What to Wear When You've Gained or Lost Weight
A few pounds up? A few pounds down? See how five women define their look—no matter what the scale says.
By Lambeth Hochwald
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the July 2011 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
"Ever since I was a teenager, my weight has fluctuated," says Ivory Kalber, 32, who sought treatment for binge eating in her early 20s and now counsels others who struggle with eating disorders. "But I feel much better about my body since I got help. I'm happy living my life at a size 12 or 14."
This sunny dress in supple jersey works like magic to downplay extra pounds.
Glassman says. "It creates a beautiful waistline, and the off-the-shoulder style emphasizes Ivory's upper half while draping minimizes the lower body."
Says Kalber, "I thought this dress would accentuate my hips, but it doesn't. I can just throw it on and go."
Dress, Rachel Roy. Earrings, Melinda Maria. Bracelets, Melinda Maria and By/Natalie Frigo. Shoes, L.K.Bennett.