Dress for your Shape

Unless you’re an Olympian or a runway model, you probably have a zone. A certain body bulge that bedevils you in dressing rooms and taunts you at the gym.

“A very small percentage of women are perfect hourglasses; the vast majority have at least one trouble zone,” said Clinton Kelly, styling star of TLC’s “What Not to Wear.” “Some women think camouflaging means covering it up so no one can see it. That’s not always the best approach.”

So what is? Here are some wardrobe tips from Kelly and bicoastal stylist/wardrobe consultant Eric Himel, who adds that “your No. 1 thing is to find a good tailor.”