Accessories For Larger Women: Always Think Proportion
The accessories you chose are extremely important and should compliment, not over power, your outfit. The correct accessories can turn a boring ensemble into a smashing success. However, the wrong accessories can turn any outfit into a complete disaster. When accessorizing, be careful choose purses, jewelry and shoes that are stylish, up to the minute and in step with the latest trends. This will ensure your outfit is fashionable and will be envied wherever you go.
Some accessory designers are finally adding pieces to their collections that are designed for the woman of size. Not only do plus size consumers make up a significant part of the female population, plus size women are starting to demand fashionable clothing. There currently are few accessory lines that are specifically created for plus size women. However, full sized women are voting with their wallets for accessories that meet their needs.
A plus size girl doesn't go well with a little purse. This is because such a small purse will make the person carrying it appear to be even larger. One should consider this fact because purses can either make your look a winner or can detract from it completely. This said, you don't need something the size of a beach bag either. Somewhere in the middle is best. The purse should either a neutral tone for daily wear, or maybe a little bit fancier for going out at night. No matter what, you should feel comfortable with your purse and make sure it fits your style. Having different purses for different outfits is fine, it's the size of it that can be problematic.
Dainty jewelry tends to not look good on a plus-size girl; small things will make you look larger. You can still wear that classic string of pearls, but make it more appropriate by choosing a longer necklace and knotting it. This will give it more substance without detracting from its classic style. Bangle bracelets and other larger pieces also look good. If you want to wear some dainty jewelry, you still can, but be sure to balance it with something bold and strong. As always, proportion is a very important part of dressing.
Girls who are plus sized can make an outfit look great by pairing it up with an awesome pair of shoes. Great looks can still look great even if your foot is wider than normal. A great classic style that looks great on virtually everyone is the espeadrille, a fun and flirty boot. You have some choices when it comes to heels as well, if you aren't crazy about three inch heels, you can always go for a shorter heel. They will look great if they are the right style. You don't always want to buy cheap shoes, they can look cheap as well. Reach deeper in your pockets and invest in better shoes, it will pull your look together. Classic shoe styles in flattering colors will make your wardrobe pop, and you will be in business.
Published November 27th, 2007
Filed in Beauty