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July 2018

Express Yourself

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Here at Lavanya Coodly, we know being unapologetically yourself is in! This is why we offer a wide range of prints and styles to allow for full personal expression. Pick a bold piece that lets your wild side shine through, or a gauzy feminine piece that highlights your demure side. Lavanya Coodly offers hundreds of avenues for personal expression while maintaining quality and utilizing premium fabrics. Looking for something to wear to your next summer garden party? The Abbey Dress with its floral embroidery and sequin accents might be a perfect match! Have a glamorous gala coming up and want to make a statement? Our fiery Strapless Beaded Dress would have you turning heads. Or maybe a wedding, where you don’t want to steal attention, yet still want to look your best? The Gold Shimmer Dress is a beautiful combination of classic and eye-catching. In a world of neutral running tights and athletic shoes, let your formal wear stand out and make a statement. You are certainly not boring, why should your clothes be?

Showing Skin (the right way)

Although we’ve ushered out the era of mini-skirts and barely-there pieces, showing skin is still here in a BIG way. From athleisure to cutting-edge runway styles, sheer fabric and peekaboo cut outs have firmly cemented their place in the fashion world. Lavanya Coodly has wide range of styles offering a classy way to spice up your look and draw attention in all the right ways. The Lattice Dress with a strategically placed cut out position creates a dynamic beachy look

The Silk Panel Skirt accentuates legs while still retaining modesty, perfect summer attire for a breezy day by the water. Even finding a black-tie dress with translucent elements is easy, the Valerie Dress retains modesty without losing its sexy edge.

It’s All About Highlighting

 We aren’t talking about makeup here – we mean highlighting your natural figure! Emphasis on natural. This year has been all about being your authentic self, so why not embrace the body you have? Flaunt it! Whether you have hourglass curves or an athletic build, Lavanya Coodly has pieces that will accentuate everything you love about your body. Long, lean legs? Show them off with some breezy relaxed fit pants, like our Erica Pants. Tiny waist, full hips? Try any one of our adorable, cinched-waist dresses like the Black Bubble Dress. Lavanya Coodly is committed to supplying the perfect match for our customers’ needs and catering to whatever your lifestyle may require.

Choosing The Right Dress For Your Body Shape

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Picking a great color and fabric for your dress is important, but what’s more important is making sure it fits your figure. Your body shape can make all the difference in your new dress. Every woman has a different body which can make it tough to find the perfect fitting dress, but luckily most bodies fall within a few categories. Apple shaped, pear shaped, hourglass shaped, and athletic are the predominant body types.

Apple shaped bodies look like inverted triangles. Bodies like this have wide shoulders with a less defined waist or curvy hips.  Apple shaped bodies typically look good in dresses with Empire Waists higher up on the dress. Full skirts also look good for ladies with an apple shaped body. On the other hand, avoid wearing belts or anything that brings attention to the midsection

Ladies with pear shaped bodies typically have wide hips and narrow shoulders. Ladies with pear shaped bodies typically have bigger rears and narrower shoulders. These bodies often have the issue of needing a different size on top and on the bottom. If you have a pear shaped body you’ll want to find a dress that helps make your figure look more uniform throughout. You should look for dresses with tops like blouses to help give you this effect. If you love sheath and shift dresses, you’ll want to have them altered to your body type. Two piece dresses might also be a better fit for you.

For an hourglass shaped body, you’ll be all around curvy. You’ll have a well defined waist and your bust and hip measurements will be similar. You might have a full bust and full waist also. If you have an hourglass shaped body, you can buy a dress that’ll help accentuate those curves. You might want to buy knit dresses or sheaths with fitted waists that help bring out your natural feminine figure. For the most part, you’ll want to stay away from anything like a shift dress that hides your natural shape.

If you work out, or were born with a naturally more muscular or athletic body, you might have a hard time deciding what to wear beyond workout clothes. You might look great in some Adidas or Nike clothing, or maybe some yoga pants, but what about when you want to go out at night? Well, in our opinion you can’t really go wrong. No matter what you wear, you will have something to show off. You can go sleeveless, and show off your toned arms. You can wear something that’s a halter top that’s cut off lower, and it will help show off your defined collarbones. If you are worried about thick legs, you can consider wearing something with a cinched waist, which might even make you look a little more curvy and attain that hourglass shape.


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