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Article: How To Dress For Your Body Shape

How To Dress For Your Body Shape

How To Dress For Your Body Shape

Have you ever wondered why some outfits bring out your best looks while others do not? Well, it’s not as puzzling as it sounds. To understand your unique body type, you need to grab a measuring tape and put down your measurements first. 

Now, refer to our guide to determine your body shape before you start eyeballing those beautiful western dresses online that are so capable of standing the test of time, when it comes to cherry-picking your wardrobe favorites. Besides, it’s a less wasteful, conscious and a super-organized way of going about shopping as a consumer of fashion, since you're only buying what looks good on you naturally, every time you wear it.  

Let’s dive into it. Here are some basic styling tips to suit your specific body type/ shape:

  1. Pear-Shaped Femme 

 If your waist is wider than your bust, you have fuller hips with narrow shoulders and a fuller rear, it seems like you’re a pear shape! V-necks, boat necks and bell sleeves are your best allies in accentuating those narrow shoulders.

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  1. Apple-Shaped Silhouettes 

You may be an apple shape if you have a heavier upper body in comparison to your lower body. That means you have broader shoulders than your hips, an undefined waistline and a bulky middle. 

Best-suited outfits include A-line dresses, printed or patterned dresses with 3/4th or full sleeves and monochrome looks! 

Find a perfect combination of all of those things in this perfect mustard dress that is a beautiful piece to add to your wardrobe - shop here.


  1. Hourglass-Shaped Figure

Do you often get commented on how curvy you look? If you have almost even measurements of your shoulders and hips along with a well-defined waistline, chances are that you may be an hourglass body type. It means that you have a generally well-proportioned shape, which will make you look great in anything that fits like a glove.

Go crazy over form-fitted formal clothing to show off those curves and experiment all you want with sleeves or no sleeves!  Avoid loose-fitted silhouettes or simply add a belt.

Show off and flaunt those perfect curves in this ever-so-classy dress perfect for any occasion  - Shop here!


  1. Rectangle-Shaped Body Type

You’re not particularly curvy, your shoulders and hip measurements are nearly the same, and you have a straight, undefined waist. If that sounds like you, you may be a rectangle-shaped dilemma! 

Sleeveless and stand collar should be your go-to style to add some definition to your silhouette. Also, A-line cuts are your thing! 

Explore from our collection of smart and casual office wear for women handpicked by our stylist to complement your athletic body shape - shop here.

Now that you know the basics of dressing up for your body type, better get on with it and engage in the most therapeutic activity of picking out your favorite styles from our online store, according to your particular shape. 





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