Find that Mother of the Bride outfit that perfectly fits your size

Jan 28, 2016

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Visit our collection page to discover your outfit and then find your local retailer to see that dress in real life!

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