Women love putting emphasis on their curves. And why not? By simply cinching our waists, we get a more prounounced silhouette. And while wearing belts is an easy way to do so, it doesn't hurt to be a little more creative. Scroll down and see 10 different ways you can stylishly cinch your waist!
1. Knot your top
Perhaps the simplest way to replace your belt is to just tie your shirt into a simple knot. This simple styling technique can also bring a subtle variation to an otherwise mundane outfit.
2. Use bows on dresses
Skip the belt and tie bows around your dresses instead. It adds an accent to your casual OOTDs and highlights your waist as well!
3. Tie a jacket around your waist
Survive our tropical country's erratic weather with your ever-reliable jacket. Simply layer it on when it gets chilly, or tie it around your waist for when it's getting a little warmer!
4. Try wearing bottoms with a paper bag waist
Paper bag waists have been a popular style on the runway. Hop on the bandwagon and take high fashion to the streets while highlighting one of your best assets—your waist!
5. Wear shirts with knots
Don't fall behind on the trends! Grab a tie top or two to eliminate the need of belts in your ensemble if you're on the go!
6. Wear outerwear with bows you can tie
Make your third piece your statement and your waist-cincher!
7. Use scarves in place of belts
Yes, your scarves can function as a belt alternative. It's a chic and effortless way to add color to your outfit!
8. Wear pieces with strategically placed cutouts.
Lessen the bulk around the waist by wearing clothes with cutouts on the area. It won't hurt to go a little sexy by baring some skin every once in a while, you know?
9. Explore corsets.
No, not the rib cage-crushing type women wore before. Replace your belts with modern corsets to help highlight your shape and add some edge to your look.
10. Wear bumbags.
Hit two birds with one stone with your waist bags. Free your hands from clutching a bag and get your waist cinched and accentuated!