To make a style statement one needs to think beyond what is in vogue or how to style trendy pieces. Calculate your body shape and start redefining your clothing and way of collecting your ensembles.
As females, our body types often change over time due to many changes ranging from puberty, childbirth, and weight gain or weight loss.
Apple- shaped figure describe people who have their weight gathered in the midriff with heavier upper body in comparison to the lower part with minimal waist line. So take away the attention from where the weight is concentrated flaunting your legs or wearing dresses of V necklines to create an elongated illusion of the torso.
A-lines or empire cut are perfect for this body type. Shift the focus with printed dresses or jackets which add layers for such an effect. Monochrome themes, dark colors and flowy tops and dresses, soft textured fabrics, well-fitting clothes, scoop tops, ruches t-shirts or shirts in the middle to give more definition to your mid-section, boot-cut jeans all of these will be gorgeous.
You’ve got numerous styles just remember to avoid clothes that are too tight fitted, rough- textured, shapeless and boxy, tight skirts, jeans or pants that have minimum or no details near the waist to prevent drawing attention to your waist.
Stay away from turtle or round necks, off-shoulder, boat necks, kitten heels and broad belts. Pear body types have hips that are larger than the bust with a nicely defined waist. The waist is your big asset so does not shy away from flaunting it.
Through clothing, it’s easy to create the allusion of an hourglass figure for this body type. Enhance and add volume to the upper body while accentuating your waist line and de-emphasizing your lower part for accomplishing the hourglass figure.
So look for tops that will balance your lower half while accentuating your waist line. Shop for tops nipped or fitted waists like; crop tops, V or deep-V, scoop or boat necks to balance your bottom out.
A-line skirts or dresses with patterned or ruffled tops will help add definition to the upper half and looking great all the time. Skin fitting tops, loose bottoms, balloon dresses, cigarette pants, and tight skirts are your no-no styles. Take your first steps into being your own professional stylist. Trust the experts on this; it’ll make a huge difference.
About the author;
This article was written by guest author Reham selim.