Tips and tricks to dress for your shape.

Do you struggle to accentuate your waist ? Need to add height to your small stature ? Are your shoulders wider than your hips ?

We are all your unique in shape,just as we are in personality. Getting your clothes to work for you is all about knowing your body shape’s proportions.Fashion is all about finding the right shapes that fit those proportions well.

Key body shapes
Key body shapes

Here is a quick guide to the Key Body shapes and finding fashion that flatters your shape.

How to find your body shape.

Measure yourself around.
a) your shoulders ,b) your bust, c) your waist ,d) your hips

Now you have your measurements you can determine your own body shape.

The Principal Body shapes are .

  • pear
  • hourglass
  • inverted triangle (top heavy)
  • rectangle (straight up and down)

The Pear

Your hips are wider than your shoulders 
Best asset :Statistically pears have flatter Tums than most.
What to wear:
A fit and flare dress,will show off how little you are on top and be roomier from the waist down for your curvier bottom half.

Celeb Pears include
Beyonce ,Shakira,Kim Kardashian.

Hourglass

Your shoulders and hips are around the same size, with a very defined waist.
Best asset : Their waist
What to wear :
Choose anything which draws the eye to the waist. A pair of High waisted jeans. A wiggle dress will really accentuate an hourglass figure.

Celeb Hourglasses include
Marilyn Monroe and Scarlett Johansen

Inverted triangle

Your shoulders or bust are larger than your hips.
Best asset : The chest area
What to wear :
Fitted jackets with nipped in waist and flared bottom look great. They define the waist and flare over hips to create the illusion of lower body curves and will help balance out your broad shoulders.

Celeb Inverted triangles include
Angelina Jolie and Naomi Campbell

The Rectangle

Your shoulders bust and hips are around the same size.With no defined waistline.
Best asset : Height rectangles tend to be statistically taller.
What to wear :
Try to broaden the shoulders and hips and taper in the waist with an A line skirt or a 50’s fit and flare circle skirt.

Celeb Rectangles include
Cameron Diaz and Kate Moss.

Do you dress for your body type ? Let me know in the comments below !

Which Celeb is the same body shape as you ?
Which Celeb is the same body shape as you ?

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