The Effect: They draw attention away from your midsection.
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You've heard it before, and that's because it's true: dark, solid colors are your best friend. Does that mean you have to rock all black everything? Not at all. Opt for navy and shades of gray and charcoal too. The point is, you don't want to draw attention to the pudge, and subtle, solid colors won't be loud enough to turn your muffin top into a cupcake.