There’s nothing worse than having your muffin top on display for the world to see. But if you want to make it appear like it doesn’t exist in mere seconds, you need to follow this formula, which will make any extra fat pockets less noticeable. First off, put on a pair of shapewear, which will give you a good foundation and smooth everything out. Next, you’ll want to throw on a pair of high-waisted jeans so that you have more material above your waistline—too little cuts the area and causes spillage. Lastly, add a loose, flowy top—anything with a peplum shape is good—to help hide fat on your stomach. Here are our favorite mix-and-match pieces to nail the look.
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Prettier than your average shaping garment, thanks to tulle inserts and side cutouts, this pair sits high on the waist to create a flatter-looking stomach and more defined hips.
AYR The Form Jeans ($275)
Perfect for daytime, these worn-in jeans have a slimmer fit so that there’s little extra fabric, which makes the butt look good.
The fluid cut of this v-neck top, which also features a ruffle hem to detract attention from the waistline, doesn’t accentuate problem areas in the least.
For even more coverage that goes down to the thighs, reach for these shaping shorts. The lightweight fabric gives control to the lower stomach yet is comfortable enough that you can wear these for hours on end.
With its straight leg and solid denim wash, these comfortably hit higher up on the waist to keep everything smooth.
Zimmerman Winsome Tie Blouse ($480)
What we love most about this cotton poplin top is the loose, asymmetrical fit and knotted details, which flatters just about every body type.
Commando Control Thong ($38)
Available in both black and nude, this second-skin fabric prevent bulges from occurring with light compression.
Frayed hems are big right now, and this vintage-inspired fit with cropped legs makes for an effortless look.
Loose throughout with a flared cut, this fun piece hides just about everything.
Ramy Brook Darcy Blouse ($325)
Looseness throughout the arms and body of the blouse makes this top a figure-flattering one.