11-30-20 THIS WEEK: Good Fit vs Bad Fit

November 30, 2020, 3:13 pm by MSP


Looking good in your clothes is all about the fit of your clothes.


Common sense tells us when something does not fit... we can't button it up!

But there's more to fit than whether we can button it, or not. 

Q: How do we know when our clothes fit us poorly and are NOT flattering?


Sassy and stylish. Isn't that how you'd like to be described (regardless of your age, height, size, shape, etc)? This can be YOU if you know how your clothes should fit your body. When clothes fit correctly  you'll look your best (aka: sassy and stylish)--and even appear slimmer. This week, learn about correct fit and what signs to look for.

Alter, alter, alter. Sometimes getting the right fit requires an alteration--or two. The fact is, some women require more alterations to their clothing (this is especially true if you are tall, petite or your body shape is very 'specialized'). Failing to get the needed alterations makes you look sloppy. Most men don't hesitate to have their pants hemmed up or sleeves altered if the fit is not quite right--why would you not do the same?

The truth in dressing: Women have been sold a fake bill of goods. Women have settled for less than good fit because we believe "ready to wear" means find your size and wear it right off the rack. We settle for a less than perfect fit by not having needed alterations. We "make do" with a waistline too tight (or gaping) and never feel comfortable in our clothes OR worse, feel there is something wrong with us! These ill-fitting garments makes us feel our body is not right--when it's the clothes that are not right!

This week's Personal Profiles highlights proper garment fit. Stop guessing or wondering how something should fit you. See examples of correct fit this week. 


Love and value the woman you are today! 

With a Personal Profile you will learn about proper fit and look better than you have in years!


MSP's Weekly Style Mission


This week’s Style Mission is to get in your closet and “mix it up”! There is nothing to buy–just use your creativity to create something 'new' to wear!

This week, set aside just 15 minutes to mix-up your clothes & accessories. This "mixing" will help you create new ways to wear the same things.


For example: try on a jacket you always wear with the same pants, instead with your printed skirt—then, add a long strand necklace that never gets worn—voila! You've got a new outfit! 

(Try all new creations on in front of a full-length mirror to see if they work prior to running out the door). I recommend doing this exercise the night before when you set out your clothes for the next day.


With a little clever forethought... you’ll make new outfits from the clothes you already own. 

It only takes a little time and your creativity on your part... (jazzy music & a glass of wine might also be "helpful" LOL). 

Happy wardrobe building!

Love, Leslie MSP

What SYSters are Saying

Hi Leslie,

I just wanted to thank you for everything you've taught me.  I've been a subscriber for 6 months and have learned so much.  I just can't believe it.  Everything you said is true. Which by the way, it's very difficult to find a "product" that is worth its value such as yours.  I'm a type A and I was skeptical how much you could help me.  After all I was thin enough to wear pretty much anything I wanted, right?  Well, that's partly true.  I could wear anything but did I feel and look great?  No, I didn't and now I certainly do.

I got my hair cut per your suggestion for a square face and have even changed my hair color to reflect my “new” autumn coloring.  I particularly also love your suggestion of buying the things I love.  I recently came back from a vacation and gained a few pounds.  My first instinct was to grab something baggy but I thought no, MSP says put on something that will make me feel beautiful.

When I feel beautiful I take better care of my self.  I'm back to watching what I am eating and know I would have hated myself for gaining the weight I did (about 7 lbs) but you know I don't feel that way today.  I know that if I continue to take care of myself the extra weight will come off and I can still feel pretty until it does.  

Your system is so much more than looking good on the outside.  It’s about feeling good on the inside.  Something that is finally happening at this age and this weight.  Who would have thought?  You have been so helpful and I am so grateful for everything I have learned.  

Again, I want to express how rare I find a product that is really worth its value.  If anyone out there is debating on whether to use this service, please do it.  I have saved money, feel wonderful, and look beautiful.  I have more than enough clothes to wear and for once feel that I have and am enough.

Leslie, you're the best.

Love, Joy


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