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Part 3: Fashion Top Secrets Revealed For Your Changing Body

Tracy Gold Two December 2023

Fashion Fridays, Kuel Life Thought Leader: Tracy Gold

Belt Your Waist! This one style trick can make you look slimmer instantly.

Wonders For Your Changing Body:

Belting your waist is my top choice for Fashion Secret Three. It t can do wonders for your changing body. Because it balances your curves and creates an illusion of a waist (if you feel you don’t have one anymore), it disguises your tummy and makes your legs look longer. 

“If you are short-waisted opt for a medium width belt, but not skinny.”

I know, this almost sounds too good to be true. But I have used this trick on so many women of different body shapes and sizes and it works like magic. 

If you have tried belting before and you think it doesn’t work for you, it’s probably because there are a few tricks to getting it right.  

You need to place the belt high up into your waist. I see this mistake time and time again. If you place the belt too low, it will just emphasize your tummy and make your whole midsection look wider. 

The ideal width of the belt will depend on your body shape. If you have a long torso, a wide belt works wonders. If you are short-waisted opt for a medium width belt, but not skinny. Skinny seldom does the trick. 

The “Belt Your Waist” Fashion Secret Works:

If you feel you don’t have enough a waist to belt, my first guess is that you may need to get measured for bras. Often women think they don’t have a waist, but often the bra is the culprit. A bra that has your girls hanging too low will make you appear waistless.

Before you go out, check your backside: When you belt a loose dress or top, make sure you check where the volume goes. You want to ensure the volume is evenly spaced and not landing all on one of your bum cheeks. That isn’t the best look. To see the method that works best, watch the video below.

Belting works best on tops and dresses that are narrower at the waist and flared at the hem. If your dress or top is just a block, belting can just add extra volume and won’t give you a slimming effect.

To see how this works, watch this video:

Top Fashion Secrets

Stay tuned for Fashion Secret Four, coming soon to Kuel Life.

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Tracy Gold

About the Author:

Personal stylist, designer and show host, Tracy Gold has 20 years of experience styling and designing for women of various shapes, sizes and ages. With the massive increase in online and live stream shopping trends, in 2021 Tracy founded Tracy Gold New York offering slimming silhouettes that are easy to fit, easy to style and simple to purchase online with confidence. Tracy recently launched her own livestream shopping show and is building a loyal customer base clamoring for the next release. Having styled hundreds of women, she specializes in styling tips and makeovers that empower women with the skill to be able to re-create their new look every day. Tracy has made it her mission to create the perfect wrap dress in sizes XS-XXL. Click here for more info