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Tips for Choosing the Right Clothing Styles for Your Body Shape

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 3/11/14 7:52 AM

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how_to_shop_for_flattering_clothingIf you’ve ever tuned into TLC’s What Not to Wear, you have discovered value of a structured jacket, are familiar with the magical properties of draping and have learned that, no matter what size or shape your body, you can look and feel attractive with the proper wardrobe. Of course, that $5,000 shopping spree in NYC doesn’t hurt. But when you know the rules of shopping for your body shape, you can spot great wardrobe pieces and pick them up as your budget allows.

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Tips for Choosing the Right Clothing Styles for Your Body Shape

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 10/15/13 9:45 AM

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choosing clothes for shapeIf you’ve ever tuned in TLC’s What Not to Wear, you have discovered the value of a structured jacket, know that waist lines should always be defined, are familiar with the magical properties of draping and have learned that, no matter what size or shape your body, you can look and feel attractive with the proper wardrobe. Of course, that $5,000 Visa card to spend on a shopping spree in NYC doesn’t hurt; but when you know the rules, you can spot great wardrobe pieces and pick them up as your budget allows.

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Look Fab in Shorts that Flatter Your Body Shape

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/12/13 9:41 AM

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woman in bermuda shortsIn our previous post, we discussed those little problem areas where fat always seems to accumulate – the tummy, waist, hips and thighs – and how it can make you self-conscious about accentuating these parts of your body during the summer. The problem, though, lies in not choosing the right shorts for your body type.

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How to Choose Shorts for Your Body Shape

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/10/13 8:37 AM

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woman in white shortsThere are still plenty of hot summer days left, but fall fashions will start pushing summer clothes onto the bargain racks well before we reach the dog days of August. Take advantage of the opportunity to stock up on cute summer shorts at discounted sale prices.

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How to Camouflage Problem Areas for Your Body Shape

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 5/1/13 8:57 AM

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style for body typeWe all have them. Those annoying problem areas that bulge here or stick out there, marring your figure and interfering with the sleek lines of the Mad Men-inspired pencil skirt you’d love to buy or the drape of that darling sundress that looked so fabulous on the mannequin but not so fabulous in the dressing room mirror. If you have a tummy bulge, little muffin top or thick thighs, you may have to pass on those cute, colorful skinny jeans that everyone is wearing; but you don’t have to give up on style to accommodate your body’s problem areas – you just need to learn how to camouflage them.

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Show Off your Body Shape with Modern Twists in 2013 Women’s Swimwear

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 1/23/13 10:07 AM

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2013 bathing suitClassic silhouettes dominate 2013 women’s swimwear lines, but designers have put a distinctly modern stamp on the va-va-va-voom styles of earlier eras. Not only have swimwear designers introduced high-tech fabrics to women’s swimwear this year; trend forecaster Style Sight notes that designers are employing unusual color combinations, unexpected fabric pairings, innovative prints and surprising embellishments to create head-turning bikini, swimsuit, swimsuit covers and beachwear for women. 

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How to Enjoy New Year’s Eve while Maintaining Your New Body Shape

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 12/3/12 11:32 AM

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new year resolutionsEach New Year, we wipe the slate clean and resolve to go to the gym more often and stick to a healthy diet. Fortunately, New Year’s resolutions come at the end of the indulgent holiday season. After a month of overeating, we’re ready to serious about health and fitness. But we must first clear two final hurdles: the alcohol and hors d’oeuvre-intensive New Year’s Eve party and the ode-to-football snackfest on New Year’s Day. 

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Tips for Choosing Flattering Holiday Skirts for Your Body Shape

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 11/19/12 12:00 PM

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Flattering Holiday SkirtsHoliday events are the perfect time to leave your slacks and practical pumps in the closet and debut that flirty mini or sleek pencil skirt that caught your eye – naturally, with the new stilettos you couldn’t resist! For pure femininity, there is nothing sexier or more sensual than the swish of a beautiful skirt swirling against your legs as you walk across the room. 

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How to Choose the Right Work Pants for Your Body Shape

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 10/26/12 10:57 AM

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Business AttireWork pants are no longer a discrete way to hide thick thighs or camouflage a plump rump. This season’s professional attire and work pants feature delicious feminine cuts that hug your curves while still managing to look coolly appropriate. If you don’t have a model’s body, there’s no need to panic. Most women have a few curves we’d prefer not to emphasize. Use the following tips to find attractive work pants that fit your body shape: 

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Male Action Stars Defy Age and Body Shape Stereotypes

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 10/22/12 11:07 AM

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Fit Older ManSomething strange is happening in Hollywood.

As movie stars age, they’re supposed to relinquish fast-paced, hard-bodied action roles to the younger generation and take on weightier, more dramatic (and more sedentary) roles. The theaters of New York and London may cherish mature actors, but Hollywood has always worshipped youth. 

By the time male actors reach their 50s, the young men who swaggered across the silver screen oozing machismo as they single-handedly saved the world are expected to give up the glory and satisfy themselves playing grizzled police chiefs, elder statesmen and gangland patriarchs. Given the recent box office success of Taken 2 starring 60-year-old Liam Neeson and Looper starring Bruce Willis, a still-young 57; it looks like Hollywood’s senior leading men didn’t read the script! 

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