Jackets for Hourglass Body Shape

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For Hourglass Body Shape women, have Rounded shoulders, Bust, Hips and thighs with a very narrow waist.

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Dresses for Hourglass Body Shape

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  • Hosiery / Stretchy materials will hug your curves so if you are okay with that then opt for those fabrics. if you are a plus size hourglass, then better to avoid this fabric.
  • Also, avoid stiff fabrics, it will end up looking boxy. Soft fabrics like knit, soft cotton, silk and blend will gently drape over the body.
  • Wrap dresses are great as well. They pull the fabric around the waist without adding extra volume to your bust.
  • Fuller hourglasses / Plus size hourglass tend to look top heavy if the necklines are not kept in check. Opt for round, v necks. Avoid boat neck or fully covered necklines.
  • Avoid design details that add volume to your bust or hips.

Hourglass Body Shape

 

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Characteristics of a Hourglass Body Shape:

  • Average or Heavy Hips, Thighs and Butt
  • Narrow Waist curve
  • Average or Heavy Shoulders and Bust
  • Curved Body Line

A Hourglass body shape can be Small, medium or large body frame, depending on their built and other body variations.

With a weight loss or gain Hourglass body shape have tendencies to form another body shape.

My two rules on Shape

  1. Highlight the curvier upper body and lower body .
  2. Create an illusion of an average waist curve.

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Tops for Hourglass Body Shape

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As discussed in Hourglass Body Shape, women of this shape have Rounded shoulders, Bust, Hips and thighs with a very narrow waist.

 

Choose tops accentuate the shoulders and bust and at the same time takes the attention away from narrow waist. Peplum Tops, belted tops, tops with pre defined waist line works very well.

Hosiery / Stretchy materials will hug your curves so if you are okay with that then opt for those fabrics. if you are a plus size hourglass, then better to avoid this fabric.Also, avoid stiff fabrics, it will end up looking boxy. Soft fabrics like knit, soft cotton, silk and blend will gently drape over the body.

Fuller hourglasses / Plus size hourglass tend to look top heavy if the necklines are not kept in check. Opt for round, v necks. Avoid boat neck or fully covered necklines.

Avoid design details that add volume to your bust or hips.

 

Read about Pants, Skirts , Dresses and Jackets for this body type.