The Best Belts to Slim Your Figure

Belts are among the best ways to subtly slim your figure relative to other accessories that you might wear. There are a huge number of different types of belt designs and styles available. Some will look better on some people, while some will look better on others. You should factor in several other considerations when deciding on belts as well, including especially what type of belt you feel comfortable in and enjoy wearing and how much the belts cost. Belts should also be carefully matched up with the other clothes in your wardrobe so that they can be maximally useful in a wide variety of outfits and dressing situations. Read on for a few of the best belts that can help to slim your figure.


Sashes are excellent when used as belts in terms of slimming a figure. One of the many benefits of sashes is that they are loose and flowing. This can help to cover up a border between a top and a pair of pants or a skirt. Sashes can also be worn around your waist while wearing a dress as well. They draw attention to the material rather than to the size of your body, thereby effectively slimming your figure. Best of all, sashes will effectively double as other types of accessories for you. This means that you can use them for a much wider variety of different applications than just for a belt.

Braided Belts

Braided belts, particularly those that are larger in size and feature thicker braids, are known as excellent slimming belts. Wear them high up on your waist along with high rise pants or skirts. You can also wear them around your waist and keep them separate from any bottom that you wear at the same time. Braided belts will likewise highlight the area above and below the belt itself, thereby emphasizing your curves and minimizing the appearance of your figure overall.

Wide Flat Belts

Belts that are wide and flat are among the best types of belts to wear in order to effectively slim down your waist. If you wear them up high on your hips and over a dress or a longer blouse, you’ll find that they provide a natural tightness of clothing around your body that helps to accentuate your waist and your hourglass figure, regardless of how much of an hourglass your figure actually appears to be generally.

The type of belt that you decide to wear should be dependent upon the other articles of clothing that comprise the outfit as well. Generally speaking, you’ll want a belt that will fit tightly around your waist and therefore give off the appearance of a small waist. These belts will also help to accentuate your hips and your bust as well, providing you with a naturally more hourglass shaped figure. Try multiple belts with each outfit that you have in order to determine which one best helps to slim your figure.


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