5 Fashion Tricks That Will Make You Look Instantly Slimmer | Clozette

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Working out or exercising is crucial to our health and wellness. But sometimes, because of work commitments or personal issues, we neglect this part of our lives, leading us to gain a few pounds. Well, thank the gods for the fashion industry, right? With all the various styles and cuts available nowadays, it's easy to transform and make ourselves look more toned than we really are. 

So if you don’t have the time to head down to the yoga studio or run on a treadmill for 30 minutes to tone up your body, do not worry. Thanks to these five clothing hacks, you will look instantly slimmer and leaner; just in time for that important date or event.


Wear nude pointed to heels

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A nude pointed toe heel is excellent for making your legs and body appear longer; hence, you’ll look taller when wearing it, and who wouldn’t want that? Take note, though, to always break in your heels before going to an important event so they’re more flexible and won’t pinch your feet the entire day or night.

Go monochrome

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Whether you’re opting for black or white, bright or pastel, sporting a monochromatic ensemble will easily turn you into a slimmer goddess. How? The one colour creates an uninterrupted vertical line, elongating and stretching out your figure.


Opt for a tailored maxi skirt

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Maxi skirts are famous for making women look slimmer. Choose a simple one that skims the length of your body to create a vertical line, opt for a fitted top and a pair of heels, and you will be good to go.

Invest in the right bra

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According to science, about 80 per cent of women are wearing the wrong type of underwear. So go out, get properly measured, and buy the right size of bra. A proper one will make you leaner because it will give you the right amount of space between your breasts and waistline.


Try vertical stripes

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Are you sensing a (vertical) pattern here? As the oldest trick in the fashion book, it should come as no surprise that wearing vertical stripes makes you look slimmer. So whether it’s a striped shirt or pants, make sure it's vertical to make you look stylish and leaner.



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Ah, love is in the air, friends. The month of romance has started, and we’re blushing with excitement. But despite having so many things to forward to, there are also some we’re ready to leave behind. Just the same, we’re feeling bright and ready for what this month has to offer. It’s only been three days but major things in the worlds of fashion and beauty already happened. Let’s go over some of them. 


Bey’s Buns 

Beyonce ushered in February by announcing the news that she is pregnant. The pop superstar and her hip-hop mogul husband, Jay-Z, are expecting twins. 

Tisci Leaves Givenchy 

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While the news of a new addition to the Carter family is nice, the same cannot be said about Tisci’s exit from French label Givenchy. The designer has left the brand after twelve years and is rumoured to join Versace.

Gaga for Tiffany

Lady Gaga is the newest face of Tiffany. The popstar’s first campaign for the brand will premiere at the Super Bowl LI. 

The Ultimate Travel Jacket

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Fashion and utility marry in Sheer, a jacket created by Singapore's Minimalist Brand. It’s got everything you’d want in a travel jacket and more — seriously! It’s water-resistant and odour-proof, has compartments for all your gadgets, and it even has a bottle cap opener. Check out everything the jacket can do in action below.


Harry Potter Beauty

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Harry Potter fans, rejoice! The first look at the Storybook Cosmetics' eyeshadow palette inspired by the beloved book series created by J.K. Rowling has been released, and it looks absolutely gorgeous. See it in action here.

Better Together

If Harry Potter’s not your cup of tea, perhaps you’d like this one: Kat Von D and Too Faced’s the Better Together Ultimate Eye Collection. Marrying the two brands’ different aesthetics makes the palette versatile and fit for any of your needs.


Illustrated Fragrance

We’ve all seen nice packaging before — here are a few whimsical ones that caught our fancy. — but there’s something special about a design that depicts fragrance. The artwork in Diptyque’s limited edition Valentine’s Day collection in collaboration with domino paper does just that. Take a whiff of the Rosa Mundi collection at escentials Paragon and escentials TANGs at Tang Plaza and discover how accurate the packaging is in describing the products’ scent.

The Weeknd x H&M

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A few weeks after surprising the world with news that he and Selena Gomez are dating, The Weeknd dropped another bombshell. This time in the form of a clothing collection with H&M.



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Whether you're planning a picnic at the park or a romantic dinner by the bay for Valentine’s Day, there’s no doubt you want to look your best — not just for your bae but also for yourself, of course. There’s no better outfit suited to make heads turn and jaws drop on “the most romantic day of the year” than a dress.

A dress, or ‘one-piece wonder’ as we like to call it, is your best option to look instantly flawless and gorgeous on Valentine’s Day. Dresses practically style themselves; they flaunt your best assets, and they can cater to a variety of women who have different personalities and tastes.

So if you want to look drop dead gorgeous for your upcoming Valentine’s Day date, below we have five stunning frocks that will go well for whatever style and look you're in the mood for.


Midi slip for the Minimalist

Topshop Midi Slip Dress, USD50 (us.topshop.com)

A slip dress is timeless and versatile. Its simplicity is exactly why you, and numerous other minimalists, will love it. But for V-Day, opt for a pink one to add a little femininity and fun to your look. Whether you wear it alone or over a sweater to keep yourself warm, you can be sure that you’ll look stylish wherever your date will be held.

Bardot maxi dress for the Bohemian

Dark Pink Bardot Maxi Dress With Lace Inserts, USD98 (us.asos.com)

If you’re a true bohemian, then the lace details, flutter sleeves, frilly hem, and cold-shoulder design of this dress will speak to you. We guarantee that once you put this on, your effortlessly cool personality will shine through.


Blue satin for the Avant-Garde

MANGO Off-Shoulder Dress, USD79.99 (shop.mango.com)

Ruffles and satin? This dress may look like something that came straight from the 80’s, but with your eclectic sense of style and limitless confidence, we’re sure you’ll be able to give this beautiful piece a modern finish by pairing it with your boldest accessories and shoes because you always opt to go big or go home.

Concentrated details for the Classicist

Zara V-Neck Dress, USD49.90 (zara.com)

As someone who loves clothes that will never go out of style, this navy blue dress is the perfect one to celebrate your Valentine’s Day in. Its A-line cut will flatter your body and its smart details add a dash of edge to the dress without overwhelming it.


Gold and pink for the Polished Lady

Miss Selfridge Pink Lace Bodycon Dress, USD68 (us.missselfridge.com)

As a polished gal, you like clean, sophisticated pieces. That is why this gold and pink dress will be the perfect one to sport on Valentine’s Day for you. Wear it with sneakers or flats for a daytime appropriate frock or change to heels for a romantic night out.


Where are you and your SO headed to for Valentine's Day? Read here for the top romantic places you can eat at during this special day.