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How to Dress for Your Body Type - Long and Lean

Choose chunky knit sweaters, feminine tops and flared skirts to add curves.
Fashion for Long and Lean Figures

One of the keys to great style is knowing what type of clothes work for your body type. If you're long and lean like Kirsten Dunst, keep reading to find out how to dress up your figure!

Long and Lean - Tips for Tops

Clothes that add fullness will create the illusion of curves. So look for tops that can be cinched at the waist and choose pretty colors and soft, floaty fabrics for a girlier feel. And lucky for you, oversize is in this season so play with your proportions in billowy tops and chunky knit sweaters.

Long and Lean - Basic Bottoms

Girls with boyish figures can wear pretty much anything on the bottom - but avoid anything that's too fitted, which can emphasize a straight silhouette. Go about creating a curvy shape with pants and jeans with side pockets to bulk out your slim hips, and flared and frilly skirts to add more volume to your figure.

Long and Lean - A Shoe-In

Forget the pointy heels cuz round-toe shoes will give a soft finish to long legs. Slip on dainty ballet flats or step into a pair of knee-high boots and you'll be good to go!

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JennyD

JennyD wrote:

Didn't get itWhat long lean
commented: Sun Oct 06, 2013

prettyjam123

prettyjam123 wrote:

IM TH!CKJUNT SO IMMA PASS ON DAT 1
commented: Sat Jan 07, 2012

Dessie bear

Dessie bear wrote:

Same wit me, and im tall but thick! xD lol
commented: Sat Jan 07, 2012

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Awesomeme234
Awesomeme234 posted in Style:
I think you should be you wether or not your tomboy or girlie your being you. You have your own style and don't let nobody change that because THEY don't like it it only matters if YOU like it
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MissD
MissD posted in Style:
This is such an interesting question.. I'll tell you why I think so. I am BOTH the biggest tomboy ever and the girliest girl. I think being either or BOTH is more in YOUR mind than in anything else - it's an internal feeling. Femininity is so personal. I always, always, always have my nails done. BUT they are Gel so they never chip and when I am climbing up mountains or pulling on my wetsuit to things that I find typically damaging to your nails - they stay perfect. So I am doing these rather "tomboyish" activities but my nails are awesome :P I wear a lot of dresses but that doesn't deter me from any activity, the key is shorts underneath. I don't wear make up, not usually but I do love lip gloss. One think I guess I think is important though, feel it. Remind yourself how awesome and unique you are, no matter what you wear - hold your head high and remind yourself you are a QUEEN. Not a princess, lame. BUT a queen! Good Luck, and I love all the practical tips everyone provided. Great job you guys! 
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Moxie_Girls
Moxie_Girls posted in Style:
Is it a movie?
reply about 14 hours
blakbutterfly
blakbutterfly posted in Style:
I'll say some stuff that 'girly-girls' do, and the stuff in the brackets would be things added by my best friend. Who is also very annoyingly sarcastic! -.- Paint your toes (get obsessed to them too, all of these girls are!), wear cute little dresses (don't mean huge ballgown style dresses, duh?) , or just fun-cute tops with jeans, maintain your nails (perfectly), take a lot of care about your skin, maintain it, cleanse, moisturize and exfoliate, and start doing make up. (Also, I would suggest to learn how to do a good hair flip, for some reason girly girls are like 'ERMAIGAWD' *flip hair*) Yes, my best friend is annoying but she's girly enough to be able to have a say in here. Here's a bit of advice from me, don't try to change your style because of what people might think or say, do it if you want to and if you feel comfortable with it. You are more than perfect the way you are, whether a tomboy or a girly-girl and it doesn't really matter what you are.
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Kirsteeeeen
Kirsteeeeen posted in Style:
Personally I think you should just find things you like and wear them without worrying about what style it fits in to. You should express yourself, not conform to other people's views/standards. :)
reply about 15 hours

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