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The rescue: A stretch cotton shirtdress has enough give for Lewis's figure—it skims over curves rather than encasing them. The bright, solid color has a lengthening effect; the thick belt cinches Lewis at her narrowest. Pucciarello gives Lewis "big, fun, sexy hair"—all that height and volume elongate her round face. The result: She's confident about nailing her next audition. "If I look good, then I feel at ease," she says.

To suit a curvy frame:

  • A dress with stretch slims without highlighting imperfections, as separates tend to do.
  • A belt worn high on the waist gives the illusion of longer legs.
  • Skirts that cover the kneecap emphasize the slenderest part of the leg.

Shirtdress, Boss, $495. Belt, Adrienne Vittadini. Earrings, Kara Ackerman. Necklace, Mark Davis for Monique Péan. Bracelet, Sibilia. Ring, Marcia Moran. Shoes, Gucci.

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