Wow this article was posted sometime ago but still really gave me alot of info. Ive even had garments made to measure that didn't get it. Instead, buy what fits and rely on colors, patterns and embellishments to draw the eye away from your flaws see more on that below. If you struggle with confidence, try these things: Wearing shapewear garments under your clothing will help slim your figure, smooth out lines, and give you better posture. Take a photo of yourself wearing a "contending" outfit and get a firsthand glance on where you can make adjustments, be it the fit, your hairstyle, or the accessories you've chosen.
Hopefully in my lifetime a clothing line comes out that offers a bigger range of plus sizes!
Short, Fat, and Stylish: A Fashion Guide for Plus-Size Petite Women
Eileen Fisher makes clothing for us, if you can find a store that carries it. It is possible for me and others to change are weight but a pig will always be a pig, no matter how you dress him up. I worry about how others see me. Buy a looser pair of shorts that feel comfortable. Change all these outfits to a single, solid color, and they instantly become more flattering. Sales are fine if you see something you'd buy anyway for a great price, but don't make them the exclusive focus of your shopping.