1. Top, $330, from Diane von Furstenberg
Pair with: A pair of grey trousers and a white leather handbag.
Thanks to it’s cinched waist area, this top will give you the illusion of curves and a slimmer waistline.
2. Top, $137, from IRO at THE OUTNET
Pair with: Your business suit and a pair of white sneakers.
Channel effortless ease in a grey suit with an asymmetric white tee underneath, then finish off with a topknot and clean makeup.
3. Top, $24, from Pomelo
Pair with: A midi skirt and a stylish, elegant strand of pearls.
The knotted sash detail on the waist is a great way to get a smaller-looking waist.
4. Top, $46.90, from Warehouse
Pair with: White pants and your highest pair of heeled pumps.
The subtle draping from the twist-front detail helps hide any food-bumps, while adding texture to your overall look.
5. Top, $89.90, from Topshop
Pair with: Peak-shoulder blazers and a pair of flared trousers.
The cinched waistline not only streamlines your waist, its vertical lines help make your middle torso look longer and slimmer.
6. Top, $213, from Frame at THE OUTNET
Pair with: Black leather accessories and a slim-fitted pants.
Vertical stripes lead the eye up, creating the illusion of a slimmer torso.
7. Top, $149, from Topshop
Pair with: Wide-legged trousers and a smart jacket.
The wrap-over silhouette of this top is flattering for most women’s figures and gives you a cinched waist.
8. Top, $379, from Victoria, Victoria Beckham at NET-A-PORTER
Pair with: A printed skirt and some drop earrings.
Channel modern Victoriana with a puffy-sleeved blouse. Pro tip: A strong-shouldered top will create the illusion of a slimmer-looking waist.
9. Top, $59.90, from Zara
Pair with: Fitted pants and a pair of pointy pumps.
The diagonal stripes on this blouse works to give you a smaller-looking waist.
10. Top, $54.95, from H&M
Pair with: Casual Friday denims and a pair of dressed-up flats.
A peplum top is a great way of hiding your hips.
11. Top, $390, from Diane Von Furstenberg at NET-A-PORTER
Pair with: Skinny trousers and a pair of gold earrings.
A simple silk top with a coloured side panel can have a super-slimming effect when worn with a pair of fitted pants.
12. Top, $55.90, from Zara
Pair with: An all-black ensemble and a bold lip colour.
It’s no secret that black is a slimming colour. Use it to maximal effect by donning black from head-to-toe.