John Charles has always strived to be inclusive and it’s important for us that every woman looks and feels incredible in our designs, whatever your size. This season we introduced a brand new plus size mother of the bride range to create an enviable silhouette in sizes 18-26.
We decided to share our top fashion tips and style strategies for dressing for a larger figure, creating a trimmer silhouette that makes the eye go up and down.
Ensure a proper fit
It can be very tempting to hide your body in layers or oversized clothes but this can make you look bigger than you are. A good fit will streamline your shape and flatter your best assets.
Balance your proportions to keep yourself looking trim
This is something our designers pay a lot of attention to. To create focus in all of the right areas, it is important to accessorise proportionally. Downplaying any prominent areas of your body will help you achieve a leaner and taller look.
Show some skin
Tastefully deep necklines and knee-length skirts instantly slim down a fuller-figure. Summer 2016 is packed with knee skimming dresses and when worn with a heel to fully elongate your shape, you can create a truly enviable silhouette.
Underwear to outerwear
It’s all about getting the right foundations. Making sure you’re wearing the right underwear can make all the difference in showing off your outfit: choose well fitting bras and underwear and your clothes will sit better. There is an ever-expanding range of beautiful, and flattering, underwear for the fuller figure, and when you’re feeling comfortable, you will look your most confident.