Wearing a dress or a skirt is a better solution for your everyday fashion decisions than pants, trust me!
If you already have a healthy lifestyle, but you do not want to follow a drastic diet and at the same time you want to be thinner, choose to look thinner, by using effectively your own wardrobe.
The role model for Spring-Summer 2009 seems to be the monochromatic theme. Why is that?! Because very important fashion designers used black and white to create the whole collection. They were helped by metal, strange textures and, of course, some accents of strong colors.