How Celebs Dress 10 Pounds Thinner
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By Tiffany Tse
We know nothing beats exercise and healthy eating, but sometimes even the best of us need a little help. See how your favorite celebs dress ten pounds thinner, then steal their figure-flattering style ideas.
Waist Not2 of 11
An empire-waist dress skims over your stomach and hips for a flattering, feminine look. To avoid questions like "When are you due?" look for a dress without too much fabric gathered under the bust, like Mindy Kaling's.
That's a Wrap3 of 11
Another forgiving dress style? The wrap dress. Even a faux wrap silhouette, like Allison Williams', helps to shape and define your waistline. Just opt for a non-clingy fabric, like silk or cotton.
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Take a cue from Katie Holmes and team an above-the-knee dress or skirt with a pair of nude pointed-toe heels. The shoes blend in with your skin (try to find a pair that closely matches your skin tone), making your legs look long and lean.
Neck & Neck5 of 11
Certain necklines work better than others when it comes to dressing thinner. Wide boatneck or sweetheart necklines, such as Jessica Chastain's, draw attention to the shoulders and balance out your hips.
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Jump Around6 of 11
Create a slimming, seamless silhouette by wearing the same color on top and bottom. Mandy Moore achieves the look in a tailored jumpsuit in flattering black.
Flying Colors7 of 11
If you'd rather draw attention to your upper body, make color-blocking work to your advantage. Rosario Dawson's lighter-on-top, darker-on-bottom dress does the trick.
High Gear8 of 11
No matter what your body type is, you'll benefit from wearing a high-waisted pencil skirt. Not only does it create an hourglass shape like Jennifer Hudson's, the look is also polished and professional.
Gather Around9 of 11
For a dress style that's sexy and slimming, copy Petra Nemcova's ruched number. The subtle draping around the midsection is totally forgiving.
In the Details10 of 11
Keep an eye out for interesting details that will help flatter your figure. For example, Lucy Liu's sophisticated frock has a corset-style print that nips in at the hem and creates a narrow waist.
Short Story11 of 11
Just as the high-waisted pencil skirt flatters your body, so does a pair of high-waisted shorts. Wear them with a solid-colored, tucked-in tank top a la Lauren Conrad.
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