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12 Easy Ways to Look Thinner Tonight

Got a date tonight and do not have enough time to lose any extra weight? We’ve got 12 tips here to ensure you look thinner and fabulous by tonight!

#1 Wear skinny heels with pointy toes

Legs look slim and sexy in skirts paired with a shoe that has a tapered toe and at least a 2-inch stiletto. A slender toe and thin heel work to extend the narrow silhouette of calves. Square-toe styles with a thick, chunky heel give the appearance of a shorter, bulky leg.

#2 Show some skin up top

Expose a bit with a V-neckline. The open, upside-down triangle creates a high focal point up and away from your midsection and gives the illusion of a longer, slimmer upper body. The more skin displayed between chin and chest (within reason!), the more elegant your proportions will seem overall; wider V-necklines visually balance broad hips and thighs.

#3 Embrace shapewear

Grab pieces that smooth bulges while lifting breasts and the behind. Shapers with extra-firm tummy control work when worn under shifts and pencil skirts.

#4 Stick with one hue

Tops and bottoms of the same color create an uninterrupted vertical line, making you look thinner and taller. Stark contrasts between your upper and lower body draw eyes to your middle.

#5 Get a spray tan

Spray tan blends in blemishes (veins, cellulite, stretch marks, brown spots) that distract from the clean visual lines of exposed arms or legs. It will also leave you with a head-to-toe glow.

#6 Use jewelry strategically

Long necklaces add length to a short neck and bring attention away from the hips and to the front and center of your body. Mid-chest bibs or big chandeliers say ‘look at the face and not the middle. Sparkly cuffs, stacks of bangles, and cocktail rings draw the eye to wrists instead of upper arms.

#7 Match your shoe color to your leg

Coordinate tones to elongate your bottom half, try neutral skin-hued versions with bare legs.

#8 Wear hair up and off your face

Pull tresses into a ponytail high on the back of your head and then lightly tease at the crown to bring out your bone structure and make your face look thinner.

#9 Pick simple, unadorned denim

Clean, streamlined jeans are the way to go. The most flattering styles are dark and feature unembellished pockets. The leanest silhouettes of all: boot cut and straight leg.

#10 Invest in underwear that fits

A professional bra fitter can determine if you, like most women, are wearing a wrong-size band and too-small cups, which neither lift nor shape. Down below, too-snug panties create bulges, while visible panty lines (VPLS) disrupt the clean lines of top layers, contributing to bulk around the butt and hips. Get a smooth rear view with thongs or G-strings.

#11 Sport a jacket over jeans

The crisp straight lines and narrow lapels of a blazer counteract excess curves. An open jacket is extra-slimming when worn over V-neck tanks and dark-wash jeans.

#12 Choose the right fabrics

“Flat” materials don’t add volume, instead pick cotton, denim, silk, or wool gabardine. There are also some fabrics actually help slim and shape, such as jersey, cashmere, fine cotton, and anything with a touch of spandex.


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