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15+ Ways to Dress Thinner

Style expert and best-selling author Charla Krupp shares easy ways to look thinner, taller, and sexier.

By Linda Moran Evans

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Choose clothing that makes your hips and thighs look thinner.
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Downsize Hips and Thighs

Make over this region with Charla's below-the-belt fashion regimen.

-- Choose skirt styles that flatter, such as straight, pencil, and trumpet. Get extra "slim" points for finding fabrics with a Lycra blend that offer some support.

-- Look for wide- or straight-leg trousers and jeans with built-in panels to smooth bulges. Avoid pleats, pockets, and buckles whenever possible -- they're fattening!

Cardigan and cami, Express. Skirt, Ann Taylor. Shoes, AK Anne Klein. Earrings, Ann Taylor. Belt, Apt. 9. Ring, Jewelry Television.

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