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Best pants for apple body shapes

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What to wear

Women with apple body shapes tend to gain weight in their middle. Therefore, when getting dressed, you want draw the attention away from your tummy and instead put the emphasis on your chest and legs.

What to wear

Pants for apples

"Draw attention to the legs," says celebrity fashion stylist and TV personality Dawn Del Russo. "Low-rise jeans in a straight or bootcut leg look chic and stylish."

High-waisted pants are a big no-no. They add bulk exactly right where you want to avoid it. Flat front trousers that sit at your natural waist or just below are your best bet.

Celebrity apples

Jennifer Hudson, Oprah Winfrey, Chandra Wilson, Rosie O'Donnell, Elizabeth Hurley and Catherine Zeta-Jones all have apple body shapes.

What to wear

What to wear

  1. 1969 Sexy Boot Jeans ($50)
  2. 3.1 Phillip Lim Flat Front Cropped Trousers ($375)
  3. Washable Linen Flat Front Pants ($58)
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