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Ginnifer Goodwin: "I Buy Things That Are Big and Tailor Them Down"

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Actress Ginnifer Goodwin graces the May cover of Lucky magazine, which hits newsstands in mid-April. In the interview inside, she talks about starring in her new movie Something Borrowed and growing up in Memphis, Tennessee.

On dressing for her curves: “I’m three different sizes,” says Goodwin, gesturing to her tiny waist, narrow shoulders and what she calls her “womanly” hips. “I buy things that are big and tailor them down... Things look better when I embrace my body.”

On the costumes from some of her roles: “I’ve played a lot of characters where I’ve worn something (pause) not flattering.”

On her hometown Memphis, Tennessee: “I truly believe that the kindest people on the planet live in Memphis.”

On her favorite Memphis shopping spots: “(Hoot + Louise) is a perfect little boutique on a badass historic corner. It’s half vintage and half new.”

On the boutique that sparked her interest in fashion: “When I first got interested in fashion, (Isabella) is where I would come. And half my closet is composed of striped shirts.”

In the photo, above, Goodwin wears a strapless lace-detail dress, $5,980, at Valentino; a crystal-embellished ribbon-tie necklace, $430, at Suzanna Dai; a Swarovski crystal gold-plated ring, $155, at Swarovski; a skinny bow belt, $45, at Banana Republic; and her own engagement ring.

· Ginnifer Goodwin shops in Memphis [Luckymag]