choosing fashionable plus size tops is often a matter of taking the time to
actually try on tops to make sure they fit and flatter one's body.
not uniform with different clothing lines and in different places, which can
make it difficult to select a top on the basis of the size indicated on its
label. It is also true that different body types are often flattered by
different styles, so it is important for someone who is buying plus size tops
to be aware of her body, and to select a top that accentuates her best features
while minimizing figure flaws. Finally, when trying on plus size clothing it is
very important to wear good, supportive undergarments so as to ensure the best
fit and to develop a good understanding of how the garment is going to look
when worn in public.
While it is
possible to purchase plus size clothing online or through catalogs, it is
almost always a good idea to actually try on clothing from a particular brand
to understand its sizing system. By going to a store and actually trying on
garments before making an online or catalog purchase, one can avoid the
disappointment that results when the wearer finally receives the item and finds
that is the wrong size. If somebody absolutely has to purchase their clothing
without trying it on, they should solicit help from a friend to take accurate
measurements of their body, and then match these up with retailer's size
all cases, plus size tops look best when they are "fitted." This
means that the top fits closely to the body, without being tight. Loose tops
can make a larger person look even larger than they actually are. Many women
who buy plus size tops find that empire-style bodices can be very flattering,
as they fit most closely around the ribcage, which can the smallest part on a
woman's body. If a woman has a large tummy, she may wish to look for a top that
has a large “band” of fabric just under the bust and that extends to midway
across the abdomen, which can help minimize the tummy and not give her the
appearance of being pregnant.
considerations should include the color of the top as well as whether it is
suitable for the wearer's lifestyle. Many people find that tunic-style plus
size tops with v-necks to be the most versatile type of plus size tops, as one
can change the appearance of the top by wearing a camisole underneath the top.
This can create a more modest look for daytime wear, and the cami can then be
removed for nighttime. In addition, wearing a camisole in a contrasting color
to the fabric of the top can give the top a new, fresh look.
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