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8 Ways to Flatter a Bottom-Heavy Figure

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Balance Figure with Color, Fitted Pieces
Oscar de La Renta Suit

Oscar de La Renta

© Cheryl Gorski Photography
You can wear a fitted suit, even with a slim skirt, if you are bottom heavy. Just remember:
  • Keep the line long by using all one color with slim-cut pieces. It elongates and slims the figure.
  • Choose fitted jackets that end well above your widest point.
  • Wear a top or jacket with structured shoulders, puffy sleeves, etc. to balance out your larger bottom half.
  • Rely on a form-fitting, but never tight, skirt in a non-clingy fabric.

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