Figure Flattering – Style Tips for Dressing Any Body Type!

When it comes to looking good it doesn’t matter what size you are as long as you know how to flatter your figure. We all have those areas on our body that we would prefer to camouflage but what you will learn here is that there is a right way, and a wrong way to go about it. If you know what styles, shapes, colors, and fabrics flatter your figure you can avoid common fashion mistakes, save money, and gain that put-together appearance that we are all after.

What Makes Someone Attractive?

In general people look for symmetry when judging attractiveness. That said, for women the “Hourglass” figure is most often considered to be ideal because it is so well balanced. Unfortunately, most of us don’t posses this ideal form. Luckily, symmetry is something that can be easily achieved with some strategic dressing! Whether your body is extra curvy, boyish, top-heavy, or pear-shaped you can use the following tips and tricks for minimizing your flaws and accentuating your assets!

To get started you must first decide what body-shape category you fall into, and define what that means. Below we have illustrated the four basic body shape categories. Review all of the diagrams below and click on over to the Figure Flattering Guide to learn more about strategically dressing to flatter your figure.


Now Hiring: Fashion Professionals

When I tell people that I work for, the first question that they ask (after they finishing gushing) is usually; How do you resist the temptation and not keep up all those gorgeous clothes for yourself? The answer; it is not easy! And to tell the truth, between my beloved employee discount and Labellush’s sensational deals, I have been know to falter a little along the way – a fact to which my overflowing and *glorious* closet can testify. Shopping is easy enough to justify when working in fashion; an industry where great clothing is practically a job requirement – but then again, I would argue: Really, when is it not? Even if you don’t work in fashion, you will always be judged in part based on your appearance. So in today’s competitive job market it makes more sense than ever to present the best possible version of yourself. If you want to land a job, or keep one for that matter, you’ve got to work it!

That said great style doesn’t have to be expensive and you shouldn’t have to shop away your entire paycheck just to obtain it! As savvy shoppers know great wardrobes can easily be built on a budget – you just need to know where to start and what to buy. So to all the lovely ladies out there who don’t quite have it together and wish they did, I recommend the following:

Work Wardrobe
1. Start with a Solid Foundation:
The trick to building a versatile work wardrobe on a budget lies in the acquisition of a few key basics: A great suit, classic button up, comfortable pumps, ect. For those who aren’t already familiar with the compete list of basics I recommend a review of the Work Capsule Wardrobe guide on which reviews “The 15 Key Pieces Needed for Building the Perfect Professional Wardrobe“.

2. Create a Plan of Attack:

If your work wardrobe needs help then don’t get side tracked by evening gowns while shopping. Stay on task! Plan ahead by scouting out the options, tracking the sales, and keeping a checklist. If you tend to feel overwhelmed by the options – tackle the challenge of building your work wardrobe one item at a time. Always try things on, or at least compare the measurements before making your selections. The importance of a proper fit should not be underestimated when building any wardrobe.

Once a solid foundation has been established and the necessairy basics are on hand, you can start to have a little more fun with your work wardrobe by mixing in eye catching accessories, prints, and colors that express your own personality and personal style – as long as you keep your choices office appropriate you should be good to go!

What’s in your work wardrobe? Any key pieces that you can’t live without? What are some of the best and worst fashions you’ve seen around the water cooler? Leave a comment and share your thoughts!

Clearance Sale on Designer Clothing – Save 75 – 85% OFF!

Designer Clothing Clearance Sale

If you love designers like Oscar De La Renta, Escada, Eskandar, Piazza Sempione, Theory, Elie Tahari, Catherine Malandrino, Tory Burch and more this is one sale your not going to want to miss! Starting today you’ll save more than ever before on – with new clearance markdowns just taken throughout the store! Plus those in the know can take an extra $25 off any order valued over $150 with coupon code: 25150 at checkout!

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Alice + Olivia Black Embellished Neckline Dress ($88.00) Diane Von Furstenberg Caboney Berry Ruffled Top ($66.25)

My personal clearance faves? That would have to be the Alice + Olivia Black Embellished Neckline Dress ($88.00), and the Diane Von Furstenberg Caboney Berry Ruffled Top ($66.25) ; both great deals on their own, but even greater with the coupon for only $129.25!

Check out the clearance sale and leave a comment to share your favorite finds below!

Summer Dress Sale Heats Up!

By now it’s clear, the dog days of summer are upon us, and with the heat pushing the triple digits – if it were up to me, I’d spend my days lounging poolside in a bikini. However, on the rare occasion (I say sarcastically) that swimwear just won’t do – we ladies are fortunate enough to have the option of a dress.

This year especially dresses have never been more popular, with celebs like Kate Middleton rocking the lady like silhouettes for just about every occasion. Dresses are comfortable, feminine, flattering, and easy to throw on – so it’s no wonder why the trend is taking off! This week beat the heat in sensational style when you shop the Summer Dress sale going on now at, and enjoy an Extra 10% Off your entire dress order when you enter the coupon code: DRESS10 Now – July 10th!

Cheers, Cristina Summer Dress Sale - Extra 10% Off All Dress Orders!