I’ve come to notice that empire-waist tops are everywhere. They
are all so cute and stylish, I’m dying to grab as many as I can. But
I’m nervous that they’ll all make me look pregnant or heavy. I’m not a
stick-figure but I still want to be stylish. What types of tops can I
buy that have the empire waist but still flatter my figure?
You are absolutely right; waists have crept up to the empire once again!
However take a deep breath before fretting about appearing to gain a
gut as soon as you slip one over your skinny jeans. With all the
varying styles and cuts, “empire waist” is no longer synonymous with
There are just a few things to look for when purchasing the empire-waist top. First and foremost, fit it to your body type. You may be curvy, skinny, pear-shaped or top-heavy—whatever shape you are, there is an empire-waist for you.