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Quick Tips: How to Dress for Your Body Type

Updated: Jun 3, 2020

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  • Do wear pieces that create the illusion of curves like scoop neck and cinched waists.

  • Wear layers like coats and belts to add more dimension to your shape.

  • Experiment with colorful tops and bottoms.

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  • Wear pieces with adjustable waists to draw attention to your curves.

  • Experiment with wrap dresses and sheath tops.

  • Do not wear pieces that hang too loosely over your body like peasant tops.

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  • Wear dresses and tops that are fitted under your bust and arms.

  • Do wear pieces that fit your silhouette and avoid pieces that are bulky around the bosom.

  • Avoid wearing skirts above the knee as it can make you appear just a little bit shorter.

  • Look for pieces that are longer to add some height to your shape and do not wear coats or fitted blazers that end.

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  • Experiment with light tops and contrasting bottoms.

  • Try wearing boat neck and square necklines to draw attention to your upper half.

  • Camouflage hips with a-line skirts.

  • Try wearing pointy shoes and boot cut pants to elongate your legs.

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