by Onyinye Fafi Obi
Wondering what to wear today? Guest writer and stylist Onyinye shows you just what to do with these simple day to night style tips.
Day: To work, wear a sexy yet professional look. Go for a pencil or A-line skirt, a blazer and a V-neck top which will elongate your upper body and remove the focus on your flaws.
Night: Wear a dark coloured, snug bootcut jeans and a lighter coloured top. Kick on some heels to elongate your legs, add height and give you a streamlined silhouette.
MAJOR TIP: Always accentuate your waist to maintain balance. Wear a belt when you can to give yourself a balanced look.
Day: Wear a dark coloured trouser/pencil skirt suit for a sleeker look and kick on high heeled shoes elongates your legs and make you taller.
Night: For a casual look, go 70’s style and wear a maxi dress with volume. Go easy on the accessories to give you a clean finish and prevent you from looking too hobo-chic. For a sexy look pull on a pair of skinny jeans and a simple fitted top. A mini dress and strappy sandals can also come in handy for a “girl night out”.
MAJOR TIP: Avoid Capri pants and large prints, so they don’t “cut” you in half and overwhelm your small figure.
Day: Go for 60’s sophistication. You can wear a shift dress and a pair of kitten heels. Make sure the shift dress is loose-fitting, so you can feel comfortable.
Night: Wear an empire waist dress and a pair of embellished sandals to pull off a look that is stylish yet comfy.
MAJOR TIP: Comfort is the key word!
Day: Wear a pair of skinny jeans, a fitted blouse and a pair of low heeled shoes.
Night: For a sexy look, opt for a dress that stops just above the knee to show off your long legs.
MAJOR TIP: Avoid vertical stripes, they draw out your height.
If you have…
Narrow hips: Wearing A-line, pleated or tulip skirts will make your hips look wider.
Broad shoulders: Avoid halter neck and polo tops. Go for V-necks or a fitted shirt.
Small bust: Avoid empire line clothing – they draw attention to your chest. Wear a round neck top to keep the focus on your arms and shoulders.
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