10 Tips & Tricks To Give The Illusion Of A Slimmer Waist!
Can’t get yourself to do enough crunches or stick to that diet? Well, if you’re torturing yourself to get that waist into shape, we have some awesome tricks for you. Here are some super easy style tricks to make your waist look slimmer. These secrets can help transform your waistline while you look oh-so stylish!
1. High Waist Anything
High waisted pants and skirts sit at the small part of your waist, hence helping it look tinier. It’s no wonder most of us love pairing crop tops with high-waisted bottoms since they flatten the tummy so well. Just make sure you wear well-fitted pants and skirts. You can also add heels to help appear taller and slimmer.
POPxo Recommends: High Waist Jeggings with Side Zipper (Rs 1,475)
2. Tuck It In
Tucking in your shirt not only gives a very polished feel to your outfit but can help your waist look slimmer. Try it to believe it!
3. Time For A Wrap
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In case you didn’t already know, wrap dresses are god’s gift to our wardrobes, for helping us give the illusion of an hourglass figure. These dresses tie at the waist, minimizing it and making it look teeny tiny. Fun patterns are also a great way to conceal problem areas so mix the two trends if you like. The best part is that wrap dresses are so classic, they’ll always make you look super chic!
POPxo Recommends: KOOVS Asymmetric Wrap Dress (Rs 648)
4. Grab A Pencil Skirt
A pencil skirt is one of the most flattering pieces you can own, so get your hands on one if you don’t have one yet. Not only can a sleek pencil skirt help your butt look great, it also helps your waist appear smaller. By helping you look curvier than ever, it helps your waist look tiny. So fake enviable curves in a well-fitted, not-too-short pencil skirt. You will never regret investing in one!
POPxo Recommends: Black Pencil Skirt (Rs 599)
5. Just Belt It
This is the easiest trick in the book. Just use a belt to cinch your waist. It’s the quickest way to give it some shape. Be it a skinny belt or a statement one - the choice is yours!
POPxo Recommends: Faux Leather Metal Belt (Rs 700)
6. Take Attention Away From It
Sometimes, try faking a trimmer midsection by drawing attention elsewhere. An interesting neckline, a statement necklace or sparkly danglers can draw attention upwards and help your waist blend in.
POPxo Recommends: Sweetheart Neckline Bardot Layered Dress (Rs 1,499)
7. Try Side Panels
A dress with dark, contrasting panels going down the side of it will seriously help give you an enviable hourglass shape. Slip into one and be amazed at how slim your waist looks. You’ll never want to take it off!
POPxo Recommends: Side Panel Mesh Dress (Rs 1,695)
8. The Fit and Flare
Another dress that can help whittle your waist is the classic fit and flare shape. These dresses are fitted on top and flare out towards the bottom, giving a gorgeous shape to your body and helping you trim a few inches at the waist. We all need a few of these in our wardrobes!
POPxo Recommends: Forever 21 Blue Printed Dress (Rs 1,539)
9. Tie Your Shirt Around Your Waist
Yup, other than chokers, another cool 90s trend to try is tying a plaid shirt around your waist. Not only will it make you look like such a cool kid, it’ll help your waist look slimmer than it is!
10. Optical Illusions With Stripes
Vertical stripes are the most flattering and classic print around, they will never fail you! Vertical striped prints and vertical lines created by hanging scarves will always help you look leaner and incredibly confident!
POPxo Recommends: Spring Break Striped Off Shoulder Top (Rs 640)
With these tricks up your sleeve, get experimenting!
Published on Dec 31, 2016