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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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Smart fashion choices can defy the scale and get rid of the junk in your trunk.

-- For a smooth line from top to bottom, wear a shapewear camisole. C-cups and above, look for control camis with a built-in underwire like TC Even More Molded Camisole for the Fuller Figure. For stores, go to

-- Eliminate the dreaded "muffin top" with longer tees and sweaters that are draped or ruched.

-- Never, ever wear hip-hugging anything.

-- Reject jeans with distracting details like contrast stitching, grommets, buttons, or rhinestones. Go for dark denim with a mid-low rise (9 inches from waistband to crotch). Back pockets should be relatively large, close together, and ride high on the seat.

Top, Michael Stars. Jeans, model's own. Belt, J.Crew.

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