When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger also divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.
From silhouettes to shoes, knowing the right essentials is key to putting together a figure-flattering outfit. To ensure you’re set with outfit ideas at every age, I’m sharing the ultimate slimming combos plus the pieces you need to create each look.
Scroll down to find the most flattering outfit for your age.
An A-line skirt is always flattering, as it nips in at your waist. It's all about finding ways to accentuate your figure and having fun with your wardrobe.
This combo is elegant and sophisticated. It’s ladylike, but the focus is about being professional. Plus, the collarbone is a great feature to accentuate
This look balances your top and bottom half. A belted blazer defines the waist and flared jeans are universally flattering.
A wide leg with a high waist is most forgiving silhouette, and a duster coat with bracelet sleeves adds fluidity and comfort without sacrificing style.
A lot of women are looking for more classic styles that aren’t going to be too revealing at this age. This is essentially an updated version of what you would do in your 30s.
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