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11 Dress-Slim Fashion Tricks Without Shapewear

Figure-flattering styles for every shape and size

En español |  Summer is always a fashion challenge. No matter how much we talk about body positivity, women of every size and shape start giving their little bulges and extra pounds the evil eye as soon as hot weather looms. The ritual never fails. We panic, we start a new diet and then we buy a bunch of compression undergarments. No need for that. As a fashion editor I know 11 fashion tricks that will visually trim you down and tone you up.

Lois Joy Johnson is a beauty and style editor who focuses on women 50 and older. She was the beauty and style editor at Ladies’ Home Journal and a founding editor of More magazine. She has written three books: The Makeup Wakeup, The Wardrobe Wakeup and The Woman's Wakeup.