ROUND OR APPLE SHAPE
If you have a larger bust, narrow hips and a full mid-section, it's all about making the most of your fabulous curves while adding volume and attention to the lower part of your body to balance your silhouette.
> Add volume to your lower body, choosing a wide skirt or a peplum to balance the upper and lower part of your silhouette
> Define your waist with either a dark color or a fitted style – avoid light colors and draping around the waist
> Choose styles with sleeves and defined shoulders that brings attention toward upper body
TRIANGLE OR PEAR SHAPE
If you have larger hips, smaller bust and a narrow upper body, focus on creating volume and attention on the upper body to balance out the silhouette.
> Add shoulder details such as shoulder pads or a shoulder construction which widen and define your shoulders
> Choose dark colors for pants/skirt and bright colors and features that attract attention for your upper body, to create a balanced silhouette
> Long upper body? Go for tailor-made garments, or styles where you define your own waist with a belt, such as a wrap dress
How to make the most of your curves
OWN YOUR BODY TYPE
With a few tricks and rules anyone can be a great stylist. It's all about knowing what works for you. It's all about knowing what makes you feel confident and look stunning. In this new series, we will share our tips for dressing for your body type.
No matter your body type, remember to treat yourself right
Wear something in your size (not just because it was there), wear something in a style and construction that allows you to move (not because it was “trendy”) and wear materials that make you feel great (natural fibers will let you breathe, stretch will let you move).