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.





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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.