or hips. High-waisted trousers sit at or above the natural waistline, which can help to create the illusion of longer legs and a slimmer waistline. This style can also provide coverage and support for the midsection, making it a comfortable and confidence-boosting option. Additionally, high-waisted trousers can be dressed up or down and come in a variety of styles and fabrics, making them a versatile choice for any occasion. Overall, if you're looking for a flattering and comfortable style of trousers, high-waisted options are definitely worth considering. Pair them with a tucked-in shirt or a crop top to show off your waistline.

Wearing a co-ord set can offer several benefits if you're body-conscious. Co-ord sets are matching tops and bottoms that are designed to be worn together, creating a cohesive and put-together outfit. They come in a variety of styles, including crop tops and high-waisted pants or skirts, which can be particularly flattering for those who are self-conscious about their midsection. Co-ord sets can also be made with comfortable and stretchy fabrics that can help to smooth out any bumps or lumps and give you a more streamlined appearance. Plus, they can save you time and energy in getting dressed, as you don't have to spend time matching different pieces together. Overall, wearing a co-ord set can be a stylish and convenient option for feeling confident in your clothing.

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If you're insecure about your outfit or your body, statement accessories can be a great distraction. A bold necklace, a colourful scarf, or a statement bag can draw attention away from your insecurities and make your outfit look more interesting. Statement accessories can also help elevate a simple outfit and make it look more stylish and trendier.

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A wrap dress can be a great choice to help you feel confident and comfortable. This style of dress features a wraparound design that can be adjusted to fit your body shape, cinching in at the waist and flaring out over the hips and thighs. This can help to create a flattering and feminine silhouette that can enhance your curves and draw attention away from areas you might feel self-conscious about. Additionally, wrap dresses are versatile and can be dressed up or down for any occasion, making them a great addition to any wardrobe.

Liquorish Multicolour Abstract Print Midi Wrap Dress

Liquorish Multicolour Abstract Print Midi Wrap Dress

Ultimately, the best way to hide your insecurities is to exude confidence. Wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident, and don't be afraid to experiment with new styles or trends. Remember, fashion is about self-expression and having fun, so don't let your insecurities hold you back.

Hiding your insecurities through what you wear can be a very effective way to boost your confidence and feel more comfortable in your own skin. Whether it's oversized clothes, high-waisted bottoms, dark colours, layering, statement accessories, or flattering shoes, there are many styles and techniques you can use to create a flattering silhouette and accentuate your best features. Remember, fashion should be fun and expressive, so don't be afraid to experiment and find what works best for you. With a little creativity and confidence, you can look and feel your best every day.


Written By: Lauren Khan

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