Tips for Straight Hips
By Adam Glassman
Oprah.com | From the March 2010 issue of
O, The Oprah Magazine
I'm totally straight from ribs to waist to hips—and I can't find slacks that fit. Can you help?
Pants are often designed for hourglass shapes, so a pair that accommodates your waist will probably be way too large in the hips—am I right?
Get Adam's checklist for a better silhouette
Stretch fabric and slimmer-cut legs prevent drooping anywhere you don't fill out the pants.
"Marion" side-zip slacks, Piazza Sempione, $495;
Why a wide waistband works
A wide, contoured waistband fits smoothly, spotlighting your middle.
Subtly flared buttoned-waist "Martin" trousers, $79;
Find out whether high-rise or low-rise cuts are better
A slightly higher rise is preferable to low-rise cuts, which only emphasize a boyish figure.
Pinstripe pants with tummy-flattening inner stretch panel, Ergofit by Rafaella, $65;
See 2 roomy work bags Adam loves
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