"I have no waist, so I always wear belts low on the hips." — Jenny
"Style is not a size. If you can squeeze into the 10 but the 12 fits better, buy the bloody 12! Nobody is reading your tags." — Michele
"When you're feeling heavy, splurge on new jewelry or makeup." — Mary Alice
"If you're fuller on top, watch out for gapping between buttons. Sit down in a blouse you're trying on to see what it will do." — Michele
"Boxy styles make you look like a box." — Michele
"For me the problem is finding long enough pants and sleeves. I end up wearing a lot of men's things." — Jenny
"If you have big boobs, avoid breast pockets at all costs—please! Same with back pockets if you have a big butt." — Michele
- What can't they live without?
- What do they wear on days they feel fat?
- How do they handle color?
- Why is dressing up so hard?
Pictured above: Tops with volume are a Mary Alice signature—preferably with longer sleeves: "My upper arms aren't my favorite body part." Michele, too, heralds the return of the tunic, because it's slimming when layered over peg-leg pants. Tunic, $750, Tory Burch.