The key to looking slimmer is not - as people commonly think - to wear loose, baggy clothing. This will only make you look larger, whereas a cleverly tailored, fitted outfit will highlight your curves and nip you in at the waist.
This pretty floral dress from M&S is a great option for summer events. The rouching on the stomach will stop it from clinging to your tummy, as well as making your waist look smaller; its sleeves will cover problem upper arms and its length - to the knee - is universally flattering.
For extra style points, wear a lipstick to match the blossom print.
Usually £59, it's currently on offer at £47.20 (sizes 8-22) but it will be sure to suit you for summer parties and weddings for years to come. Buy it here.
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