Flatter Your Figure

We all have different body shapes and figures and that is the reason why it everyone can flatter her body in different ways. Once you know what type of figure and characteristics you have, it all becomes easier! Have you ever wondered why some clothes fit certain people better, well there is a reason for it!

Some types of figures are curvy, short, narrow or broad shoulders, full or small bust and having a tummy.

Curvy: You need to focus on showing your waist. Find pieces of clothes that fall smoothly over your curves and avoid anything oversized and anything that ends loosely at the hips.

Tummy: Try creating a vertical line with your clothes. Try using long tops or shirts and avoid anything that is belted either in the waist or hips. It will accentuate your tummy even more!

Bust: If you have a full busts, try using V-necks and simple tops. Avoid puffy sleeves and baggy tops. Yet, if you have a small bust try using fitted tops and jackets and avoid any low-cut tops as well as loose ones.

Shoulders: If you have narrow shoulders try using tips with shoulder detail or with horizontal lines. Avoid raglan sleeves! However, if you have broad shoulders a tip would be using cardigans instead of jackets as well as avoiding shoulder pads.

Short: If you are a short person, you should focus in elongating your legs by wearing vertical lines from top to bottom. Avoid any horizontal prints!

Accentuating your physical appearance and characteristics is essential to making you look at your best! All you have to do is follow the previous tips and then, without even trying, you will know what clothes suit you best!

“The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.” 
Hubert de Givenchy