Wardrobe Essentials that Flatter Every Figure

      Personal Stylist Holley Shepard stopped by to save us time and trouble getting dressed in the morning. She revealed her picks for the most magical wardrobe essentials that look good on every figure.

      The Magical 8:
      Ankle boots
      Black jeans
      Leather jacket
      Wrap dress
      Pointy toe pump
      Wider leg denim
      The perfect white T-shirt

      Model #1:
      Black slim jeans, leather jacket, ankle boots Black "skinny" jeans are slimming and go with just about everything. (A woman with curves should look for a straight-leg jean to achieve a skinny silhouette.) With such a slim silhouette on the bottom, it's important to keep it loose and easy on top. A tidy leather jacket adds a toughness to practically every outfit a woman owns and can make even the most precious dress modern and downtown chic. The always versatile ankle boot wearable with everything from denim to dresses - watch for shaft height when shopping for a boot! A woman with shorter legs (like me) looks best with a boot that hits the ankle bone or lower.

      Model #2:
      Wide leg denim, white T, blazer, pointy pump Wide leg denim is an excellent option for all figures, it balances a woman's frame beautifully - combine with a pointed pump for a long-legged look. I've paired the jeans with a classic white T-shirt and blazer. Blazers are incredible for creating shape and a woman can never have enough great-fitting white T's!

      Model #3:
      Maxi dress, denim jacket, wedge heel
      The long, lean maxi dress is an elegant, all-season option. For women on the petite side I recommend a comfortable wedge heel to add a little height. Look for structural elements like a faux-wrap, wider waistband (instead of a thread of elastic), and pleating that help define your shape.