Sunday, February 7, 2010

flattering outfits for: HOURGLASS SHAPES

so we all know that the hourglass is the 'ideal' shape, right?

well that doesn't mean that hourglass girls don't have trouble flattering their shapes!

hourglass basically means that your hips and chest are symmetrical, and you have a nice defined waist. your legs are also nice and shapely.

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steal the look:
ruffly white top- $18 at forever 21
military blazer- $41 at select H&M stores
straight distressed jeans- $35 at american eagle outfitters
caramel cage pumps- $29 at forever 21
caramel bag- $29 at forever 21
bangle set- $40 at top shop

this is a cool outfit because it combines a lot of several stepped-up basics. the ruffly top shows off your nice chest, while the jacket helps to keep you warm. the cage heel helps to create a nice elongated leg, and the destroyed jeans create a nice edgy look.

steal the look:
high waisted skirt- $20 at forever 21
lacy cami- $16 at wet seal
platform pumps- $26 at forever 21
orange cardigan- $23 by heritage 1981 (f21)
rhinestone ring- $6.80 at forever 21

the main point of this outfit is to show off your tiny waist! high waisted skirts will quickly become your best friend because they help to not only define your waist, but also your curves. the lacy v cut cami helps to show off your top half well, while the platform heels make your legs look miles long.

steal the look:
gray cardigan- $40 at american eagle outfitters
black scoopneck tank top- H&M
fuschia skirt- $18 at forever 21
nautical necklace- at metropark usa
daisy lace leggings- $16 at forever 21

this is a cute dresy outfit, that you could wear out with friends. the high waisted skirt obviously creates some definition, while the boots add to that rockerish feel. the round neck tank and the necklace add focus to your chest area.