How to Wear Skinny Jeans for an Hourglass Shape

Dark is a good wash for hourglass shaped gals.

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Are you a shapely girl in a skinny world? Let's face it, you've got to have a fearless attitude to wear skinny jeans. Lucky for you, stretch skinny jean styles can flatter an hourglass shape. You can look longer and leaner, which translates to fierce! If you want pull off an outfit that flaunts your shapely body, it's easy. With the right combinations and a bit of savvy, you can wear skinny jeans with confidence, and strut your stuff with the best of them.

1.

Rock the dark-wash skinny jean. When you're curvy like Monroe and less svelte than Sarah Jessica Parker, dress in a longer top with a bit of drape to compliment your skinny jeans. Don't sacrifice style. Simply amplify your fierceness with scoop or v-neck blouses. Say hello to tunics! Try a silky-wrap tunic blouse that cinches at the side with a tie to emphasis your hourglass shape. No ties? No problem. Accessorize with a trendy belt to draw attention to your oh-so-slim waist.

2.

Aspire to be flawless. Ease into a pair of whiskered skinny jeans with ankle zippers or button-ankle closures. Make a statement. Pair them with a v-neck button-down blouse with minimal ruffles at the front and around the cuffs. Look for soft-combed cotton or rayon for drape. Make certain that the blouse has shirttails to cover your derriere. Cinch in the waist with a corset-style belt. Keep accessories to a minimum --- don't let them compete with the ruffles.

3.

Rev up your curvaceous figure. You want heads to turn when you sashay into a room. Wear HWD or high-waisted black skinny denim in a crisp, dark wash. Layer a white body-hugging sleeveless top with a cream-colored vest that features minimal embellishments. Instead of the vest, try a lightweight knit cardigan or sweater wrap with a tie-waist. Another option to pair with HWD is a white shirt with figure-flattering darts and cap sleeves. Tuck it in for a sexy yet stylish silhouette.

4.

It's all about the lean, longer you, right? Dress in skinny jeans that feature a contoured waistband. This style will diminish gaping on your backside. For this look, wear a bold, geometric-designed tunic in a sheer or slightly, clingy fabric that's figure-hugging not body-bulging. Aim for elongating your body by bringing the focus to your narrow waist area.

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Boost your skinny jean silhouette. Take cues from Halle Berry and Scarlett Johansson with hourglass shapes that rock skinny jeans. Stick with sky-high heels, platform wedges, platform and heeled booties, or knee-high boots with heels.

Things You'll Need

 

1.Blouses

3.Belts

5.Cardigan

2.Tunics

4.Vest

6.Sweater wraps, tie

 

Tips & Tricks

 

You can compromise on the skinny factor. Achieve a more flattering silhouette with skinnies specifically-tailored for the hourglass shape.

Acquire a collection of chic belts that emphasize your hourglass shape.

Rule of thumb: stay far away from high necklines and flats.

 

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