Category Archives: Dress Yourself Skinny

Tips, info and products to help you dress the body you have, to look like the body you want. These posts support and supplement Sarah’s book Dress Yourself Skinny.

Pink and Yellow: How To Wear Spring 2012 Trends For Your Body Type

The spring trends reports are out for 2012! According to Ken Downing, Fashion Director for Neiman Marcus, the important trends are: Pinks, Yellows, Prints, Fancy Pants, The Clutch, Silver Shoes, Dramatic Earrings, Tribal, and Sporty Details. FGI members got this reference card at the Spring Trend Event hosted by Nieman Marcus on Feb 23, 2012. Translating the trends from runway looks… Continue Reading

Men – Holiday Dressing For Your Physique

Men, do you wish your body were different? Here are some tips for choosing clothing to flatter your physique… If you want broader shoulders – wear a light shirt with a dark vest. The lighter color on your shoulders will make them appear broader and the vest will slim your waist emphasizing the difference in… Continue Reading

Rafaella Fits Your Shape

Rafaella Fits Your Shape

Recently, the Rafaella brand has gotten a complete makeover. It’s always been a classic brand of basics, but over time it got a little stale and frumpy. The new face of Rafaella, created by Creative Director Richard Metzger, is still a collection of basics…but these basics are super flattering, versatile, fashionable, washable and affordable. Mr.… Continue Reading

From The Cover To The Closet: Making A Magazine Look Work For Your Body

This segment aired in Great Day Houston (KHOU, Channel 11, Houston) on May 4, 2011. Every month thousands of women buy fashion magazines looking for fashion trends and outfits to inspire them. Most people try to recreate those magazine looks by wearing the exact same pieces they see on the models and get frustrated when… Continue Reading

The Perfect Bra

Invisible underwear makes a firmer, sleeker looking body. Most bras bands squeeze the back and underarm areas making these areas look flabby. It’s a real challenge to find a bra that doesn’t create more rolls and bulges than you already have. Soma’s front closure vanishing back bra solves every bra problem. It might just be… Continue Reading