Indian wear Styling Tips for plus size
Looking fabulous is something we all want, and your body type shouldn’t get in the way of that. so if you want to flatter your curves and choose ethnic wear that’s most suited to your body type, these style tips will be just perfect for you. It’s all about silhouettes when it comes to looking sleeker or flattering your curves.
What are the best Kurtis for plus size?
Straight kurtas will make you appear sleeker as they create a straight silhouette that conceals any bulk. Small details that are closer together can create the illusion of a slimmer frame. Fabrics that are light and flowy are the perfect partner to these silhouettes.
If you have full, curvy hips and a slender torso – you’re a pear shape
The key to picking the right kurta for this body type is to draw attention to the torso and away from the hips. Fun colors are a great way of highlighting the upper body. Prints and bright colors are ideal for the kurta.
For the bottom – keep it skinny! Avoid keeping the length too short mid-length kurtas are perfect!
Next comes the apple body shape characterized by a full torso and slender legs.
The neckline is very important when picking your kurta. V-necks create a vertical line that breaks the attention from the chest area. Adding a dupatta or stole to the look worn sideways will further create a vertical illusion for the top half. Make sure the fabrics are soft so that they don’t stick to your body or create unnecessary structure. Mid-length kurtas and short kurtas show off your slender legs.
For the bottom -Pair with skinny jeans or leggings to attract attention to the legs.
An hourglass figure is characterized by a slender waist and wider chest and hips.
A long Anarkali kurta works perfectly to accentuate the hourglass. Stick to cinched and well-fitted outfits for the most flattering results. Stay away from loose-fitting kurtas. If you do have some lying around simply use a belt to cinch at the waist to draw attention. Flaunt your curves and your slim waist with these kurta styles.
The rectangular body shape is characterized by a fairly straight silhouette.
The trick here is to create curves. An empire line kurta works best for this body type. Yokes and panels are something you could experiment with to create curves. Empire waist kurtas can help accentuate your curves as they create a flare around your bottom half, flattering your hips.
If you have broad shoulders and slender legs you are an Inverted Triangle Body Type.
The goal here is to balance out the extra weight in your shoulders by drawing more attention to your bottom half. Opt for kurtas with a high and low pattern they create a flare around your feet balancing out your shape. Anarkali Kurtas that highlight the waist with a flowy bottom will create proportionate curves.The quintessential kurta is a must-have for every Indian woman out there. It can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion and scores high on comfort. While all the prints and silhouettes can overwhelm you picking a kurta that’s apt for your body shape can do the trick!
Use these styles to create shapes and a balanced silhouette in your outfit. These tips will ensure you walk out in a perfectly styled Kurta every time, so go ahead and flatter your body shape! Until next time, stay tuned and stay FAB.
WHAT ARE THE RIGHT SAREE DRAPE FOR PLUS SIZE?
If sarees are what you naturally gravitate towards every time the festive season arrives, you’re not alone! However, if finding the right drape for your body type is being the speed bump in your smooth journey, we’re here with some easy solutions!
If you have a pear body shape, balancing your slim upper body with your wider hips is key. A simple & broad pallu can do the trick effortlessly. However, for a stylish edge, the off-shoulder pallu drape can also add the right balance for your silhouette.
A rectangle body shape has uniform proportions and sarees are undoubtedly the easiest way to create a curvy silhouette. A shapely pallu and pleats on the side of your hips will help create the illusion of curves and highlight your sleek frame. Silk sarees are a winner as they will help hold the shape of the pleats well and not just stick to your body.
The hourglass body shape is best complemented by flattering proportionate curves. The quintessential Bollywood or mermaid drape is probably the best way to flatter the hourglass figure. The sleek pallu and tight tuck at the hip are perfect to highlight curves. Add in a belt to the mix to flatter your thin waist!
If you have an apple body shape and feel like your tummy needs some flattering, this traditional reverse pallu drape is what you need! For more coverage and an uber-chic twist, Pick a contrast color dupatta to create interest coverage.
An inverted triangle body type has a wider upper body and comparatively narrower hips and thighs. The Corner pallu drape, which essentially only has the corner end of the pallu at the shoulder helps keep the volume at the upper body minimal. The waterfall pattern formed by the pallu over the lower body helps balance wide shoulders and chest.
These saree draping tips are sure to give you the most flattering and stylish saree look during the festivities! Until next time, stay tuned stay FAB
Embrace jewel tones into your wardrobe, deep and rich shades will flatter an ample figure. They won’t create as many creases and shadows over problem areas, in turn making your outfit look flawless. The right accessory is like the cherry on top of a perfect outfit. Embrace jewelry instead of shying away from it. If you have a heavier upper body look for long and delicate pieces that create vertical lines. Layered necklaces help you create an elongated look that can flatter your chest area. For the illusion of a longer neck, pick long and dangling earrings.
MONOCHROME OUTFITS FOR PLUS SIZE
Monochrome outfits are great to lengthen your silhouette. Choosing the right blouse can make or break your outfit. Choosing the right cut and style of your blouse can help you achieve your desired look. Opt for long sleeves as they can make your arms appear sleeker. Keep the details near the neckline. Embellishments on the neckline will draw attention towards your chest and away from your arms. The beauty of ethnic outfits lies in intricate draping and layering. Think of these as crutches to shaping your silhouette.
Your dupatta can be draped in a way that adds height to your silhouette and a contrasting color will give you a flattering effect! Create a long and lean illusion with a vertically draped dupatta. This can help balance out your proportions.
Here are all the tips you need to flatter your body and flaunt your curves in all the right ways. Until next time stay tuned and stay FAB!