Gaining extra weight doesn't mean you have to cover yourself up with baggy clothes that you don't really enjoy or feel comfortable in. If you want to wear those pretty clothes you see in display windows, you only need self-assurance and a bit of chutzpah.
Take it from TV host Lyn Ching.
She tells you to hold your head high and carry yourself with a great deal of poise. With a little help from exercise (Lyn herself is into kickboxing), you can stop filling your closet with blacks and start loving colors again.