Dressing for Big Hips and Thighs

Posted by Georgina Heffernan on


Bums, butts, buns, bottoms, behinds. Love or loathe yours, you‘re saddled with it. And no amount of dieting or exercise is ever going to change the basic shape. So you‘re either blessed or, as Victoria would have it, cursed. There‘s always something we don‘t like, whether it‘s the size of our bust, the length of our legs or the shape of our bum or thighs.

We have all struggled to find clothes that will not only disguise the offending areas, but will also make the most of what we‘ve got. Big stomachs and bottoms are a common affliction for women as we age but while we can‘t all be size zeros like Kate Moss, we can make the most of our body shape.

If you have big hips and thighs these simple tips should help:

Many larger ladies hide their bums beneath swathes of unflattering, baggy clothes but, to be honest, this just makes it easier to spot bigger bottoms. So don‘t be tempted to go baggy to conceal your rear. It just makes your thighs and bottom look enormous.

You‘re better off going for a tighter fit. If you want to make the most of your bottom, the key is to look at your figure objectively and try to figure out how to balance out your shape. For example, if you have a big hips and thighs stay away from any kind of tapered trousers, as they will only make you appear much larger.

Instead, opt for any of the softly tapered or cleverly cut high waisted trousers in the Beautiful You collection as these will look incredibly flattering on, so make sure that you check out these great pieces the next time you are stocking up on a few wardrobe essentials.

They are a miracle brand because they hide your tummy and minimise your bottom. All at the same time!