Option Two: High Waisted Bottoms.
I kid you not, they are most definitely making a come back. Released with crop tops, it’s almost like the designers feel our fear. Click here to peruse 6 pages of high waisted pieces on net-a-porter. Some of my favorites are Jonathan Simkhai, Alexander Wang and Jason Wu.
High Waisted Bottoms also hide a multitude of sins because of where the lines cut. Seriously.
Sarah Jessica Parker herself said in 2003 that moms don’t need to wear low rise jeans (click here for that Vogue piece). Same exact premise to be found here. No need to fully expose the Shar Pei tummy region.
It should not be a whole lotta skin that is showing. Buy up in the size of the top, gain a little extra length. Just be sure of one thing – feel comfortable in it. If not, there is always Option #1 – click here to revisit!
ps my oldest son wanted to know what happened to the rest of my top…keeping it real in the ‘burbs.