Flatter Your Athletic Figure: 4 Small Alterations That Have a Big Impact
Oprah.com | July 12, 2011
A good tailor is a super-toned woman's best friend.
's creative director, Adam Glassman, on the changes to request.
At The Shoulders:
Remove padding from blazers and jackets. If a top has a center seam down the back, it can be let out for a more generous fit.
In The Arms:
You may have to buy a size (or two) up to accommodate shoulders, but don't leave sleeves hanging; the more fitted they are, the more tailored your whole look will be.
At The Waist:
Maximize curves by taking in extra fabric around the stomach.
In The Thighs:
Hem skirts and dresses so they hover around the knee. A-line styles and pencil skirts made of stretchy fabric skim over prominent quads.
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