Women often spend hours in front of an open wardrobe, looking for the perfect dress for a special occasion. Finding a dress that will highlight your figure well, it can be very difficult to do without knowing
the exact type of your figure. Don't worry anymore!
We found 8 different body shapes and described their features and the best dress options.
Apple Body Shape
Apple has a fuller upper body (your bust is larger than the thighs and waist). Known “apples” include
Drew Barimore, Angelina Jolie and Tyra Banks. If you want to stun everyone at a party, choose a fitting dress to emphasize your waistline.
Inverted Triangle Body Shape
If your shoulders are wider than your hips and waist, you have a right triangle. Many models and
actresses have such forms, including Renee Zellweger, Demi Moore and Naomi Campbell. There are many
types of dresses you can wear but give up your V-neck, strapless dresses or one-shoulder dresses.
Sand Watch Body Shape
This shape is among the most beautiful – a large bust and a very small waist. Marilyn Monroe, Blake Lively,
Scarlett Johansson and Dita von Teis are famous “hourglasses”. These happy ladies can
they wear just about everything, but their figures will look best in these dresses: pencil dresses,
belt dresses, big neckline, mermaid dress.
Banana Body Shape
The banana-shaped shape is thinner and longer, with almost shapeless hips and busts.
Famous bananas include Jennifer Garner and Anne Hathaway. They can wear just about anything
kind of dress, but pencil dresses and bright colors emphasize their beautiful bodies best.
Pear Body Shape
If your hips are slightly fuller than your waist and bust, then you have a beautiful pear-shaped body.
Many celebrities share the same figure with you, including Kim Kardashian,
Shakira and Jennifer Lopez. Your goal is to make your upper leg align with your thighs
that you choose dresses with curls and flounces of the shoulders or thin shoulder pads.
Rectangle Body Shape
The rectangular body, otherwise known as a “sports” figure, is considered one of the most desired and
sexy in the world. Most dresses look great in this shape, but for best effect it's better to wear dresses that emphasize the waist. Also dresses with décolletage, pencil dresses and velvet dresses.
Rectangular celebrities include Natalie Portman, Kate Hudson, Keira Knightley and Cameron Diaz.
Spoon Body Shape
The spoon-shaped body is slightly different from the pear, with a more defined line of
the upper thigh, which looks more like a spoon. Celebrities who stand out
with “spoons” are Cheryl Burke, Beyonce and America Ferrera.
Dresses for this type of figure: pencil dresses with a more broken upper.
Diamond Body Shape
A diamond shaped body usually has more in the waist and thighs than in the shoulders and
breasts. This way, your goal is to add more harmony by choosing a belt dress,
which emphasizes the waist.
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