Every day we see examples of women who feel depressed about changes in their body shape due to ageing, childbirth and menopause, which can lead to much stress and anxiety.
Letting go of the negative body thoughts will lift the veil of negativity that holds you down. How would you feel if someone told you negative stuff to your face all day long. So make sure you give yourself kind thoughts.
Your body is all you have and it is a magnificent machine. Age, child birth, menopause and other factors will most probably change your shape, where you carry extra female curves and what feels comfortable. No need to fight it.
Embrace the changes! You are in the perfect place right now to learn lots of smart tips on how you can dress for your body shape.
DISCOVER YOUR BODY SHAPE
You will need a tape measure and a pen to write down your measurements.
- Measure yourself from your back around the fullest part of your bust, over the nipple line, with your bra on.
- Next you make sure your legs stand still and your upper body moves. The pivotal point is your waist.
- Continue with a measure around the fullest part of your bottom right at the point where the bottom curves under.
CLICK ON YOUR SHAPE TO DISCOVER YOUR BEST STYLES
If you already know your body shape simply click on your shape and you find all your best styles and tips on how you can dress with confidence.
BE KIND TO YOURSELF
Let’s make a promise to each other that life is too precious to worry about numbers on a tape measure. As long as you look after your health, your body shape is what it is and there are plenty of great styles that work for your shape.
These days way too many women get struck with life-changing diseases, where the size of their arms, stomach and bottom is the least of their worries!
Let’s introduce Marriage celebrant, Narelle Murray. Narelle was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1997 and never gave much thought to what she was wearing.
She is one of many Style Angel’s clients who struggled with her shape and issues with her knees and feet. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1997 and never gave much thought to what she was wearing.
“I hated my body and I always wore baggy, mainly black clothes – I looked like the Vicar of Dibley,” says the 63 year-old, who lives in Sanctuary Point.
But all that changed after working with Angela Barbagallo. She not only helped her in an aesthetic sense by encouraging her to wear colour and fitted clothes, but also helped her career.
“Before I couldn’t look at myself in the mirror but now I have the confidence to go out on dates. I know I don’t have to be size eight to look fabulous.”
Let’s break through the daily habits on being down on your body. Be kind to your body and practise all the body shape tips on how you can be a confident dresser.