Find out which body shape type you are

Style Your Body Shape

Find your type!

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1. Rectangle:

  • your shoulders, hips and bust are around the same size
  • You have little or no waist definition
  • Your waist measures from 1″ to 8″ smaller than the bust
  • If you gain weight, typically, the pounds would distribute evenly throughout your body frame

2. Triangle

  • Shoulders are noticeably wider than your hip-line
  • You may have strong-looking shoulders
  • Your body figure may project a sporty and athletic physique
  • Great legs often come with this body shape
  • Your hips look straight given your shoulders being broad
  • You have little to no waist definition

3. Hourglas

  • Your hips and shoulders have about the same width.
  • You have round and sloping shoulders.
  • You have a well-defined waistline.
  • Did we mention cleavage?
  • You buttocks are rather round.
  • Your lower hips are wider than your high hips.
  • Your thighs are full but narrower than the lower hips.
  • Hourglass body shapes gain weight through the hips and above the waist.

4. Pear

  • Your hips are wider than your shoulders.
  • You have round, sloping shoulders.
  • You have a well-defined waistline (and might even have killer abs).
  • Your buttocks and thighs are full and round.
  • Pear body shapes gain weight on their thighs.

5. Apple 

  • Hips and shoulders have the same width; waistline has the same width or is wider.
  • You gain weight mainly around the waist, at least in proportion to the other parts of your body.
  • You probably have slender lower legs and arms.
  • Your high hip is wider than your lower hip.
  • Your bust and/or midriff are larger than your hips.
  • You might be short-waisted.
  • Your thighs or hips are probably the narrowest part of your body.

 

http://www.sheknows.com/beauty-and-style/articles/1109215/body-shape-chart

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How to style your diamond body shape?

Style Your Body Shape

 

Celebrities like Adele, Beth Ditto and others have the diamond body shape.

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You have a diamond body shape when you have…

… a tendency to gain weight in your stomach, back, hips and buttocks
… a wide waist
… weight in your upper legs
… well shaped lower legs

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How to dress a diamond body type:

Tops: 

  • Tops with belted waist
  • Wide V or U necks, or off the shoulder tops
  • Flutter sleeves or structured shoulders
  • Embellishments around the shoulders and bust
  • Tops flowing around the bust

Bottoms:
Look for bottoms that lean and lengthen your lower half:

  • Choose dark colored bottoms
  • Choose pants with simple back and hip pockets
  • Lightly gathered or A-line skirts that skim your figure
  • Straight skirts that fall from the widest part of your hip
  • Pants with legs that fall straight from the widest part of your hip

 

https://shopyourshape.com/body-shapes/diamond-body-shape/

 

Pear shape- Style your shape

Style Your Body Shape

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Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Beyonce, Khloe Kardashian and a lot of others are classic pear shaped women. If you want to find out if you’re also a pear shaped women,  than check out if you have:

  • large hips/ well-defined waste
  • tiny bust
  • rounded bottom
  • lower body wider than your upper body

The styling- key: add volume to upper body for creating the balance between upper and lower body.

Do’s:

  • wear a pushup bra
  • high-waisted skirts and pants
  • A-line dresses and skirts
  • scarf and neckless (or something like Kim in the picture)
  • earings
  • tops which make your shoulder look wider
  • peep-toes (lengthen your figure)

Dont’s:

  • skinny Jeans/ Low- waisted Jeans and skirts
  • baggy tops and tunics
  • shapeless tops
  • low- cut boots

 

http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/different-body-shapes-of-women/

 

STYLE YOUR SHAPE – RECTANGLE BODY SHAPE

Style Your Body Shape

Celebrities like Natalie Portman, Cameron Diaz and Gwyneth Paltrow have the same body shape – the rectangle body shape.

Typical characteristics are:

  • Small to average bust
  • Undefined waist
  • Straight hips and bottoms
  • Not many curves
  • Well aligned shoulder and hips
  • The ratio of bust:waist:hips is 3:3:3

DO’s:

  • Lower, wider necklines such as jewels
  • skinny jeans
  • Scoop boat necklines
  • Dresses with simple and clean style lines
  • Off shoulder, scoop, and open necklines
  • Add roundness to your necklines or sleeves
  • Kaftans with splits at waist, simple straight lines, empire line
  • Crossover, flip, panelled; A-line skirts
  • Trousers are easy: you can wear most pants styles and don’t have to worry about them being too tight. In fact, clothes that hug your body will create the illusion of curves
  • Details on your bum e.g. back pockets, embellishments work well

