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When you have a super flowy dress, and your body seems to get lost in the dress, a waist belt is the perfect solution. It creates a waist for you and gives your outfit extra personality.
You can see Kim is wearing the belt more towards her hips. Careful though, any lower and it could ruin the look. Kim would have looked pretty simple before adding the belt. Waist belts are also super cute over a flowy top that otherwise would leave you waist-less. Again place the belt at the smallest part of your body where it sits comfortably.
Everyone remembers the Jessica Simpson mishap the mom jeans and too thick leopard waist belt? Well, the problem with this look is she is bigger up top than she is on the bottom, which for a high waisted look it should be the opposite. Spacing is crucial when attempting to pull off this look so, if you have a smaller torso, beware… this look could leave you looking frumpy.
Overall this look is fairly simple to pull of if you are wearing the right clothing items and placing the belt in the right area. That will tear your figure in pieces. Also avoid overwriting an already complete outfit like here , adding a belt on a buttoned up skirt. Just as a necklace or a scarf, a belt can be a very stylish accessory and even be the main player of your look. If you have a defined waist , and especially if you have an hourglass figure, a belt will emphasize this narrow point.
This curvy blogger has hips and boobs and… a very tiny waist, that she loves to belt and is damn right about it. If your waist is not thinner than the rest of your bust , it is better not to underline it. Women that have a defined waist can also use that style, but those who have significantly large hips should avoid it. If your waist is only slightly defined, use a thin belt on a fluid outfit to create the illusion of a thin waist. If you wear them low slung, the result will be very seventies even though I like the seventies.
I have a blouse that has elastic at the bottom, which makes it blouse, would it be appropriate to wear a belt with this? I love your observation on not creating two waists, ie with jeans. That is when skinny ankle jeans look good, with maybe heeled sandals ie say swedish hasbeens, and a boho tunic.
For a not so voluminous top, the half tuck shown on the lovely Amanda Brooks above is wonderful. Belts are essential for voluminous […]. Mail will not be published required. Dress like a parisian. How to wear a belt? Wednesday December 6th, at Sunday June 4th, at Wednesday August 24th, at
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