The body type is influenced by a lot of things, like genes, age, or muscle mass. Knowing your body type and knowing how to dress for your body type will make you look more confident and attractive.
How to dress according to your body type
Part of the uniqueness of the human body is that it comes in different sizes and shapes.
In this article, we talk about some of the common body types and how to dress according to your body type.
1.The triangle body type
This can also be called the pear body type. Women with this body type often have fuller hips than fuller upper bodies. This means that the hips are more noticeable than the bust or other parts of the upper body. Women with a triangle body shape typically have a small waist and narrow shoulders.
How to dress when you have a triangle body type:
- Wear clothes with boat, round, or heart necklines.
- Wear blazers with shoulder pads.
- Avoid skinny jeans.
- Invest in off-shoulder or strapless dresses.
- Wear A-line skirts.
2.The hourglass body shape
Just like the shape of an hourglass, a person with an hourglass body shape has both a fuller upper body and a fuller lower body, but a small and defined waist. It’s often called the figure 8.
How to dress when you have an hourglass body shape:
- Wear belts around the waist.
- Wear clothes with oval, jewel, or rounded necklines.
- Wear fitted sleeves.
- Wear wraps or keyhole tops.
- Invest in high-waisted and flared trousers.
3.The rectangular body shape
A person with a rectangular body shape has similar measurements in the upper body, lower body, and waist. It is also called “the straight” or "banana body” type.
How to dress when you have a rectangular body shape:
- Wear tube dresses.
- Wear clothes with a sweetheart or V-neckline.
- Wear clothes with a detailed collar.
- Wear flare plants.
4.The inverted triangle body shape
It's often referred to as the "apple body shape." People with an apple body shape often have a burst larger than their hips and an undefined waist.
How to dress when you have an inverted triangle body shape:
- Wear clothes that show off your legs.
- Invest in push-up bras.
- Wear clothes with a wide and low neckline.
- Wear clothes with loose or flared sleeves.
- Avoid ruffled skirts
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