12 slimming knits
Whether you’re going out on the town or staying in and snuggling up, find the perfect jumper to suit you
Boat neckDipping down towards your collarbones, a boat or slash neck jumper will create the illusion of a longer neck.
high neck this style works best if you have a smaller bust, but a high neck is also an easy way to disguise crepey skin around your neck and chest.
Busy pattern By putting the focus onto the print, bold patterns hide a multitude of sins. wear it on the parts that you’re least confident about.
v-neck embrace a lower neck to draw the eye down, so your torso looks longer and leaner.
Jumper, £49, sizes 6-18, sosandar skirt, £35, sizes 14-28, V by Very Curve
Jumper, £19.99, sizes xs-xl, H&M trousers, £39.99, sizes xs-xl, Zara
Jumper, £30, sizes 10-24, Bonmarché skirt, £40, sizes 6-22, next
Crop top Best suited to petites, a cropped style will sit more comfortably on a high waist. the shorter length makes them easier to tuck in, too.
Jumper, £55, sizes 8-22, Monsoon Jeans, £28, sizes 10-24, Bonmarché
Chunky knitGreat for adding volume to a straightup-and-down frame, a thick knit jumper will balance out a bigger bottom half, too.
Jumper, £29.99, sizes xs-xl, Lindex skirt, £42, sizes 8-28, elvi
Jumper, £40, sizes 6-22, F&F at tesco skirt, £29.99, sizes xs-xl, Zara
Long LengthLonger styles are great for anyone who carries their weight around their middle, skimming over your tum. team with slimfitting jeans or trousers to balance the extra length.
tapered print try clever colour block panels and diagonal lines for a flattering fit. the lines cross your middle and take the focus off your tummy.
Jumper, £40, sizes 8-20, Wallis trousers, £24.99, sizes 6-20, H&M
Jumper, £25, sizes 8-24, tu Clothing skirt, £35.99, sizes xs-xl, Mango Jumper, £40, sizes 6-20, H! by Henry Holland at Debenhams Jeans, £20, sizes 6-22, F&F at tesco
Flattering stripes while vertical stripes help to make your figure look narrower, a horizontal stripe will help create curves on slim frames.
wide sleeves skim over your tricky upper arm area with a wide sleeve. tapered cuffs stop the extra fabric from overpowering your frame.
three quarter Length sleeves Finishing just above the wrist, these cropped sleeves draw attention to the smallest parts of your arms.
Jumper, £35, sizes 8-24, Principles at Debenhams Jeans, £13, sizes 4-20, Primark
Jumper, £20, sizes 6-22, skirt, £24, sizes 6-22, both Dorothy Perkins
Jumper, £22.99, sizes 6-18, new Look trousers, £38, sizes 4-18, topshop
Fine knitperfect for layering, use a form-fitting thin knit to show off your shape, or layer under dresses for extra warmth.