Pregnancy, breast enlargement surgery or weight gain can contribute to a larger chest. Making the chest appear smaller can be done with clothing. Wearing certain clothes, such as solid tops or A-line skirts, can create the right proportions.
Purchase a minimizer or bandeau bra to make the chest appear smaller. Minimizer bras compress and reshape the breasts, making them look one to two cups sizes smaller. Bandeau bras make the chest appear smaller by flatten the bust. To ensure a proper fit, visit a lingerie store or use a tape measure at home.
Wear solid tops with v-neck, scoop or square necklines to create the illusion of a smaller chest. Avoid wearing tops that are too tight or contain horizontal stripes, patterns or frilly details at the bust. Choose prints that are small and below the bust.
Wear A-line skirts and dresses or wide leg pants to create a proportionate figure.
Select thin fabrics, such as cotton or jersey, since thicker fabrics add bulk to the chest area.