10/11/2012 08:28 EDT | Updated 03/11/2013 05:14 EDT

Style Tricks That Will Make You Look Slimmer (WATCH)

Want to look and feel lighter without having to, well, lose the weight? We have a strategy for you: watch the above video.

The video highlights several ways you can look slimmer by changing up what you wear. For example, pencil skirts are better than say items that are high-waisted. Side-zippered pants create a flatter look than pleats, which means you'll naturally look slimmer. Even the colour and style of the shoes you put on help -- strappy shoes are a big no-no.

Check out some of the tips and let us know if you have anything to add.

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