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Guide to Everyday Fashion According to Your Body Type

Fashion is for everyone if you know how to style. There are diverse pieces of clothing, in colors, fabrics, designs, and prints, that one can lose count of. Everybody has a different body type. People from different age groups have different clothing and fashion needs. If you know how to style your clothes well, be it Indian or Western wear, you can easily carry stylish clothes on an everyday basis. Understanding your body type is a very integral step in the process of creating an ideal wardrobe for you.

People belong to different body types ranging from hourglass-shaped apple shapes, rectangle shapes, and inverted triangle shapes. Body types like pear-shaped body or straight-shaped are also some of the popular body types. The next step is identifying your body type. To do that you can measure the bust, waist, and hips with the help of an inch tape. This helps you create a generic guideline to do the shopping for yourself in the future. 

Following is a small guide to understanding your body type: 

  • If your shoulders are wider than your hips then you have an apple-shaped body. 
  • If you are hips are wider than your bust then you have a pear-shaped body. 
  • You may have a straight body shape when your hips waste and bust measure equally 
  • The next body shape is our glass figure when you have your hips and bust of the same measurement.

Here is a small guide for you to dress stylishly in all body types:

  1. Apple Shape

    Flowy dresses with A-line silhouettes work best to bring out femininity. This helps distract attention from the midsection of the body. V necklines are the ideal necklines for this shaped body. Avoid slim-fit pants as they create an illusion of a heavier upper body. Rather, go for flare pants with flowy tops. Add on a belt to your dress to create a cinching effect at the waist.

    You can check the following items to add to your wardrobe:
  • Printed Fit and Flare Dress:
    Feel girlish, bubbly, and happy vibes with this printed dress that exudes positivity with its bright colors and flowing silhouette. 
  • Casual Wear Plain Tunic:
    You can style this with denim for a casual look or white formal pants for neat and polished office attire.

  1. Pear Shape
    When you have a pear-shaped body, you can choose shirts and dresses that have elaborate sleeves and necklines. This would help draw attention to your half rather than your lower half of the body. You can play with necklines like V-shaped, round-shaped, Chinese collars. Even dresses go well with this body shape, that are flowy in silhouette. You can also opt for cotton tunics that have a fit and flare silhouette.

    You can check the following items to add to your wardrobe:
  • Button-Down Tunic:
    Pair this simple yet elegant button-down tunic with jeans or white pants and minimalist sandals for a classy look. Wear chunky boots and metal-based purses.
  1. Straight Shape
    You can go for straight-fitting coordinated sets if you are a straight-shaped body type. Wear belts to cinch the waist when wearing flowy dresses or tunics. Wear bright printed tunics and a heavy embroidery top.

You can check the following items to add to your wardrobe:

  • Dyed Fit and Flare Mini Dress:
    If you are into dyes and colors, then this piece is the choice for you. Pair this dress with minimal sandals, sneakers, and accessories to complete the look.
  • Midnight Meadow Co-Ord Set
    This black printed co-ord set combines comfort and style. It is a no-brainer to have this unique piece in your wardrobe.

  1. Hour Glass Shape
    A-line dresses work best for this body type. You can bring focus to your well-defined waist by wearing fitted tops and dresses. Avoid shapeless and boxy wear because that will not flatter your body.

You can check the following items to add to your wardrobe:

  • Attractive Georgette Dress For Women
    Georgette makes for an effortless lightweight fabric. When picked in black, the dress provides a flare and elegant silhouette, which can easily make for a happy look.

Make complete use of this lookbook to flaunt your everyday style.

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