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Valentine's Day Style Tips for Every Occasion and Body Type

Whether you're planning a romantic date night or to paint the town red with your single ladies, wardrobe stylist Gen Bell shared a few style tips with Everything She Wants that will help you put your best stiletto-ed foot forward.


Wardrobe stylist, Gen Bell
The biggest V-Day fashion faus paux? "Everyone rocks red on Valentine's Day. Avoid this cliche color," advises the stylist who has worked on a production set with J-Lo.

Instead, a little black dress paired with red accents goes a long way." A full floral skirt paired with a form fitting top is also a winning combination. And the Chicago native says red is A-okay for lingerie.

Bell adds it's important to dress appropriately for your V-Day activity. A casual date like bowling calls for "your best fitting jeans with a sexy top." For a romantic date, heels are a must; they elongate your legs and make your silhouette sexy. 

Lastly, she says, "don’t reveal too much because the best way to lure interest is to leave a little to the imagination."

Tips on how to dress for your body type:


Jennifer Lopez stuns in a LBD.
Curvy Shape
Wear something that complements your curves. A wrap dress is sexy yet classy at the same time.

Short Shape
Wear something that elongates your frame. A fitted sheath dress above the knee will do the trick.

To Hide Your Tummy
Wear something that doesn’t emphasize your midsection. A vibrant shift dress is flattering.

Boyish Shape
Wear something that gives the illusion of curves. A beautiful flowing belted style dress will do just that.

Large Bust
Wear something that will keep his eyes focused on yours. A dress with a cinched waist and flowing flare will look great.

Small Bust

Wear something that can add definition to the bust line. A flattering A-line dress will help give you a fuller look.

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