No matter who or what size you are, if you love yourself then you are the star…
The human mind is a very peculiar object. It is constantly comparing you with your prior self. The world of females today, revolve around the axis of shape and size. The beautiful-yet-not-so-perfect girl seems to have taken a backseat and withdrawn into the shadows of ambiguity. Plastic and made up dolls turn the roving heads of men and make their tongues waggle.
You can’t change the world but you can certainly change yourselves. With a little here and there you can turn into the princess you always dreamt of being. The trick lies within the balancing act. Morph yourselves into a glam doll or a pretty college girl look. Step out of your cocoon and spread your wings of beauty and then the world won’t feel so bad, after all.
The most important thing to know is your body type. Knowing your body shape and what category you fall in, is like half the battle won. Basically there are six kinds of female body types:
- Smaller top and wider bottom or the triangle body type and more popularly known as the pear shaped body
- Bigger top and smaller bottom or the inverted triangle
- Similar size top, waist and bottom or the rectangle or banana body type
- Almost same size top and bottom with a narrow waist, popularly known as the hourglass figure
- Narrow top and bottom and a wider waist line known as the diamond figure
- Heavy bust line and hips with a wide waistline is also known as the round body type.
Now is where the drama unfolds. After knowing what body type you fall under comes the part where you need to decide what kind of clothes, colour and print will suit your body type. There is a universal rule which should be followed religiously. Black makes a person look slimmer while white makes a person look fuller.
Smaller top and wider bottom or the triangle body type: Females with such a body type generally have an average bust and narrow shoulders with fuller hips. Mostly the middle aged Indian women sport such a body type. If you fall under this category then one of the most appropriate dresses for you are the ones with empire line. Such dresses, tops or kurtis will make your bust look fuller and in proportion to your hips. Do not go for tops crinching around the waist as they will emphasize your hips. Wear tops which end a little below your hips. You can also wear tops with horizontal stripes around the bust area to make them look fuller. As for bottoms, avoid slim fit jeans and mini skirts.
Bigger top and smaller bottom or the inverted triangle: Girls falling under this category should wear tops with vertical stripes to de-emphasize the upper torso of their body. Avoid dresses with power shoulders. Team up your dresses with broad belts as they will lay emphasis on your waist and hips. As for bottoms wear skirts with volume or try the tiered or pleated skirts. Avoid huge prints on the body and stick to monochrome colours or tiny prints.
Almost same size top and bottom with a narrow waist, popularly known as the hourglass figure: The most envied figure of all times. Popularly known for its perfect size and shape this figure has grabbed a lot of called and uncalled for attention. Females with an hourglass body type should wear fitting clothes which naturally reveal their curves. Low neck tops look sexy. Avoid empire line or loose dresses or tops as they will hide your figure. As for bottoms, sport the low waist fitting bottoms which will show off your curves. Pencil shirts and dresses look best on such a body type.
Similar size top, waist and bottom or the rectangle body type: Such females do not sport much of the curves but that should not stop them from looking good. Such body type females should try to create an illusion of curves. Try on different kinds of belts to create interest and to make the waist look slimmer. Power shoulder tops with fitting bottoms will also create an interest. Try bottoms with volume which will make the waist look smaller like pleated, flared or tiered skirts or trousers Avoid teaming up a fitting top with a fitting bottom or vice versa as it will ruin the look. Different kinds of prints work well with such a body type. Long or ankle length dresses are a perfect fit for any Rectangle body type-Floor length dress wether strapless, print or Maxi type will turn you into a sweetheart.
Smaller top and bottom and a wider waist line known as the diamond figure: Such women should try to de-emphasize their waist by wearing tops loose around their waist. Empire lines should work well with such body types. Such women can experiment with various kinds of necklines. Low waist jeans and broad belts should be avoided. Avoid tops or dresses with bigger prints.
Heavy bust line and hips with a wide waistline is also known as the round body type: Females with such a body type should not feel left out. With the right kind of dressing anybody can create magic. Women with such a body type should wear V-neck and vertical prints as it makes them look slimmer. Smaller prints should be avoided as gives a broader look. Straight cut bottoms look good on such a figure. Tight fitting and tapering bottoms should be avoided.
So next time you go out shopping keep in mind these little important things and life won’t be boring anymore.
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