I agree! The avoid styles always look horrible on me. I do better with clean lines and V-neck, sweetheart, or scoop necklines. I also prefer to show my waistline, but not have the garment tight across the abdomen and hips.
Inspiration to buy colored bottoms! Building a remixable wardrobe part Having colored bottoms will multiply your outfits possibilities. When you only wear a jeans : 7 pieces, 6 basic outfits vs. different colored bottoms : 7 pieces, 12 basic outfits.