Check out these tips to make sure you shine in all the right places!
1. Real Women: Andrea
Body Type: Straight
Andrea Lopez, 39
A sequined cardigan worn with a festive top and a full miniskirt will add shape and curves to both your lower and upper frame and create the illusion of a smaller waist.
On Andrea: Cardigan, BBDakota, $90, lulus.com. Strapless top, $60, and feather skirt, $120, Gracia, shopgracia .com. Slingbacks, Anne Michelle, $31, lulus.com. Earrings, Elva Fields, $54, elvafields.com.
2. Real Women: Michelle
Body Type: Curvy
Michelle Medina, 30
A fitted high-waisted skirt with a cinched belt and a long vest will create a longer silhouette and accentuate your natural waist.
On Michelle: Vest, Three Dots, $178, Madison, L.A., 310-273-9900. Cami, LAmade, $89, revolveclothing .com. Pencil skirt, Miss Tina, $15, walmart.com. Belt, AMI Clubwear, $15, amiclubwear.com. Platform sandals, Colin Stuart for Victoria’s Secret Catalogue, $80, victoriassecret.com. Earrings, Rosena Sammi, $75, rosenasammi.com. Bracelet, Ada Collection, $30, adahandbags.com. Ring, Mark, $18, meetmark.com.
3. Real Women: Anny
Body Type: Athletic
Anny Martinez-Ariz, 29
A figure-hugging sequined dress with capped sleeves will show off those super-toned arms and legs you worked so hard to get.
On Anny: Cocktail dress, House of Dereón, $390, houseofdereon.com for stores. Belt, Ada Collection, $90, ada handbags.com. Booties, Chinese Laundry, $89, chineselaundry.com. Earrings, Nine West, $18, Macy’s stores nationwide. Bracelet, Sorrelli MiMi Collection, $53, sorrelli .com.