Pear-Shaped? What to Wear
Work: High-Waisted Skirt
Dinner out: Bootleg pants
Bootleg pants and a top with billowing sleeves balance out big thighs, making them less overpowering. When buying an unstructured top, pick one with a slimming belt.
French Connection blouse ($128; 800-622-9748),
Cocktail party: Skinny zones