Know Your Body Shape

How to find the right clothes for your body shape.

5/19/20232 min read

Choosing the right clothing for your body shape is an essential part of looking and feeling your best. When you wear clothes that flatter your body shape, you not only look great, but you also feel confident and comfortable. However, determining your body shape and finding clothes that fit well can be a challenge. In this post, we'll discuss how to identify your body shape and choose clothing that flatters your figure.

Identify Your Body Shape

The first step in choosing the right clothing for your body shape is to identify your body shape. There are five main body shapes; pear, apple, hourglass, rectangle, and inverted triangle. If you are not sure what body shape you are, try this Body Type Calculator

  • Pear - Your hips are wider than your shoulders, and you have a defined waistline

  • Apple - Your shoulders are wider than your hips, and you carry weight around your midsection

  • Hourglass - Your shoulders and hips are about the same width, and you have a defined waistline

  • Rectangle - Your shoulders, waist and hips are about the same width

  • Inverted Triangle - Your shoulders are wider that your hips, and you have a relatively narrow waistline

Once you have identified your body shape, you can start looking for clothes that flatter your figure

Highlight your best features

When choosing clothing, it's essential to highlight your best features. For example, if you have an hourglass figure, you can highlight your waistline by wearing a belt of form-fitting dress. If you have long legs, you can wear high-waisted pants or skirts to show them off. Similarly, if you have a small waist, you can wear ops that cinch at the waist to draw attention to it.

Choose clothes that fit well

When if come to choosing clothing for your body shape, fit is everything. Clothes that are too tight or too loose can make you look unflattering and frumpy. Make sure you try on clothes before you but them and pay attention to how they fit. Look for clothing that fits your body well and accentuates your best features.

Experiment with different styles

Don't be afraid to try different styles of clothing. You never know what might look great on you until you try it. Experiment with different colours, patterns and textures to find what works best for your body shape. For example, if you have an apple-shaped figure, you can try wearing flowy tops and dresses that skim over your midsection.

Embrace your body shape

Above all, it's essential to embrace your body shape and wear clothes that make you feel confident and comfortable. Don't try to hide or change your body shape to fit into a certain style or trend. Instead, focus on wearing clothes that flatter your figure and make you feel good.

Choosing the right clothing for your body shape is all about highlighting your best features, choosing clothes that fit well, experimenting with different styles and embracing your body shape. By following these tips, you can look and feel your best in any outfit.

Happy Wearing,

Mel xx