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Your Fashion Signature: Dressing for Your Body Shape: Pt 2

Your Fashion Signature…             

And When You Should Sign

By MaryssaJoy

 

Dressing for (Your Name Here) Part 2: Women Only

 


Rectangle

“It gives you such a glow just to know you’re wearing lipstick and heels!”-Bye Bye Birdie

Flattering Accessories

~Long strings of beads

~Add belts to outfits

Avoid

~ Bags that are dainty or frilly

~ Choker style necklaces

As for shoes, go for…

~Strappy stiletto heels

~Ballerina pumps

Avoid

~Avoid knee boots with no shape

~Loafers

As for jeans…

~ Larger back pockets that are spread far apart to make your bottom look fuller.

~If they have flaps on them even better

~Jeans with lighter fades on the thighs will help give them shape

~Jeans that are low-rise and that have a straight fit from the hip to the knee with a slight flare


Apple

“This shape looks best when wearing simple designs, rather than excessive flounces and gathers.  When looking for items to add to your wardrobe, always think simple style.” –Shapeyourstyle.com

Flattering Accessories

~Have fun with big necklaces and dangly earrings

~Bags with a long shoulder strap

~Scarves can be an alternative to a necklace

Avoid

~Bulky bags that sit under your arm

~Chunky buckled belts

As for shoes, go for…

~Chunky wedges             

~Go for a bright colour!

Avoid

~Very pointy toes

~Square toe loafers

As for jeans, go for…

~Jeans that have a rise that is lower than your natural waist

~Look for jeans that have back pockets with flaps

~Lighter washes and/or jeans with fading

~Boot-cut and flared legs


Pear

“Use unusual or chunky jewelry to draw the eye upwards and stick to handbags that sit under the shoulder.” -FashionWorld

Flattering Accessories

~Make a statement with a bold necklace and earrings

~Add color with a bright scarf

Avoid

~Low slung belts

~Long strap bags that rest at the thigh

As for shoes, go for…

~Shoes with a pointed toe

~A rounded toe shoe

~Peep toe shoes

Avoid

~Stiletto heels

As for jeans, go for…

~Flared or have a wide-leg jeans

~Straight legged jeans are also a good for a sleek slimmer look.

~Go for mid-rise dark jeans (the darker the better) and dark pants. 


Hourglass

Flattering Accessories

~Belts around the waist

Avoid

~Hip belts                                                           

~Huge jewelry

As for shoes, go for…

~Round toe shoes

~Peep toe high heels

Avoid

~Ankle boots with skirts

~Very pointy shoes

As for jeans, go for…

~cut with larger hips, and a smaller waist.

~ jeans that are slightly flared, or have a wide leg, this will balance out your hips

~Mid-rise jeans are the way to go…but

~low-rise jeans work great as well as long as they are not too low

Thank you for reading! I hope you all got something out of these “shape” articles! I know they helped me a lot! Even if you don’t want to apply them every day, they are helpful rules when picking out a nice outfit. Next time I believe I’ll be doing an article on men’s style!

If you have any questions or comments please send them and your first name to maryssa_joy@yahoo.com with the words “style blog” contained in the title so I’ll know to read it. I may use these in the blog sometime so write me!

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