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MUFFIN TOP HELP ME PLEASE - Have a horrible tummy, still, but quite good legs and bum... Need casual tops advice

(6 Posts)
GoodChristianaRejoice Wed 05-Jan-11 20:07:46

I can't bear my muffin top.

I am trying to lose it. But when I want to wear trousers or jeans, what kind of casual or going out tops to wear? I have completely run out of inspiration scanning various websites... All models skinny and never had kids...

What do you guys wear with jeans?

CybilScissorhands Wed 05-Jan-11 20:09:03

have you tried control pants?

If not, layering usually works. A thin long sleeved top underneath a slightly baggier shorter sleeved top which can be artfully ruched o'er problem area.

FiveOrangePips Wed 05-Jan-11 20:20:21

Maybe you need to change your jeans? I bought these just after Christmas and I am impressed with the way they hold me in, don't seem to be low rise, they denim is very soft and stretchy too, so they are quite forgiving imho.

I would like to try these too, they look like they have an inbuilt control panel almost!

imopop Wed 05-Jan-11 20:52:53

Just got some high waisted jeans from Next come in skinny, bootcut and wide leg. I too have the dreaded muffin top after 3 kids! The jeans from next are great and only £25. If you have good legs I would try skinnies with tunics or the layering as Cybil suggests with other types of jeans. Good luck

Clure Wed 05-Jan-11 22:14:00

wear the skinnies suggested with a cute blouse top

FiveOrangePips Wed 05-Jan-11 23:10:14

This style, possibly with a vest underneath could work too

or this and this, both have gathered material that skims rather than clings.

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