DON’Ts:

  • Details at the waist such as noticeable waistband
  • Crop tops
  • High-waisted trousers
  • Belted jackets
  • Straight lines from top to toe e.g. straight jacket worn with straight trousers/with pin stripes/with a pencil skirt
  • Fussy, busy or droopy style in your clothing

 

Credit: http://www.joyofclothes.com/style-advice/shape-guides/the-rectangle.php  http://www.sheknows.com/beauty-and-style/articles/1012259/how-to-dress-a-rectangle-shaped-body https://www.pinterest.co.uk/kana_gg17/natalie-portman/  https://www.pinterest.co.uk/chrissyhall1/cameron-diaz-style/ https://laurenmessiah.com/2014/02/style-profile-gwyneth-paltrow/

STYLE YOUR SHAPE – APPLE

Style Your Body Shape

Celebrities like Jessica Simpson, Katy Perry, Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Hudson have the same body shape – the apple body shape.

Typical characteristics are:

  • broad shoulders
  • fullness around the middle, less defined waist
  • narrow hips
  • average to big bust
  • good legs
  • the ratio of bust:waist:hips is 4:4:3

DO’s

  • opt for structured pieces as they will add definition and hide the extra weight
  • Elongate the torso, draw attention to the legs and create the illusion of a waist
  • V and wide necklines
  • Empire cut tops and dresses
  • Knee length A-line skirts
  • Wrap dress with A-line or slightly flared bottom
  • Boot cut and straight leg jeans and pants
  • statement necklace and dangly earrings
  • Wedges

DON’Ts

  • High-waisted pants and skirts
  • Heaving detailing or embellishment around the waist
  • Bodcon
  • Shapeless and boxy clotthes
  • Tiered, gathered and ruffle skirts
  • Shoulder bags

 

Credit:  http://womenpla.net/choose-perfect-clothes-your-body-shape/  https://www.pinterest.co.uk/explore/apple-shape-outfits/?lp=true https://www.google.co.uk/search?rlz=1C1AVUA_enGB736GB740&biw=1366&bih=662&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=angelina+jolie+skirt&oq=angelina+jolie+skirt&gs_l=psy-ab.3…1113.3410.0.4047.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0..0.0….0…1.1.64.psy-ab..0.0.0….0.pDdWDu7Avjg#imgrc=ZuOXmhT8LxXLkM: http://www.coveralia.com/fotos/jessica-simpson25036.php https://anythingchrisbrown.wordpress.com/category/jennifer-hudson/

STYLE YOUR SHAPE – HOURGLASS

Style Your Body Shape

 

Celebrities like Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson, Nicki Minaj have the same body shape – the hourglass body shape.

Typical characteristics are:

  • Ideal body type by many women.
  • The bust and hip are approximately the same size
  •  The waist is narrow
  • Your bust and hips are well balanced
  • you have a beautifully defined waist
  • Your have gently rounded shoulders that align nicely with your hips
  • Your waist is obvious and gracefully curves out to your hips
  • You most likely have a rounded bottom and beautiful side as well as front profile
  • Your upper body is proportionate in length to your legs which are shapely
  • From top to bottom, you are a picture of harmony and balance

DO’s

  • look for styles and fabrics that reduce bulk and prevent boxiness
  • Also look for pieces that draw attention to your narrow waist
  • Wear low, slimming necklines
  • Wear dark colors and vertical stripes if you want to downplay your curves
  • Wear tops that extend below your hipbone to further slim you down

DON’Ts

  • Avoid volume-enhancing details
  • Avoid bottoms with too many details at the hip
  • Avoid skirts with open pleates
  • Watch that the sleeves around the arms don’t cut in

 

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Style your shape – Banana

Style Your Body Shape

banana_shapeCelebrities like Cara Delevingne, Victoria Beckham and Cameron Diaz have the banana body shape.

Typical characteristics are:

  • Your shoulders and hips are around the same size
  • Your hips are non defined waist
  • Your waist measurement is less than 9” smaller than your shoulders or hips
  • Banana shaped women commonly have short waist and flat bottoms

Do’s

  • Wear evening dresses that create body-shaping silhouette
  • Wear pants of any style
  • Wear empire waist tops or evening dresses
  • Wear loosely cut shirts

Dont’s

  • Don’t wear wrap tops
  • Avoid detailing around the waist
  • Don’t tuck in tops if you have short waist
  • Don’t wear clothing that are too tight