We’re all about showing some lots of skin come summer. But no matter how bare you dare to go, what you wear shouldn’t come as an afterthought. Choose pieces that hit in all the right places to ensure that you’re dressed to impress no matter where you’re headed. To help, we rounded up 12 slimming style ideas to enlist in the coming months. They’re easy to follow and will instantly flatter your figure. Win-win.
Read on to check out the rules and shop a few pieces that will make following them a total breeze!
A skirt with a flared bottom draws the eye upward and accentuates the narrowest part of your waist.
A bodysuit hugs in all the right places and looks super flattering worn under a pair of boyfriend jeans.
While black is noted as universally flattering, wearing all white creates a similar streamlined look.
This season’s off-the-shoulder styles highlight your neck area and collarbone in a super-flattering way.
Summer is the season for stripes, but instead of the traditional horizontal ones, which can be widening, try vertical instead.
How much you dare to bare is totally up to you, but you can’t go wrong with a sliver of skin.
You can never go wrong with classic skinny jeans that show off a little bit of ankle.
Comfort is the key to confidence, so make sure your shorts don’t squeeze too tight.
Layer away—just steer away from pieces that add unnecessary bulk.
Break up a loose dress and highlight your waist by tying a top around your midsection.
Rein in a loose or flowy top by tucking it into your jeans, shorts, or skirt.
When you’re shopping for a miniskirt, avoid anything that’s too short. The most flattering length hits just over your knee.
Want more super-flattering style ideas? Check out three slimming guidelines for wearing flats!