Are Scarves Tied Like a Bandana Around the Neck a No-No for Large Breasts?
Jessica Alba wearing a scarf á la bandana style/WOW Friends
Am I making my body look even more top heavy by wearing a scarf? I have scoured your site for information that applies to hourglass shapes. I do have an hourglass shape and my breasts are big (DD) however I have a very small waist so I feel that despite the compliments I get, I feel I may look disproportional and that clothes I wear accentuate my breasts even more and bring the wrong attention.
I do have a rear end which adds balance, but I also have very small shoulders and skinny, long arms. So I feel that I tend to look even more weird because my boobs are so big but the rest of me at the top isn't.
I have recently got into wearing my scarves more. I like the bandana way of wearing it with the ends tucked underneath.
Hi Andrea, it depends on the color and print of the scarf. If it's light colored and/or has eye catching details such as bead, sequins or a print, then it will draw more attention to your large bust and make you look a top-heavy.
But on the other hand, the V-shaped angle point of the style hanging over your bust will draw attention to your chest in a slimming way. You'll still look curvy, but not frumpy :-)
If you're worried about looking disproportional I suggest that you to wear dark colored scarves and perhaps scarves without any busy prints or details. However, vertical details may help draw the eye up and down and make your bust look smaller.
Actually, you can wear whatever scarf you like as long as you balance out your figure by wearing something voluminous or flared at the bottom (etc. flare/wide/bootcut pants, full skirts) to balance out your full upper half.
So basically, you're not completely restricted from wearing scarves (or other accessories that visually add more more volume to your upper body) as long you know how to style the outfit so that it balances out your body.
The more details you put on top, the more volume must be added to your lower body.
Hope this helps :-)
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