To best dress yourself, understanding your body shape is an important and helpful place to begin with. We believe that personal style is all about feeling fabulous in the clothes that you’re wearing as well as helping to exude confidence in who you are. By knowing the answer to this question, you will learn how to play up your prettiest body feature with the styles that you have in your closet. You will also have so much fun adapting trends for your unique body shape!
Your body shape is simply the front-on silhouette. It is based on your bone structure. There are five most common types of body shapes:
Finding out your body shape is easy. First, wrap a measuring tape around your body and measure the widest part of your shoulders. Second, measure the fullest part of your bust – not under. Third, measure the narrowest part of your waist. Lastly, measure the fullest part of your hips, which is around the hip bone area.
1. RECTANGLE / ATHLETIC
4. INVERTED TRIANGLE
Strategic dressing – drawing attention to our best body features, while shifting attention away from other less aesthetically pleasing areas. Our personal styling service will help you master the skills of creating an illusion of a visually appealing body outline, for the eye of the beholder to see you in your desired figure. We provide professional advice and consultant on what to wear and what to avoid. Click here to join us now!
Text by Angela Leung , Fashion Editor
Graphic by Cindy Wang