Midsection width is close to width of shoulders and hips
Aim: To hide a wide waistline and visually make the bust bigger.
✔ Colorful clothes with large prints ✔ Tunics, tops, and blouses that are mid-hip length with a deep scoop or V-neck. ✔ Clothes with frills, flounces, patch pocket on the bust area, big collars, and massive buttons. ✔ Jackets/coats, slightly tight, with a clearly outlined shoulder line and flared down to mid-hip or just below the knee. ✔ Wide belts. ✔ Dresses: Empire-waist dresses, high-slit wrap dresses, puffed sleeves and decorative stitching.
✘ Thin belts. ✘ Tight or straight cut clothes. ✘ Clothes with horizontal prints.
Aims: To emphasize the hips and legs and accentuate the correct buttocks line.
✔ Items made from thick supportive fabrics. ✔ Pants/Jeans: Tapered leg jeans, straight cut, flared down from the knees, flared down from the hips. ✔ Items with decorative elements: patch pockets, rivets, zippers on the back pockets, large patterns and prints.
✘ Blouses tucked into pants. ✘ Belts tightened too much on the waistline. ✘ Tightly fitting items.