How to dress for your body shape

Understanding your body type helps with choosing clothes and style that matches best with your body proportions and enhances your looks for an even better-looking silhouette. Length and size do not determine your body type, the body parts do. we need to dig into these details.

Analyzing and styling body shapes

1.Angular (Rectangle, inverted Triangle )

2.Round body shapes

(Apple, pear, Hourglass)

Apple Body Shape

  • Best Clothes For Apple Body shape

Empire cuts are ideal for you.

Monochrome looks, dark colors, full sleeves dresses,

You could also wear flared pants; .

Also, since your shoulders are broad and you might already have a bigger bustline, ensure you wear the right bra.

Avoid figure-hugging dresses or tops with skinny jeans; this will make it more visible.

avoid wearing belts or any details around the waistline

Pear Body Shape

The lower part are visually bigger than your upper body. And they have a beautiful waistline

  • Best Clothes For Pear Shaped Body

Wide-legged pants, A-line skirts or dresses with patterned or ruffled tops that add details to the upper body. Skinny jeans with loose and puffy shoulder tops

  • Avoid tight tops and loose bottoms

Hourglass Body Shape

This body type is the most balanced of all with a proportionate top and bottom part of the body with a well-defined waistline.

  • Best Clothes For Hourglass Shaped Body

Dresses that cinch at the waist will be your best fit. V or sweetheart necklines and strapless dresses. To flaunt your waistline, go with a belt

Sheath and wrap dresses, jumpsuits and belted outfits body-hugging outfits are your thing

Avoid loose tops and baggy or slouchy pants

Zara high waited pants and off shoulder puffy sleeves​
Zara high waited pants and off shoulder puffy sleeves
Zara wrap blouse and culottes ​
Zara wrap blouse and culottes
Zara belted shirtdress ​
Zara belted shirtdress
Promod belted shirt dress​
Zara sheath dress ​
Zara sheath dress
Massimo Dutti high waited belted pants ​
Massimo Dutti high waited belted pants
H&M peplum top, Miss Sixty flare jeans​
H&M peplum top, Miss Sixty flare jeans
Outerknown palazzo pants​, and belt
Outerknown palazzo pants, and belt
Diesel high waisted wide leg denim and vest​, Zara puffy shoulder top
Diesel high waisted wide leg denim and vest, Zara puffy shoulder top
BcbgMaxazria offshoulder velvet dress
Sheath dress by Victoria’s Secret

Inverted Triangle Body Shape

Your shoulders are much broader than your hips. So we create an illusion and details to the lower part

  • Best Clothes For Inverted Triangle Body Type

Shirt styles that are waisted and can be worn slightly open at the neckline, V or other shaped necklace to flatter the bust, choose minimum detail and pattern above the waist

  • Avoid all the patterns, ruffles, layers, on the upper body part. Add details to the lower part of your body.

Rectangle Body Shape

She’s fairly straight up and down with nonexistent or gentle curves there is no main m area to minimize as she’s all in proportion

  • Best Clothes For Rectangle Shaped Body

Shift dresses with shape, coats with belts to define a waistline, skinny jeans, look for styles with detail on the hip, flowing linen trousers will look very elegant

  • Avoid baggy styles or straight cuts wont create any curves.

Hope this article helps with styling your own outfits or when shopping new pieces!

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