15 Ways to Hide the Freshman 15

Ah ... the infamous Freshman 15. It creeps up without warning, and suddenly those skinny jeans are just a bit too skinny. Here's how to hide those extra pounds

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Trick No. 2: Colorblock a waist

If you’re not a belt fan, you can mimic the waist-like effect with a simple trick. It’s called colorblocking, and when used properly, it visually breaks up the torso. “For example, wear a black skirt with a bright color blouse,” says Sanders. “It’s a great way to create a waist.” So simple, right?