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BEST DRESSES THAT COMPLIMENT DIFFERENT BODY TYPES

Body shapes are affected by certain factors such as the bone structures, lifestyle, age,

Muscles, fat distribution as well as genes. Since all of us differ in all these factors,we  end up having different body structures. Each body shape is beautiful and unique in its own way.


There are no limits or restrictions for one to dress up in a certain style yet understanding your body shape plays a crucial role in enhancing the best part of your body making you feel confident and happy and you obviously deserve to feel that way :)


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So here are five most common body types:

1-APPLE SHAPED BODY TYPE

2-PEAR SHAPED BODY TYPE

3-ATHLETIC/RECTANGULAR SHAPED BODY TYPE

4-INVERTED TRIANGLE SHAPED BODY TYPE

5-HOURGLASS SHAPED BODY TYPE


Features of these body types:

1-Apple shaped body type- people who have this body type have shoulders which are broader than the hips,they don't have well defined shapes, and the area around the hips is not very curvy.


2-Pear shaped body type- people having this body type have a waist which is wider than their bust,have narrow shoulders compared to the hips,and fuller hips.


3-Athletic/Rectangular shaped body- people having this body type are not curvy, they don't have a very well defined waist as in they do not have a cinched waist, the shoulder and hips are almost equally wide,the overall body weight of people having this body shape is distributed evenly throughout the body.


4-Inverted triangle shaped body- people having this body type have shoulders which are broader than their hips ,their waist definition is almost negligible as the body

follows the shape of V.


5-Hourglass shaped body- people having this body type a very defined waist,their hips and shoulder have a proportional width. It is said to be a very proportionate and feminine type of body.


Now that there is a better understanding of different body types, here is the list of types of dress that will compliment each body type:


1 APPLE SHAPED BODY TYPE: people having this body type do not generally have a defined waist so that would be essentially the area from where one would like to draw the attention away from. People having this body type essentially have amazing legs, so flaunting it would be a great idea.


Also wearing dresses showing the neck area would also look great. Dresses having V necks, scoop necks would be amazing as people having this body type generally have a fuller bust and if they would wear a high neck,the whole attention would get drawn to that area and not everyone would be comfortable wearing it. Dresses with sleeve detailing would also look stunning.


Since people with this body type don't have a natural waist,an illusion of a waistline can be created by basically creating that cinching effect right below the bust area as that is the only portion in the upper body that goes in a bit. An empire line dress would fit like a dream on this body type.



2) Pear shaped body type- Since people having this body type have a heavier lower body,wearing dresses that will not draw the attention to the waist line would not be a great idea.Basically dresses which are boxy should be avoided as they will not be able to show off the body shape. Dresses which show the natural curves by sitting right around the hips and waist would look amazing.People with pear shaped body type should definitely give A-line, Wrap and Tulip dresses a shot.


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3)Rectangular/Athletic body type-People having this body type should keep an eye on the dresses which will allow them to show off their shape rather than hiding it just like how it was for pear shaped body type,boxy dresses should be avoided as they simply just go straight up and down.Dresses which are fitted or have a cinched waist are best suited for this body type. Off shoulder, wrap around and X-line dresses are supposed to suit this body type the best as they cinch the waist and also add volume to the top and bottom.


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4)Inverted shaped body type- people with this body type would look great in dresses that would grab attention away from the shoulders as they already have very broad shoulders,a dress that would be too slimming around the hip area would not be a great idea as well. Instead a dress that would be balanced from the shoulders and the hips would look great. Dresses that would fit the best on this body type have to be a pleated,A-line or a panelled waist dress.


5)Hourglass body type- people with this body type are suggested to opt for a fitted or body hugging dress rather than a bottom heavy or flowy dress as this body shape is already curvy enough so a bottom heavy dress will end up hiding the curves. Panelled waist,wrap and bias cut dress are considered the best for this body type as these help you to flaunt your curves.


TO CONCLUDE: Mentioned above are best dresses that would compliment different body types which are most common,but there are also people who find it difficult fitting themselves into any of these which is completely alright. One has to find the combination of these shapes and use these dressing guidelines.


EVERY BODY IS UNIQUE AND BEAUTIFUL, YOU JUST NEED TO UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT YOUR UNIQUENESS AND FIND THAT PERFECT STYLE WHICH YOU CAN SLAY!


Blog written by: Mansi Kalra

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