Create the illusion of a smaller middle with an empire-waist cutout or detail along the neckline—it draws attention up and away.
Left to right: Suit, 1 Sol Swim, 1solswim.com, $153. Necklace, Vince Camuto, Lord & Taylor, $75. Suit, H&M, hm.com for stores, $25. Bangles, R.J. Graziano, 212-685-3737, $65 and $55. Suit, Trina Turk, trinaturk.com, $148.