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Dolman sweaters are effortlessly chic. They have the ability to be worn for a casual day look and transition easily into night. The oversized fit of a dolman sweater drapes off of your shoulders in a way that flatters almost every body type, and the best part is, they're totally comfortable -- no clingy fabric or arm holes too tight to move in. Because dolman sweaters are typically oversized, many women prefer to cinch in their waist with a belt to emphasize their curves. There are a number of different belts that will work and can completely change the look of your outfit depending on your mood.
A Wide Patent Leather Belt
A wide patent leather belt is an accessory that every woman should have in her closet. It can transform a baggy sweater into a form-fitting top that will show off your curves. Patent leather always stands out and in this case, it will draw attention to the smallest part of you -- your waist. This is an excellent option for a dolman sweater, which is typically made of bulkier material. The belt will hold the material tightly in and emphasize your sexy curves while keeping you comfortable and warm.
A Skinny Belt at the Hip
A dolman sweater's charm stems from the extra fabric that's around the arms. If you want to show off your legs rather than your waist, wear a skinny belt around your hips. The drop waist will help the fabric flow just to where your hips begin, masking any areas in your midsection that you want to hide. Because of the bulkiness of the sweater, you want to balance out the top with tight bottoms. Choose a pair of jeggings or skinny jeans with some killer heels to make your legs look miles long.
A Studded Belt
Studded belts are the epitome of edge. If you think they're a little bit too punk rock for your taste, think again. Remember Sarah Jessica Parker's studded belt from the "Sex and the City" movie? If she can pull it off, so can you. This look works because sweaters typically have a soft texture. The tough metal and leather of a studded belt contradict the billowy fabric of a dolman sweater, which screams of femininity. Pair your sweater and belt with some fierce combat boots and leggings and you'll have a look that's great for both shopping and hitting the local wine bar.
Animal Print Belt
Belts aren't just to help cinch in your waist and create curves. Sometimes they can be an extra effective tool for creating interest in an otherwise dull outfit. Dolman sweaters can overwhelm small frames and if you choose a sweater in a solid color, you might find that your outfit is lacking some serious impact. To switch up your style from tired to chic, choose a thick belt in a leopard or snake-skin print. The accessory will add a little bit of luxe to your dull sweater and as an added bonus, help you show off your curves.