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Dress For Your Body Type with Elysha Lenkin

Dress For Your Body Type with Elysha Lenkin

Personal stylist Elysha Lenkin is on a mission; she wants to deliver styling tricks that have you feeling GREAT in your clothes so you stop fussing with what you’re wearing, and start LOVING how you look!

Elysha brought her knowledge to the #HipNJ studio and chatted with our Lisa Marie Latino about how to dress for your body type. Using Lisa Marie as her muse, Elysha offered tips on how to dress an hourglass figure.

You have an hourglass body shape if your bust and hips are about the same width, and you have a defined waist. While some hourglasses may gain weight evenly through their bodies, others may find it goes to their bust, hips or thighs.

To highlight these super feminine curves, it’s important to “highlight your waist and balanced proportions,” explains Elysha. “This is accomplished by wearing V-necks, scoop necks and boat necks or tailored jackets that nip in at the waist.”

One surprising tip was to play up horizontal lines. “Strategically placing horizontal lines can help draw the eye towards the upper body and away from the lower body.”

For more on how to dress for your body type, download Elysha’s free style guide, 5 Ways To Flatter Your Body Shape.

In addition to her booming personal styling business, Elysha Lenkin has been a fashion stylist on commercials and photo shoots for decades. High-end brands she has worked with include Lady Footlocker, Mindful Magazine, Natural Health, O, The Oprah Magazine and Verizon.

For help on reinventing your style so you feel like a SUPER STAR in your clothes, visit ElyshaLenkin.com.

For everything Garden State, visit HipNewJersey.com.

Hip New Jersey and Lisa Marie Latino would like to thank Brick & Mirror Beauty Bar (hair), Magda Designs Beauty (makeup) and Bloomingdale’s Short Hills (wardrobe) for styling this segment. 

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Lisa Marie Latino

Lisa Marie Falbo (Latino) is CEO and executive producer of Long Shot Productions, a full-service media production company based in Fairfield, New Jersey. Latino’s career has produced numerous commercial, corporate, and entertainment programs that have taken her throughout the United States as well as Europe. In 2014, Latino co-launched Hip New Jersey a lifestyle program featuring the latest trends around the Garden State. She serves as the television show’s executive producer and host. Hip New Jersey can be seen on HometowneTV, NJ on Air and HipNewJersey.com. Latino has appeared on a wide variety of local television, network cable, and radio shows, including TLC’s Cake Boss, SNY’s Oh Yeah and on WFAN Sports Radio. She also works in-season for the New York Giants Radio Network, and has served as an adjunct broadcasting professor at Seton Hall University. In 2016, Latino added published author to her lofty resume with the release of her debut novel, Ten Years Later. In 2017, “TYL” won Best Fiction at the Independent Authors Book Expo. Latino graduated from Montclair State University in 2006 with a degree in broadcasting and speech communication.

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