The tricks that we should use with pictures and stripes to lose weight or get fat with clothes

Knowing how to dress is key to take advantage of and shape our body optically as we like. Make no mistake, it is something that concerns most of us. Who does not like to look good when they put on something new? Either disguise a few kilos more, lengthen the figure or enhance certain areas; Fashion has a lot to do for us.

How do patterns shape patterns?

Horizontal or vertical stripes, which favor more?

 The tricks we should use with frames and stripes to lose weight or gain weight with clothes
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The first thing we have been told we should always avoid if we want to disguise a few extra kilos are the horizontal stripes and the broader the worse

The same thing happens with color, the clearer the lines are with respect to the background, the fatter they will make you look. However, it seems that vertical stripes cause the opposite effect make you look thinner.

 The tricks that we should use with pictures and stripes to lose weight or get fat with clothes
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But not everyone agrees with this. Dr. Peter Thompson, a psychologist expert in perception at the University of York, in the United Kingdom, showed that unlike what we have always thought, are the horizontal lines and not the vertical lines that make us look thinner

The explanation is based on two optical illusions, which affect the way we perceive the distances according to the lines are horizontal or vertical.

Still, most people still have their doubts about this theory

Who does the pictures look good?

 The tricks that we should use with pictures and stripes to lose weight or get fat with clothes

Prints in general tend to make People seem fatter. They are not usually the best option if you want to disguise extra kilos. In case you want to resort to them, it is best to try small paintings .

In general, the prints are good for thin people, since they visually enlarge the figure. However, in the case of wanting to use them and disguising extra kilos, ideally, they should be small. If we choose stripes, it is better that they are thin and that their color does not differ too much from the background.

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