Dresses for Diamond Body Shape

195276877.jpgDiamond Body Shape women have prominently rounded midriff.

 

1. Wear fabrics that flow over the body and don’t cling or stick out to the body. So opt for fabrics like georgette, poly cotton, soft cotton and avoid fabrics like brocade or hosiery.

2. Straight fit dresses are apt for this shape, however, if you opt for A-line, keep the waistline clean and simple. 3. Don’t wear any dress, that has a fit and flare, or design detail, embellishment, pattern around the waist. It will highlight the roundness of the midriff.

3. Don’t wear any dress, that has a fit and flare, or design detail, embellishment, pattern around the waist. It will highlight the roundness of the midriff.

4. All design details can be around the shoulder area or hem of the dress.

5. Uneven hemline and small scale will print create interest in the outfit.

6. Wear dresses that are at least knee length to give an illusion of length.

7. Opt for sleeves that end around your bust and not around your stomach.

8. Belts for dresses, pleats or peplum is a complete no.

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Skirts for Diamond Body Shape

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Diamond Body Shape women have a rounded midriff.

1. Wear skirts that have a flat fronted elastic band/side zipper/buttons.

2. Whether its straight fit or A-line, keep the waistline empty and simple.

3. The uneven hemline of the skirt will create interest in the outfit.

4. Wear skirts that are at least knee length to give an illusion of length in the body.

5. Avoid fancy belts, gathered waist skirts or any skirts with a cinched waist. Also, avoid any type of design detail around the waist.

6. Wear fabrics that flow over the body and don’t cling or stick out to the body. So opt for fabrics like poly cotton, Polyester with elastane, soft cotton and avoid fabrics like hosiery.

8. It is a myth that people with midriff should wear low waist skirts. Low waist skirts will let your stomach hanging, hence always opt for mid waist.

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Dresses for Rectangular Body Shape

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Rectangular Body Shape have a straight body line, hence the idea is to create a faux waistline.

  • Dresses that are pleated or Belted, Peplum, even sheath dresses look lovely on this body shape.
  • If you have a small bust an average neck then high necklines work well.
  • Dreses with halter necks will give you an appearance of a bigger bust
  • Avoid shapeless dresses, for more formal events.
  • Anti-fit is a style and is cautious of not overdoing this style.

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Skirts for Round Body Shape

Skirts for Round Body Shape
Round Body Shape women have fuller upper and lower body.
Invest in skirts that are straight cut in style, prefer design patterns that are small to medium sized with narrow spacing. Invest in skirts with unusual hemlines so the attention goes to the detailing and not on the body size.
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Dresses for Round Body Shape

Dresses for Round Body Shape

 

Round Body Shape women have fuller upper and lower body.
Invest in dresses that are straight cut in style, wear simple empire cuts, prefer design patterns that are small to medium sized with narrow spacing. Invest in dresses with unusual hemlines so the attention goes to the detailing and not on the body size. Shift dresses also work very well.
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Tops for Rectangular Body Shape

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As discussed in Rectangular Body Shape, the aim is to create a defined waist curve.
Wear peplum tops, bodycon tops, wrap blousons, shirts that can be styled with belts to emphasize/create the faux waistline.

Opt for wider / lower necklines such as deep V, boat neckline to give an illusion of a broader shoulder.

All types of sleeves look good, however, halter necks work the best in a casual environment and 3/4th looks best in a formal setting.

 

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Diamond Body Shape

 

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Characteristics of a Diamond Body Shape:

  • Narrow Hips, Thighs, and Butt
  • Heavy Waist Line
  • Narrow Shoulders and Bust
  • Rounded Midriff

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

My two rules on Shape

  1. Highlight the fact that upper body and lower body are in the same line.
  2. Camouflage the wider waistline.

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Round Body Shape

 

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Characteristics of a Round Body Shape:

  • Heavy Hips, Thighs and Butt
  • Small to No waist curve
  • Heavy Shoulders and Bust
  • Rounded Body Line

A Round body shape will be a large body frame.

With a weight loss Round body shape have tendencies to form another body shape.

My two rules on Shape

  1. Highlight the body line with well tailored and well fitted clothes.
  2. Camouflage the body line with nice clean cuts and sift flow fabrics

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