The Curvy Girl's Guide to Accessories

Curvy girls, draw attention to your best assets with the right accessories!
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The Hourglass

Christina Hendricks

Blessed with a figure like Christina Hendricks? Make the most of your classic curves by hearkening back to the pre-waif look of days of yore, when bombshells ruled.

Your Carefree Summer Handbag:

A mini cross-body that fits just the essentials. B. Makowsky Kampala zip cross-body bag ($128,


Your Must-Have Jewelry:

Convertible stud/drop earrings that go from day to night. Betsey Johnson 2-in-1 rhinestone heart earrings ($38,  


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How You Can Wear the Summer Scarf:

Invest in a classic scarf and wear it over your hair, tied at the chin—think retro chic movie star driving to Monaco with the top down. Hermès Carré en Cravates hand-rolled vintage silk twill scarf ($305,


Extra Credit:

Get even more glamorous with a pair of Old Hollywood shades.  Candie’s Cat Eye Sunglasses ($11.99,


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  1. booksorclothes says:

    Love America, she rocks!

  2. shopaholic says:

    I have to say it’s nice to see more articles about curvy gals- not all of the US is thin.

  3. NYCdogmommy says:

    OMG! I had no idea that hermes scarves were so expensive. Ouch.

  4. nycblonde says:

    Amber Riley looks awesome in the clingy dress- you go girl!

  5. Yay heels says:

    Love the sunglasses – cute and cheap!

  6. akseymour says:

    Christina Hendricks always look gorgeous. She has mastered the art of dressing and accessorizing her curves. She’s perfect for her role on Mad Men.

  7. sugarpie says:

    I love that bag with the replaceable cover – it’s adorable!

  8. uptowngirl says:

    Now curvy girls have to buy different accessories? Sigh.

  9. SolaStar says:

    Thanks! This is really helpful, it’s great to finally find useful clothing ideas that work for us plus-size girls.

  10. koconnor9 says:

    What a great article! I learned a lot to deal with my curvy bod!

  11. carolsue22 says:

    nice look, the lace at the bottom and top really grab your attention away from the waist and hips. Great ring too!

  12. gretchen says:

    These are all great ideas. I’ve always believed in accessorizing.

  13. DanielleFatale says:

    Seriously? Bags and sunglasses. My ass ain’t THAT big.

  14. buttercup says:

    love this article very useful for us older curvy gals

  15. judes715 says:

    Super cute greenbeads golden necklace, but $180 for beads, really?

  16. meb says:

    Thanks for the tips about drawing your eyes away from the bad spots with the jewelry or great top.

  17. nellerefinnej says:

    I totally love shoes and necklaces to use as accents. Thanks for the tips on other ways to accentuate the curves & assets ;)

  18. mandywang says:

    i love statement jewelry :D !

  19. susan1215 says:

    I’m a curvy gal and I think she looks great!

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