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

STYLE YOUR SHAPE – PEAR

Style Your Body Shape

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Celebrities like Rihanna, Beyonce, Kylie Jenner and Jennifer Lopez have the pear body shape.

Typical characteristics are:

Your hips are larger than you bust.

Your have a nicely defined waist.

Your have a elegant neck and proportionaley slim arms and shoulders.

You first gain weight in your bottom and legs flowed by your tummy and upper body.

Your waist is your best asset so don`t be afraid to show it of.

DO’s

  • Use Horizontal lines upper body
  • Bring the attention upwards to the bust area, puff sleeves broaden the shoulders to balance your lower body.
  • Dresses that are body-hugging on the top, accentuate your tiny waist and then drape outwards, drawing a discreet veil over the width of your thighs.
  • Wide-leg or straight pants in a flat fronted style that hang from the top of your bottom and don’t cling to your thighs.
  • Wear a darker colour on the lower half of your body to help slim the legs.
  • Straight & slightly flared skirts
  • Shape wear that is like a biker pants to skim the thighs and bottom and enhance the slim waist and flat stomach.

DON’Ts

  • Shapeless garments
  • Side Pockets on pants
  • Pencil skirts
  • Spaghetti-strap tops
  • Jackets that cut across the bum
  • Cropped trousers
  • Stretched trousers of any kind

Credit: https://shopyourshape.com/body-shapes/pear-shaped-body/ , http://styleangel.typepad.com/style_angel_blog/2009/11/pear-or-triangle-body-shape-fashion-dos-and-donts.html

STYLE YOUR SHAPE – DIAMOND

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Celebrities like Rebel Wilson, Beth Ditto and Melissa McCarthy have the same body shape – the diamond body shape.

Typical characteristics are:

Your hips are broader than you bust and shoulders.

Your carry some weight in your upper legs.

Your lower legs are shapely and one of your most attractive features.

You have proportionately slender, shapely arms.

You have a tendency to gain weight in you stomach, back, hips and buttocks.

Your waist ist undefined and the widest part of your frame.

DO’s

  • Semi-fitted, boxy and soft silhouettes
  • Low necklines
  • Tops and blouses worn out
  • Vertical design influence from the top to bottom
  • Straight and subtly flared skirts
  • Dresses that flow through the waistline

DON’Ts

  • Waist emphasis
  • Belts
  • Full sleeves
  • Tight t-shirts
  • Pleated waists

Credit: https://shopyourshape.com/body-shapes/diamond-body-shape/ http://styleangel.typepad.com/style_angel_blog/2009/11/oval-and-diamond-body-shape-fashion-dos-and-donts.html

Style your Shape: Banana Body Shape

Style Your Body Shape

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Your shoulders and hips are around the same size with 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:

  • Wear evening dresses that create body-shaping silhouette.
  • Wear peplum tops, dresses or skirts.
  • Wear pants of any style.
  • Wear empire waist tops or evening dresses.
  • Wear skirts of any style

 

DON’T:

  • 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.

 

Credit: http://www.parisciel.com/blog/en/tips-tricks-dressing-banana-body-shape/#.WW3cjet4WK3

STYLE YOUR SHAPE: HOURGLASS BODY SHAPE

Style Your Body Shape

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If you have a rectangle shaped body like Kim Kardashian and Kate Winslet your build is characterised by:

  • Bigger thighs
  • A rounded bottom and hips
  • A small waist
  • A full bust

DO:

  • Dresses with empire line that goes in under the bust.
  • Dresses with hemline no shorter than knee length.
  • Tops with banding or nipping at the waist.
  • Tailored shirts and jackets.
  • High-waisted trousers and pencil skirts.
  • Skirts that will show off your great legs.
  • Skinny trousers.

DON’T:

  • Straight shapes that hide your waist.
  • Details that create additional volume around your bust, tummy, thighs.
  • High necklines that cover up your cleavage and décolleté.
  • Narrowing leg lines or wide/short sleeves which finish near your bust.

