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Dressing for your body shape

Monday, October 31, 2011

Here, at Yours Clothing, we have the perfect clothes to help you feel amazing.

Forget about size, what you need to remember is to wear clothes which suit your shape. There are four main body shapes for women – Apple, Hourglass, Pear and Busty.

But which one are you?

Apple

A softer and fuller middle with slimmer legs and bottom

You should wear:

Straight clothes made from soft fabrics to avoid volume
Empire lines – where the waist line is just above the bust
Clothes which fall from your shoulders
V-necked tops and wide legged trousers

Hourglass

Curvy bust and lips with a defined waist
You should wear:

Scoop neck or deep V-neck tops
Wraparound tops to accentuate your waist
Pencil, bias or full skirts
Flat fronted trousers
Tailored shirts , jackets and coats

Pear

Curvaceous hips and bottom with a smaller bust and shoulders
You should wear:

Frills and ruffles on your top half to balance with the lower half
Slash neck tops
Bootcut trousers
Lighter coloured tops with darker bottoms

Busty

Voluptuous bust with narrower hips and bottom
You should wear:

V-necklines
Patterned skirts creating interest on the lower half
A-line and maxi skirts to create a balanced silhouette
Flared or bootcut trousers





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