Here’s how weight loss can redefine your fashion statement
Summer has officially set in.
It is time to pull those summer friendly short dresses, flowy gowns, and hot pants out.
But if you are flabby, then summers may not be a bringer of good news.
Being plus sized is not a sin. If you are happy with the way you look, then don’t bother to change a thing.
In case you think it is time to lose some weight and attain a new body shape, then fashion trends will offer the much-needed motivation.
Be ready to dazzle others with your new fashion statement, when you step out in your new clothes, after losing unnecessary weight.
Say yes to the fitted dress
Plus-sized people opt for loose and ill-fitted dresses. They think that it will keep their “out of shape” body under cover.
But it only makes the situation worse. Too tight clothes may look vulgar on obese people. Plus it is rather uncomfortable. But losing additional body fat will offer a slimmer structure.
When you attain this new body, you will be able to set the stage on fire with fitted dresses. Whether it is a fitted romper or pencil skirt, you will nail the perfect look effortlessly.
No need to worry about thunder thighs
Fat individuals shy away from wearing short dresses if they are conscious about their bodies. Losing weight will help you to break these chains as well.
Spending thirty minutes on jogging or outdoor exercise will offer impressive shape to your legs.
Once you get rid of your thunder thighs, any short dress, fitted tights, jeans, or bottom wear will look amazing. No more hiding in ill-fitted boyfriend jeans.
Opting for short sleeved and sleeveless tops
If you want to hide those flabby arms, then opt for long or three-quarter sleeves. It is a thumb rule that most people follow. Needless to say, short and sleeveless clothes offer a sensuous look.
Once you successfully shed the extra weight, you will be able to flaunt an unknown side of your personality with short sleeved or sleeveless dresses.
Nice shapely arms will attract attention towards your face. Staying in shape will give you the freedom to wear any dress that you wish.
Freedom from solid colors
Color blocking and solid colors create an optical illusion and make you slimmer. Most women, who have weight management issues, stock up on dark and solid colors.
This leaves very less scope for variety in their wardrobes. Weight loss can put a stopper on this menace as well.
When you attain a flattering figure, you no longer have to stick with darker and solid colors. Freedom from flab will allow you to try out light colors as well.
Welcome prints and stripes back in life
Shedding unwanted weight will also assist you to break the shackles of sartorial monotony. Dress designers suggest that it is best for plus-sized people to stay away from bright and big prints and horizontal stripes.
These patterns create an unflattering illusion for fat people. A new and slimmer frame will enable you to purchase clothes with prints.
Your thinner body shape will be able to flaunt both small and large floral or graphic prints. A slimmer you will also be able to pull off the pin and bold horizontal stripes as well.
So, weight loss will enable to look your best in French Riviera chic in nautical shades and stripes.
Experiment with new styles
Many plus-sized women try to stay away from deep V-neck or backless jumpsuits or tops. They often steer clear of noodle or spaghetti strap dresses as well.
If you have a heavy upper body, then these dresses may make you look vulgar. Once you lose the extra pounds, you will no longer have to shy away from revealing dresses.
Above mentioned jumpsuits, jean shorts, miniskirts and little dresses will highlight your new fashion statement and your self-confidence as well.
Wear clothes comfortably
Too revealing or skimpy garments will not be flattering on plus-sized people. That does not mean you need to keep yourself covered with a bed sheet at all times.
Following a healthy weight loss routine will give you the desired body shape. When you finally get the ideal body weight, you will be able to wear a particular short dress, skirt, or bikini, without being too self-conscious.
Losing weight will also help you to stay comfortable in the dress you pick. Trying to squeeze into clothes don’t fit you well is a cause of discomfort.
Losing weight will eliminate this problem forever. You will be able to step in front of others in your new and stunning avatar.
Don’t try to become someone you are not
It is one thing to set a target to lose weight. Cutting down on your fast food and sugar consumption will not only help your flabby tummy to firm up but will also keep you safe from a host of diseases.
You must strive to achieve a fit body. Don’t aim to become like the anorexic models on the head ramp. It is imperative that you understand that their lifestyle is different than yours.
They have a staff to take care of household chores. The models don’t have to go out to pick up their kids from schools, but you do.
Try to be content with your shape. Don’t degrade yourself by trying to fit into any set frame. There is no fixed body frame. Imagine a world where all people looked alike? Creepy, isn’t it?
The key to happiness is to celebrate what you have. No matter what size you are, only attitude and personality will make you irresistible. It is not wise to judge beauty according to the size of clothes a person wears.
Treat your clothes as your second skin. Always remember, you can only look stunning if you are comfortable in the clothes you are wearing.
Written by Dinesh Mittal.
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