Horizontal stripes really can be flattering on fuller figures. We show you how

Essence.com
Dec, 16, 2009

Horizontal stripes really can be flattering on fuller figures. We show you how

 

 

 

 

SIZES 8-10

This mini is perfect for those with an ample middle but well-toned legs and arms. Nanette Lepore dress, $305, Nanette Lepore, New York City, 212-219-8265. Soixante Neuf at Supplements New York necklace, $200, 69jewels.com. Mixit by JCPenney bangle, $18, JCPenney stores nationwide. Kenneth Cole New York sandals, $175, Kenneth Cole New York stores nationwide.

 

 

 

 

 

SIZE 16+

Cap sleeves and tailored, plain-front shorts balance the full cut of this tank. Weekend by MaxMara top, $160, MaxMara, Manhasset, New York, 516-365-5567. Old Navy Bermuda shorts, $27, oldnavy.com. M. Haskell necklace, $32, 212-764-3332. JLO by Jennifer Lopez bangle, $30, select Macy's stores. Express ring, $13, select Express stores. Guess by Marciano pumps, $110, Macy's stores nationwide.

 

 

 


 

 

SIZES 12-14

If you're smaller on top, choose horizontal looks that accentuate your upper body. These slim-fitting sleeves and the plunging neckline are both sleek and flattering. Bitten Sarah Jessica Parker sweater, $20, Steve & Barry's stores nationwide. Avenue ankle pants, $40, Avenue stores nationwide. O Oscar hoops, $45, select Macy's stores. JLO by Jennifer Lopez bangles, $25 each, select Macy's stores. Newport News necklaces, $29-$32, and pumps, $35, newport-news.com.

 

 

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