They say ‘clothes maketh the man’, in this case, they make the women. When you find the perfect dress, the world seems like a brighter place. Knowing one secret will help you find it. So, what’s the secret? It’s simple decoding your body type.
Don’t know what your body type is or what looks good on you? Don’t worry! Here we break it down for you.
A fit-and-flare or a pair of high waist jeans are great options, as they create a well-defined waist. You could also try a ball gown style with a fitted a bodice and a full skirt that camouflages the hips, buttocks and legs. Another great style is the empire waist which emphasis the top half. Also, an A-line works great to disguise the hips, buttocks and legs. For tops, you could try cap sleeves, long sleeves or wider necklines and circle skirts.
For this body type, look for an A-line shape or a flared skirt, which will add volume to your bottom half, thus balancing your body and emphasising your waist. A wrap dress also works well. V-necks or tops with embellishments will take away from the trouble areas and put the focus on your face. Also, flared pants help you balance out your wide or broad shoulders. Low-waist pants are a good option to as they take away the attention away from your mid-section.
Rectangular body type
Bodycon dresses with a pencil dress silhouette work well for this body type. Also, add a dose of ruffles or frills for texture and volume to your figure. Belts are ideal to create a defined waist line. Miniskirts, embellishments and push-up bras create an illusion of weight on top.
For this body type, try wrap dresses that flatter your curves and give them the freedom to breathe free. Also, sweetheart necklines accentuate the curves you already have and mermaid gowns, hug the body in all the right areas. You could also try sheath dress, which has a slimming silhouette.
Along with the above mentioned body types, there are a few variations in these body types. Surf the net and find your body type. However, no matter what your body type is, as long as you are comfortable in what you are wearing you will always be confident.