Does My Bum Look Big In This????

Now ladies .. (and gents?!), how many times have we used this phrase when trying on various outfits? Whether it's to friends or family, I'm sure we have all lost count. It's a question that every woman asks and every man dreads answering. The likes of Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce and Kim Kardashian have graced the covers of magazines encouraging women to embrace their curves. This is great, however I don't think it has made much difference to the woman on the street. It is about feeling comfortable in your own skin and I think an element of that is what you choose to wear.

Below are a few tips which I guess we all know (although some of us need a gentle reminder) to help decide whether your bum actually does look big in your outfit. They are also ways in which to make your bum appear smaller. This hopefully would remove any shock if your friend, family members, spouse or partner were to reply that your bum did indeed look big (if they dare....!!).

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1. The first point is to ensure that your clothes aren't too tight. This isn't rocket science but some ladies wear clothes that are far too small which only just makes the bum area look bigger than it probably actually is.

2. Are you wearing high waisted jeans? If you are, this style tends to make your bum appear bigger, longer and wider.

3. Patterned trousers also tend to make your bum appear larger and wider. It is better to keep patterns on the top half of your body. 

4. If you wear tight tops, it only just highlights your curvy bum. Which isn't a bad thing, but if you know your bum is on the larger end of the spectrum, you will be attracting attention to it.

5. Wearing loose skirts and dresses that show off your waistline and flows past your hips will reduce the appearance of  a larger bum.

6. Wearing bright coloured jeans or trousers with short tops once again just highlights a bigger bum. It is probabyly better to stick to neutral colours.

7. Try not to go for heavy fabrics as they tend to enlarge your bum area and your frame as a whole.

8. Try to stay clear of super skinny jeans if you know you have a big bum. Once again, it just makes it look bigger.

I think it's all about embracing the body God has blessed you with and dressing for your body type/shape  Hope you enjoyed reading it!

What would you add to the list?




 

7 comments:

  1. So true!!! I ask this question on a daily basis!!!!
    Thanks for posting! x

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  2. For those of us that don't have big bums, these tips can help us accentuate it!! Thanks

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  3. @Anonymous ~ Exactly! :)

    @Sizzling Mommy ~ Hahaha...indeed!

    Thanks for your comments! x

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  4. One thing that strangely makes a big difference is back pockets on jeans!! Different sized pockets give veeeerrry different illusions about the size of your behind!

    - Allie
    http://ordinaryallie.blogspot.ca

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  5. @Allie ~ That is so true!!! Forgot to add that! Thanks for your comments! :) x

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  6. If I'm asking this question, I better get a "yes"!!! Curves are beautiful and in my opinion everyone should embrace them. But unfortunately not everyone does. And then this blog post is ideally!
    Great tips, also for when you actually want your bum to appear bigger! :)

    X

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