Dressing to Flatter Your Shape

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When shopping trying on is a must; most of you already know that. I found these two dresses completely opposite of one another, but I loved them both just the same. So to the dressing room I went.

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I really love the print on this dress, but it engulfs my waist; you see no definition. Being a pear shape I need to accentuate my waist and balance my shape. A pear is little on top and big on the bottom, it is key for me to create a balance.

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The short blue dress is super cute too. Once I tried it on I realized the waist although it is defined it hits me in the wrong area. It needs to come up higher. Also the weight of the dress falls at the largest part of my body adding weight that is not there…what woman wants that right?

Moral of the story you can love it on the hanger but you need to love it on your body too! I continued to shop and I found this razor back Maxi Dress.

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This dress has an empire waistline that is always flattering to my pear shape. The razor back accentuates my upper half. The different shade of blues and the way the material are sewn together flatters my shape especially my rear end!

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I have to show my shoes today, they were a five dollar steal at TJ Maxx I couldn’t pass them up, how cute are they?

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Also share my jewelry for inspiration if you are looking to recreate a similar look to mine! I loved wearing this whole ensemble.

It flattered my shape and I felt great in it! I really like the other two dresses, but they were not meant for me. Dress yourself in a flattering way and you will see a difference in how you feel and the way others see you too!

About Tylar

I am all about women knowing who they are, finding their own individual style, and not spending a lot of money doing so.  I believe in creating looks that are timeless yet practical and consistent with your own personality. I live to shop the clearance racks! I truly believe It’s not what you wear but how you wear it. Not one of us were created to look the same, so what looks good on one woman might not look good on another. So when shopping for yourself, it is crucial to know what looks good on you. Knowing what works on your shape can make the difference from an ordinary outfit to ex-ordinary. I think we should go through life giving it all we have and I apply this ideology when dressing myself. I know from my own experience that when having a not so good day I know that if I put on a nice dress or fun sassy top, I can guarantee that what ever sour mood I might have felt before starts to slip away when I slip into the clothes. First impressions are lasting so why not always try to look your best you never know who you might meet! These are all approaches I take when building my wardrobe, or getting dressed on a daily basis.

As far as about me as a person to share some insight with you. I clearly LOVE clothes. I but what I love more than the clothes themselves is how I feel when wearing certain outfits. I also LOVE to style for other people. I get such an amazing feeling when I have helped someone select an outfit that they feel good in. Or sometimes what is better than that for me is dressing someone in something they would never choose for their self and they end up loving it. Although I do love clothes I do not believe in spending a lot of money to look and feel good. I get a thrill out shopping clearance. The price tag does not define the worth of an item to me. What makes it worth it for me is how it makes me feel and knowing that I paid half the cost and still look GREAT!