Every woman sometimes has problems with finding the right dress. In the fitting room it turns out that only a small part of the model lies as it does on the mannequin. What is it all about? Not all styles are right for you.
There are 5 basic body types: hourglass, triangle, inverted triangle, rectangle and apple.
The picture above perfectly illustrates their characteristics. Let’s take a look at each type separately, emphasizing what cuts look best on each silhouette.
According to most people, this is the ideal figure. Its owners have practically equal sizes of bust and hips, and a well-defined narrow waist. Although we associate hourglass figure with a shapely, slender figure, full-figured women do not exclude belonging to this category. Hourglass shaped women maintain proportions typical for this type of figure. Fat on their body is deposited evenly, mainly in the breasts and buttocks.
What should hourglass-shaped women wear? Actually everything! But there are some recommendations, so as not to lose the advantages of your figure. If you recognize yourself as an hourglass:
Ladies with a triangle or pear figure have narrow shoulders and a small bust, a large waistline, as well as a wide pelvis and full hips.
When choosing a dress, women with this type of figure should pay special attention to the shoulders and bust. Exposing the upper body will draw attention away from overly wide lower parts. If you are a triangle, you should wear dresses:
Women with this type of figure must be very careful when choosing a dress. Inverted triangles have broad shoulders, narrow hips, slim waist and long legs. This figure type is also characterized by a medium to large bust and a small difference between the waist and hips. What dresses are suitable for an inverted triangle? Women built this way must set themselves the goal of balancing the proportions of the figure. This means the optical enlargement of the hips. To achieve this goal will help dresses, the bottom of which is arranged in the cut of a trapeze, tulip or umbrella, as well as pleated and flounced dresses that will add the desired volume to the hips. Another way to tame the figure will be:
Women with a figure type resembling a rectangle have similar bust, waist and hip circumferences. A rectangle is characterized by a lack of a waistline and fairly narrow hips. If you are a rectangle, you are faced with a large choice of dress styles:
Many believe that the apple shape is very awkward. Nothing could be further from the truth! With the right choice of dress cut, cut, and color you can look as beautiful as a classic hourglass. The apple figure is characterized by a little visible waist and often protruding belly, equal size of bust and hips and slender legs.
This silhouette looks quite hard, so when choosing a dress you should try to hide the imperfections, optically pull out the silhouette and give it a more feminine, refined look. The following styles of dresses will help you do this:
As you can see, choosing the perfect dress is a fully achievable goal. You just need to determine your figure type and follow the recommendations. Of course, the cut is not the only thing you should pay attention to when looking for the right dress. You should also be interested in the type of fabric and its color. But that’s already material for another article.
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