“I think that whatever size or shape body you have, it’s important to embrace it and get down! The female body is something that’s so beautiful.” Christina Aguilera
“Woman, the name is perfection!” Yes, women are miraculous creations of God. And these miraculous beings come in all shapes and size. Ah, what beauty! So, how about knowing what your body type is, so that you can accentuate those curves and cuts of your body?
Have a look at the style guide and know what suits your body type the best:
Pear Shaped Body
Narrow bust line and well rounded hip line and bottom? You probably have pear shaped body. Now, while choosing perfect clothes for your body type, look for clothes that would create an illusion of a wider upper body while balancing your lower body. Dresses which emphasize your bust are perfect for you. Strapless dresses, dresses with spaghetti strap or A- line dresses are best for your body type. Wear tops that finish at top of your hips to give your waist a flattering look while, at the same time, balancing your lower body. Avid tops that end at your hips as they will gather attention towards the heavy middle area of your body. You should definitely avoid short and tight skirts. You can accentuate your upper body by wearing pretty necklaces and scarves.
Apple Shaped Body
less defined waist, larger bust with broad shoulder and narrow hips? These are the main traits of apple shaped body. When you gain weight; you tend to put on weight around your middle area down to the thighs. Now, your aim is to make your torso look longer and shoulders and waist look slimmer. Empire waist dresses can do wonders to your body. Short dresses and skirts can give a sultry look as they put emphasizes on your beautiful hips and thighs. Also, avoid boat necklines as they highlight your broad shoulders. Say a big NO to clingy fabric and skin tight dresses. Dressing up in a single colored dress is a perfect option for you. Tops with V neck are perfect for your body type as it can accentuate other assets of yours.
Hourglass Shaped Body
This is considered as a dream figure and only 8.4% women have hourglass figure. Well defined waist, fuller bust and hips are the defining traits. You don’t have to worry much if you have a hour glass figure, just dress smartly. Don’t try to hide those sexy curves of yours, Wear those silhouettes that accentuate your curves. Scooped or V neck tops are ideal for you. Stay away from heavy embellished dresses as they make you appear heavier. Absolutely go for clingy or body hugging fabrics. Team up the top with belt as it flatters your waistline. Pencil skirts are just your thing; don’t shy away from wearing them. Strapless or off shoulder dresses are perfect for your body type.
Rectangular Shaped Body
Leaner limbs, straight waist and hips of the same width as shoulder? Your body type is rectangular. You don’t possess curves of an hourglass, nor do you have a round midsection. For a more defined bustline, a padded bra or a push up bra is best for you. Shift dresses, straight dresses with or without belts or empire line dresses are your true mates. Tops with ruffles or detailing work best for you. Your boyish frame is more compatible with more masculine silhouettes. Crisp shirts or boyfriend shirts are made for your body type. Halter necks look incredible on you. If you want to add curves to your waistline, wear a baggy top with wide belts, and see the miracle happen. Bias cut dresses is best for you.
So, the next time you go hunting for a perfect outfit for yourselves, keep note of your body shape and Voila! You’ll shop best outfits for yourselves.