How To Dress If You Are Slender, No Curves

I know… boo hoo for the skinny girl. But being straight up and down with virtually no curves has its challenges like any body type. I can’t tell you how many times my husband has said, “look at that little … Continue reading

STYLING BY BODY TYPE: Pear-Shaped

Triangle Body Shape Characteristics:

  1. Hips wider than bust by at least two inches
  2. Defined waist
  3. Shapely arms and slim upper-body

LOOK #2– PEAR SHAPED

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TIP: Wear a dress with a full A-line skirt to skim over your hips and thighs

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TIP: Cover up with a sweater or jacket that hits at your waist, not below

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TIP: A colorful scarf or statement necklace draws the eye up from your problem area

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TIP: Over-sized frames also call attention to your fabulous upper-half

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TIP: High heels elongate the calves and slim the ankles

STYLING BY BODY TYPE: Pear-Shaped

Triangle Body Shape Characteristics:

  1. Hips wider than bust by at least two inches
  2. Defined waist
  3. Shapely arms and slim upper-body

 

LOOK #1– PEAR SHAPED

RECREATE THIS CASUAL LOOK

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TIP: Wear tops with shoulder details to draw attention to your slim upper-half

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TIP: Flared-leg jeans in a dark wash balance wide hips and thighs

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TIP: Handbags that sit higher on the body (think waist) will draw attention to your upper body and won’t add excess weight around hips

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TIP: Sparkly accessories around the face draw the eye up rather than down

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TIP: A pointed toe pump will elongate your frame and slim wider hips and thighs

Styling Your Body Type: Inverted Triangle

Inverted Triangle Body Shape Characteristics:

  1. Broad shoulders and/or busty chest
  2. Straight waist
  3. Narrow hips and/or thighs

LOOK #1– INVERTED TRIANGLE: BUSTY

RECREATE THE LOOK

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TIP: A V-neck will draw the eye down and slim a heavier bust

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TIP: A slim-flare leg pant visually balances and elongates the body

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TIP: A classic tote bag in a coordinating tone makes the outfit more interesting and not so matchy, matchy

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TIP: Pick necklaces that hit above the bust-line to draw focus towards your face

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TIP: Elongate your legs by matching your shoe color with the color of your trousers

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