An important element of mixing and matching wardrobe pieces is learning to wear a standard piece in different ways. Today, I want to show you an easy way to tie a button-up shirt at the waist.
When it comes to fashion over 40, bulk is one thing that I try to eliminate at all cost. Tying a button-up over a longer shirt is a great way accentuate the waist while still keeping a long line underneath. This draws the eye up-and-down instead of side-to-side.
However, you typically end up with a heavy roll of material when you try to bunch it up to tie at the waist. The last thing we want is extra volume around the waist! So, I came up with a simple trick to tie a button up shirt at the waist without bunching up the excess fabric.
You can see that the end result lies flat against the body with adding one inch to the waistline. It also sits smoothly across the back, so it’s a lot more flattering.
I love thinking of creative ways to make all kinds of clothing work for women over 40. Do you have a fashion question or concern? If so, I would love to help you come up with a solution. Feel free to ask me a question in the comments or get in touch with my comment form.
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