Patterned tops (geometrics, animal prints) are on trend, and the optical illusion trims the torso.
Mid-rise jeans will keep your rear covered and guard against the dreaded muffin top.
Structured shift dresses create a vertical line from shoulders to hem, cleverly obscuring the waist.
Jennifer Hudson (left) looks trim in a structured RM Roland Mouret cocktail dress.
America Ferrera (right) looks shapely and slim in an ingeniously printed Oscar de La Renta dress.
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