A skinny jean is not an ideal outfit if you desire to reduce excess body weight. There are other options and tricks that can make you look thinner and reduce the waistline. There are two ways of doing it – selecting the right clothing that will complement your body, and following a good diet and fitness.

Clothing tips to look slimmer
With the help of style editors of Navabi, an UK designer fashion brand which offers clothing for plus size women, one can find out the “Do’s and Don’ts” while dressing up:


  • Soft fabrics such as jersey, cotton, flannel or cashmere
  • Figure-hugging shirts and blouses
  • Narrow V-necklines
  • Low-cut and single-breasted jackets
  • Straight-cut, wide trousers
  • Pencil skirts with a high waistline
  • Shift dresses and dresses with an asymmetric cut


  • Shiny fabrics such as satin, as well as thick materials such as velvet
  • Double-breasted jackets and coats
  • Playful details such as ruffles or flounces in the bust area
  • Skinny jeans
  • Horizontal Stripes and halter neck tops
  • Empire style

Special tip for accessories

  • Loosely draped scarves can skillfully conceal a large chest.
  • But be careful with accessories like brooches and short necklaces – they can make an ample bosom look even bigger.

Diet and fitness tips to look slimmer

Diet: Instead of going with high protein diet, try a balanced diet that includes carbohydrates, protein, fats. Consuming them in right portions can help curb cravings, reduce fat and replace it with muscles. Avoid starchy, sugary, and fatty foods, particularly saturated fats. Consume these fat burning foods to increase metabolism.

Fitness: The key to weight loss is to increase metabolic rate to burn calories and to stimulate muscle growth. Cardio exercise help reduces  calories, and strength training help build muscles. Do not be intimidated with strength training, it does not make you bulk up. Invest in the right fitness instructor to help you turn fat into proportionate muscle mass.

Select the right clothing, follow the right diet, exercise religiously and incorporate healthy lifestyle habits like sleeping on time, reducing stress, consuming fresh produce, etc., are factors that promote healthy living and weight loss.