Dressing according to your body type, requires knowledge and self-confidence. Change your style that fits perfectly to your body. You should embrace your body type and never criticize yourself and your body. We are all beautiful as we are, we should dress to look beautiful regardless of our body shapes. To have this feeling, this guide will help you find the right cuts of your new dress for your body shape.
Most important: Try clothes before buying, make sure they fall naturally on your body instead you forcing them to look beautiful, have patience, try out different options. This article will mainly focus on plus size ladies who have a hard time deciding how to dress up.
Identify your body shape. Knowing your body shape will help you to understand what you need in your wardrobe. Get yourself a body identity chart and see which shape defines you.
The common body shapes of women are apple, pear, hourglass, diamond, triangle, rectangle, and oval. The shape, height, and weight of your body are essential when it comes to the selection of dresses. A wide variety of plus size dresses are available on our website.
Let see how to dress an apple, pear, hourglass and rectangle according to our Fashion Designer.
1. Dressing up Apple Shaped Women:
The most common specification of an apple shaped body is that it has a broad chest, slim legs, and bulky tummy. The ideal dressing of apple-shaped women is to have a waist-defining dress. In this way, you carry most of your weight in the mid and upper section of your body.
Mostly the apple shaped women have broad shoulders so you can buy deep V necks, pencil skirts, flare dresses, stylish fit skirts (to show off your legs), pair of skinny jeans, wrap dresses, boyfriend jeans, strapless dresses, hip-length jackets, printed bottoms, ruching details or A-line cut.
Look for tailored and structured pieces. You can also take your dressing ideas from Rebel Wilson. Apple shape is sometimes also called oval or diamond shape.
2. Dressing up a pear shaped women:
The most common specifications of the pear-shaped body are wide hips, thick legs, and thick thighs, narrow shoulders, and a small defined waist. If you are pear shaped you should focus on balancing your upper body with the lower body; The dress should help to highlight your body shape even though, you might face issues in finding bottoms to fit your small waist and ample hips so you can get them custom made by your tailor.
You can buy detailed and printed tops, high waisted pants, flat front pants, long jackets, skinny and boot cut jeans, blazers, belts (for showing your waists), fit and flare dresses and specially A-dresses. You can take your dressing ideas from Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez, and Beyoncé. The pear shape is also called nearing hourglass shape sometimes.
3. Dressing up hourglass shaped women:
This is the most coveted shape in all body types; because it is very proportionate. The most common specifications of the hourglass-shaped body are a defined waist, broad chest, and a full round bottom.
As both Apple and hourglass shaped women have larger chest; you should buy things which flatter and fit to your body. This body shape looks good in classic styles and cuts. You can purchase bodycon dresses, high waist pants, and jeans, structured tops, sheath dress, peplum, or pencil skirts.
You can take your dressing ideas from Scarlett Johansson, Christina Hendricks, and Salma Hayek. Hourglass figures are close to pear-shaped figures.
4. Dressing up rectangle shaped women:
The main specifications of a rectangle shape body are an undefined waist, same sized hips, and bust. Women with this shape look boyish and boxy. You should buy clothes that show a curvy shape of your body. You can purchase bold printed dresses, asymmetrical cuts like a tulip skirt, ruffled tops, heavy knits, tiered styles, wide leg jeans and pants or peplum. You can take your dressing ideas from Queen Latifa and Opera Winfrey.
To sum up
We hope that this little dress up guide helped you in understanding your body and buying the right dresses. We wrote this article to make shopping easier for you by choosing according to your body shape. Most women shapes have all characteristics of a specific body shape like pear-shape or apple-shape; your body can be a mixture of two shapes, i.e., pear shape and rectangle shape.
You have to mix and match the dresses and see what suits your body best. For this, you can click here and order your own personalized dress that makes you comfortable depends on your body type.