BY: LAUREN POLLARD
It wasn’t too long ago that runways across the globe were the home of scarily skinny models and magazine covers coached us on how to get to that elusive size zero. Thankfully somewhere along the way sanity prevailed and the body positive moment now encourages people of all shapes and sizes to embrace their body and aim for good health rather than a jean size.
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With curvy models like Australian’s own Robyn Lawley and Ashley Graham rising to fame and a plethora of curvaceous celebrities owning the red carpet (think everyone from Beyonce to Demi Lovato), curves are definitely having their long-awaited moment in the sun. When it comes to styling for the every-day curvy girl – it can be a little tricky to know what works (and what definitely doesn’t!) We’ve pulled together a range of plus-size clothing picks in the gallery below.
Read on for 6 styling tips & shopping picks that’ll flatter your figure and enhance those envious curves.
# 1 All About The Belt
Belts should be a curvy girls best friend! Perfect for emphasizing the smallest part of your body (your waist) all the while enhancing your killer curves. Opt for a wide belt and team it with tops and dresses for a flattering effect that will make you look both slimmer and stylish!
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