Did you binge on a whole lot of energy-dense and calorific foods before summer?  And can all those calories can now be seen in your tummy bulge? You are not alone, a lot of people tend to rely on comfort food which tends to be sweeter and fattier than regular food and end up feeling bloated. You need to become a mindful eater to whittle down your waistline, but you can also hide your tummy bulge this summer by opting for the right kind of outfits. Yes, by opting for flowy tops, empire line dresses and mid-rise jeans, you can hide the bulge. Here are some styling hacks to hide the tummy bulge. (ALSO READ How to select the best summer dress according to your body type).Also Read - Tamannaah Bhatia in Rs 95K Beige Wrap Dress Looks Sensuous, Take a Look

Wear long, flowy tops and dresses

Wear long, flowy tops and dressesAlso Read - Nora Fatehi Exudes Hotness in Orange Bikini Worth Rs 7,365- You Like?

To draw the attention away from the bulge, opt for flowy, long tops this summer. They can work wonders to hide the tummy bulge as they are designed in such a way that it does not cling to your body, thus camouflaging your tummy bulge. Flowy tops will also give you the perfect summer vibe! Also Read - Priyanka Chopra Jonas Turned NYC Airport into Her Runway in Rs 3 Lakh Dior Leopard Print Hoodie

Flaunt empire line dresses

Flaunt empire line dresses

If you want to hide those love handles, stay away from figure-hugging body con dresses. Instead opt for empire line dresses. The fit of the empire dress is perfect for summer as it is fitted on the upper half of the body and  flows outward from the waist down. They are also the most comfortable outfit to wear during the summer heat.

Opt for mid-rise denim

Opt for mid-rise denim

Though it is advisable to avoid denims altogether in summer, if you still want to wear them, opt for mid-rise denim shorts as they tuck in the tummy bulge. Wearing mid-rise jeans instead of low-waist denims will avoid unwanted muffin tops created around the waistline.  (ALSO READ What’s the best lingerie for your body shape? Ultimate guide to lingerie for apple, pear and hourglass shapes).

Avoid color blocking

Avoid color blocking

Color blocking is a fun way to dress up for summer as it involves pairing complementary color combinations together. But to disguise the bulges go for the monochromatic look by wearing tints of the same hue. The monochromatic color scheme will draw the eye up and down, rather than side to side, which works just fine with hiding your bulge.

Say yes to light layering

Say yes to light layering

Since it is summer, you will opt for outfits that are light and breezy. Opt for light layers with fabrics such as mul fabric and linen. Wear a long vest or cape on top of your outfits. Layering is a good way to distract the eyes from your big tummy.

Avoid waist belts

Avoid waist belts

Try to avoid waist belts as much as possible, as it defines your waist line. Avoid wearing a waist belt on top of your dress till you don’t get back in shape. Otherwise if you want to wear them, opt for one than is thin. Thick belts will work the same way horizontal stripes work on your body and create an illusion of an unflattering figure.

Pair your skirts right

Pair your skirts right

To disguise the belly fat, wear midi skirts with scooped neck top. You can also pair a loose top with a pencil skirt or tulip skirt. A high-waisted skirt that flares out will also disguise your belly in the gathers or pleats. (With inputs from IANS)

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