-Smaller on top and wider on the bottom
Ultimate Goal: To create a sense of balance
- · Wear Boat-neck and off the shoulder tops to balance the wideness of your hips
- · Wear dark colors on the bottom, taking advantage of its slimming effect
- · Stay away from side pockets and pleats on pants
- · Stay away from drawstring pants
- · Upper body should be the focus, so have fun with tops.
- · Play with necklaces and earrings because they’ll attract attention up top.
- · Mid-length or calf-length A line skirt should be a must in your wardrobe
- · Mix and Match separate for size options!
-Tall and Slender
Ultimate Goal: To create proportions that keep you from looking too lanky.
- · Longer top is the choice
- · Column shine in long skirts; the height allows them to look graceful in longer skirts.
- · Stay away from super short minis.
- · Beware of pants that have an extremely flared leg, it look visually off balanced for column.
- · Layer! Layer! Layer! Column can handle the extra coverage; it adds style and dimension to the look.
- · Shirts with exaggerated collars and exaggerated cuffs are very flattering!
- · Column can wear large prints.
-Curvaceous with a full bust, small waist, full bottom
Ultimate Goal: Some might accuse hourglass of dressing sexy when they are not even trying and hourglass have the most sought-after body in history. So embrace those curves in a classy manner!
- · Look for fitted tops that nip at the waist. Avoid full or billowy tops.
- · A wrap dress is one of the most flattering styles that hourglass can wear. The wrap will highlight the waist and display sexy legs.
- · Wear low-rise pants with a flared bottom that will minimize hip area and balance hourglass curves.
- · To avoid looking like a double wide, make sure the top doesn’t stop at a point where the hips are the fullest.
- · Hourglass’s best styles are fitted tops and dresses with a bias cut with stretchy fabrics
- · Stretchy fabrics are the best as long as what you wear is not too tight to begin with!
- · Less is really more when it comes to prints and patterns instead, wear solid colors.
Ultimate goal: To create lines where none exist
- · Try a v-neck with an empire waistline
- · Opt for flowy fabrics like silk, rayon, gauzy cottons that makes the grade.
- · Wear a stretchy fitted tank underneath to add support and hide any bumps or bulges.
- · When feeling adventurous, go for a slightly larger pattern on tops and dresses,
where the colors are low-contrast and the pattern is constant.
- · Consider narrow vertical stripes, which create a slimming line.
- · Stay away from cargo pants, pockets on the side, or embellished pants
- · Don’t wear tapered pants!
- · Avoid wrap tops and halter dresses!
Shoulder, waist, and hips all the same width
Ultimate Goal: To create and accentuate a waistline that will give you the appearance of curves.
- · Wear Belts!
- · Always go straight for the dresses that gather or tie at the waist
- · Corset tops are a must; they cinch the middle creating the illusion of a curvier figure.
- · Don’t wear extremely low-rise pants
- · Rectangle wants a slightly higher waist, which will give the illusion of the waist.
- · Drawstring pants are wonderful for rectangle shape!
- · Choose sleeveless tops to accentuate your gorgeous shoulders
- · Opt for gauzy, flowing fabrics and soft Ruffles
- · Asymmetrical hemlines is the best look for you
- · Fitted tops and jackets, skirts that have a higher waistline are a must
a large bust with narrow hips
Ultimate Goal: To draw attention to the lower body and create illusion of equal proportions.
- · Always go straight for the vivid colors and prints for the bottom half.
- · Pleated and tiered skirts add fullness
- · Minimize bust with a deeper neckline
- · V-neck and scoop necks that draw attention away from shoulders and bust!
- · Avoid boat-necks, horizontal straps or any intense pattern dropped waist, a classic flapper style