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Dress for your shape UNLESS YOU’RE BLESSED WITH A MODEL’S ‘PERFECT’ BOD, NOT EVERY OUTFIT WILL FIT. CHOOSE THE RIGHT STYLES FOR YOU Are you… AN APPLE SHAPE? Apple-shaped bodies are larger on top and smaller below. You tend to have broad shoulders and full breasts and usually carry weight around the tummy, yet you have smaller hips and bum and slim legs. ✔ Do ● Choose fitted tops that fall just below your natural belt-line. V- or deep scoop-neck tops will make the most of your ample cleavage, lengthen your neckline and draw attention up to your face ● Opt for wide leg trousers to help balance out the top of your frame ● Avoid pockets, they’re unflattering and attract attention to the upper body. ● Go for long-length dresses that hang loosely from underneath the breasts ✘ Don’t ● Wear busy patterns on your top half, or opt GREAT CUT for pieces that have lots of detail ALINE DRESSES on the upper body, such as wide FLATTER APPLE collars, buttons, frills, lapels SHAPES AS THEY OFFER BALANCE AND and puff sleeves – it’ll only PROPORTION BY accentuate any extra inches FLARING OUT FROM ● Choose a dress that is figure THE WAIST hugging, as this will only draw attention to your waist ● Wear polo necks. They’ll make you look top heavy and cut off your neck CATHERINE ZETA JONES, 43 Apple-tastic ARETHA TROUSER £89, Hobbs FREIDA MAXI £79, Monsoon PALE PINK CROSSOVER VNECK TOP £9, Style tricks ● Experiment with leaving tailored jackets and WHITE LASER CUT BAG £26, Next 044 | JUNE 2013 coats undone, to slim and define your waist. It also creates a vertical line, which elongates you ● When buying a jacket, always try a smaller size as it often holds its shape better when worn open, which is much more flattering ● Wear a darker colour top and bottoms under a fitted jacket in a brighter or lighter shade, as this will help to conceal any imperfections

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of At Home with Carol Vorderman 2013

Editor's letter
Carol's hello
Summer days
Rear of the year
Shades of citrus
Maxi moment
Good for the sole
Razzle dazzle
Swing by the sixties
All shapes and sizes
Steal her look
The swimwear round
A moment with Carol
Beaming with pride
Loose women
Forever friends
What men want
The D word
Fear not
Keep your flirt on
Sex on fire
Culinary classics
Food glorious food
At a pinch
Oiling the meals
Flaming hot
Under the grill
Raise a glass
Water works
Weight-dropping wonders
Tuck in
Home improvements
Holiday hazards
Proceed with caution
Warning signs
Down to the bare bones
Back on track
A sorry sight
20 under £20
How do they do it?
Rewind time
Lacklustre locks?
Pearly brights
Good job hunting
Old timers
The golden years
Cash in a flash
Money guru
Foster the love
Child's play
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
Summertime accessories
Those in glass houses
On the tiles
Home safe home
Savvy traveller
Holiday honcho
Port of call
Here come the girls
It's a numbers game
Book it in
Up, up and away!
Last word

At Home with Carol Vorderman 2013