How To Look Slimmer Using Color Block

Most of us women gain a significant amount of weight during pregnancy and/or motherhood. For instance, I gained 60 pounds last year while I was pregnant with my second child. I am a huge advocate of loving and accepting your body the way it is and working with what you’ve got. I think it’s important to understand that there are plenty of ways that you can dress to look slimmer. I’ve noticed a lot of mothers wearing loose clothing and trying to hide under tents but that’s not necessary. You don’t have wear a trench coat all the time because you gained some weight, you can dress your body to appear slimmer. One way to do this effectively is to use color block to look slimmer. Here are simple tips that celebrity stylists use all of the time and you can too.

Look Slimmer Overall
A color block dress like this one can make you appear up to 10 pounds or one size smaller. The dark side panels create the illusion of a slimmer body.


Make Your Lower Body Appear Slimmer

To make your lower body appear slimmer color block using a darker color in the bottom. You can get a dress like this or wear a darker bottom like a pencil skirt or slim cut pants.

 

Accentuate your waist and make it appear slimmer with dark midsection

Your waist will instantly appear slimmer with darker blocks around your waistline. These dresses will help you appear to have a small waistline and make you appear to have a feminine shape.
Appear Slimmer and Curvier

The right color block dress can help you to appear more curvier and help you to create the illusion of a more balanced body.For this effect, go for dresses with circular shaped blocks especially along the sides.

 


Have you ever tried dressing slimmer using color block?

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  • The Aryn dress is my fave. These are great tips, I love color blocking.

    • RattlesandHeels

      The Aryn is super cute. Thanks Vee!

  • MJ

    The flaired dress is all me. My hips won’t let the other options be great. I sure could use a teenie tiny shopping spree. LOL

    • RattlesandHeels

      MJ you’re cracking me up but can I come along?