PLUS SIZE TRENDS

The 2014 Plus Size Spring Trends Report

Pattern Play

Pattern Trends- The 2014 Plus Size Spring Trends Report on The Curvy Fashionista

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One of the trends for spring is a play on patterns! Think bright colors, graphic prints, painterly techniques, bold brushstrokes, abstract elements, and individual prints! Then take those patterns and prints and infuse them onto dresses, coats and tops! Quite expressively, you will become the canvas, rocking out in bold pieces of work.
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Wedding Outfits: Dos and Don’ts

My cousin is getting married in 10 days and all I can think about is what the heck am I going to wear. It is an all day event and that means I will need to be spot-on in selecting the outfit that I can wear through out the day and then change into another outfit for the dinner party.

Here are some wedding outfits dos and don’ts, I found while searching for some guidance:

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Fashion Tips for Curvy Women

  1. Dress for the size you are—not what you want to be or once were! Work with what you have! Own it.
  2. Don’t cover your curves! Big clothes on a big body only make you look bigger.
  3. Dress from the inside out. A well-fitting bra and shapewear will camouflage all lumps and bumps.
  4. Clothes should skim your body, not cling to it. Think high-waist, wide trousers, and A-line or flared skirts.
  5. Skirts should end just before or under the kneecap. Your legs will look longer.
  6. A dress with a belt will cinch you in, focusing attention on your smaller waist.
  7. Shorter, fitted jackets will also flatter your legs—and waist.
  8. Avoid elasticized waistbands. They might be comfortable, but they add bulk to your midsection.
  9. Keep necklines open. A deep V- or scoop neck lengthens your neck.
  10. Wear shoes with wider heels, this makes your feet look small.

Source: Oprah.com