3 Terror-free Steps to Your Perfect Fit
by Roberta Mittman
Pop quiz: What’s your most dreaded shopping trip?
Answer: Swimsuit shopping. (I’m betting you got this one on the first try.)
It’s that time of year again, and the stores are packed with rack upon rack of itty bitty bathing suits. They are fashionably fabulous—or maybe that has something to do with the tan, smooth, flat-bellied 25-year-old models wearing them in the ads.
What’s a modest, practical, over-40 woman of average proportions to do?
I’d like to suggest that looking and feeling your best in vacation season is not about the suit. It’s not about the designers who offer high fashion…only in size 2. It’s not about knowing what cut flatters your body type.
Living your best life has precious little to do with fitting rooms. This season’s runway favorite may be cute, but the latest styles are just window dressing. What truly adds up to the good life comes from much deeper.
You have what it takes to stand out as a beautiful, worthy individual, whether poolside, seaside, or in the routine of everyday life. But perhaps, like many women, you’ve been hiding under unflattering layers of uncertainty and fear.
Style Secret 1: Find your confidence—and wear it boldly. Read more