Credits: http://www.joyofclothes.com/style-advice/shape-guides/the-full-hourglass.phphttps://shopyourshape.com/body-shapes/hourglass-body-shape/

STYLE YOUR SHAPE: RECTANGLE BODY SHAPE

Style Your Body Shape

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If you have a rectangle shaped body like Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Garner and Eva Longoria your build is characterized by:

  • Straight shoulder line and ribcage
  • Straight hips and bottom
  • Very little waist definition
  • Average tummy

DO’S:

  • Lower, wider necklines such as jewels
  • Scoop boat necklines
  • Dresses with simple and clean style lines
  • 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
  • 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

STYLE YOUR SHAPE: PEAR BODY SHAPE

Style Your Body Shape

Celebrities with pear body shapes

If you have a pear shaped body your hips are larger than your bust, you have a nicely defined waist and you first gain weight in your bottom and legs flowed by your tummy and upper body.

Your waist is your best asset so don’t be afraid to show it off!

DO’S:

  • Dresses with nipped or fitted waists.
  • Off the shoulder, boat-neck tops, wide V or U necks.
  • Embellishments around the bust and shoulders.
  • Bright colors.
  • Wear wrap shirts that emphasize your small waist with full or structured shoulders.
  • Lightly gathered skirts that skim your body without adding volume.

DON’TS:

  • Narrowing leg, pleats or creases in your leg line, wide or flared leg lines.
  • Details, patterns, pockets on your thigh and hip area and belts on your hips.
  • Flared or ruffled sleeve lines.
  • Straight skirts and mini skirts.
  • Bags that sit on your hips.
  • Dropped waistlines.
  • Sloping or narrow shoulder lines.

Credit: http://www.joyofclothes.com/style-advice/shape-guides/the-pear.php – https://shopyourshape.com/body-shapes/pear-shaped-body/

STYLE YOUR SHAPE: OVAL BODY SHAPE

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If you have a diamond shaped body like Gabourey Sidibe, Queen Latifah, Rosie O’donnell your bust will be larger than the rest of your body. The hips will be narrow and the midsection shall look full. Women with these body shapes tend to gain weight in their stomach before anywhere else. The waist is not very well-defined and ends up being the widest section of the body. The buttocks are flat and legs are slender. Since your legs are the best asset, you should flaunt this the most.

DO’S:

  • square neck, V-neck, and U-neck tops or shirts
  • wrap style tops
  • tops that flare at the hip
  • empire waisted dresses or tops
  • dresses or skirts just above your knee

DON’TS:

  • tapered jeans or trousers
  • ruffles and pleated skirts and dresses
  • baggy jackets
  • tight dresses
  • high necks

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

STYLE YOUR SHAPE: DIAMOND BODY SHAPE

Style Your Body Shape

Image (1).pngIf you have a diamond shaped body like Queen Latifah, Kate Winslet and Beth Ditto, your midsection looks full like the oval shaped body. You tend to gain weight around the stomach and your waist is undefined. You have a little more weight in the upper legs and in the torso area. Your arms are also slender and well shaped. The lower legs are shaped well and they happen to be your body’s most beautiful feature.

DO’S:

  • Create a wonderful balance with your bust and look for those clothes that have curves
  • Tops and blouses worn out
  • T-shirts that are rushed in the middle
  • A wide V-neck breaks up the size of your chest
  • A-line and straight skirts
  • Dresses that flow through the waistline

DON’TS:

  • Pencil skirts
  • Belts
  • High waisted pants
  • Tapered trousers and jeans
  • Big prints
  • Tight t-shirts

Credit: http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/different-body-shapes-of-women/#gref – http://styleangel.com/uncategorized/oval-and-diamond-body-shape-fashion-dos-and-donts/

SHAPE YOUR STYLE – APPLE BODY SHAPE

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The apple or round is characterized by a fuller waist. A apple will tend to gain weight around the middle. 

DO’S

  • Wear shirts or dresses that flow from under your bust, expanding at the waist.
  • Remember that drawing attention to your bust is different from looking top-heavy! You don’t need to wear elaborate necklaces or tops with ornate patterns near the neck. You already have a great bust, so it needs no adornments.

DON’T

  • You should also avoid wearing an outfit with a different pattern in the belly area. This will draw more attention to your belly.
  • Avoid wearing thick belts, which will draw more attention to your middle.
  • Avoid clingy shirts or dresses, which will also draw attention to your middle.

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