Share the gallery Pinterest Facebook. With its gentle fit-and-flare shape, a peplum insinuates a waist. They draw the eyes to the widest parts of the legs while simultaneously making the legs look shorter. One look that is particularly flattering on a woman of petite stature is an empire waisted dress with a skirt that flares a little without being poofy. A few changes in wardrobe and style can significantly improve the appearance of any petite, full figured woman.
How to get the most flattering fit for a full-figured shape.
The Plus-Size Guide to Dressing
Share the gallery Pinterest Facebook. For a heavier midsection, a not-too-tight pencil skirt that starts at the natural waist and hits at the knee or right below the knee —worn with a blouse that silhouettes the body and has movement—accomplishes the same thing, says stylist Susan Moses. It looks beautiful on you. Curvy women typically want to downplay their lower half. Jersey fabric is a soft, stretchy material that highlights the body parts best flaunted on full-figured women and hides others. I can withdraw my consent at any time by unsubscribing.