Our outfit is one of the most important aspects of our personality and social life. Nature has given men or women varying features and body structures. Some ladies are thin, some fat, some tall, some in combinations, etc. Therefore dressing has to be specified according to the body types and structure. One outfit that looks stunning on pear shaped figure might not suit at all to woman with rectangular body type. It is important to form a personal style statement that enhances your figure and individuality. You should never wear anything just the heck for it, nor follow fashion trends blindly! Your clothes speak a lot about yourself so fill-up your wardrobe according to your personal taste and suitability. Being fashionable is to wear that is combination of latest trends and accessories and outfit that suits your body structure and personality Fashion trends are there to help you add little variation to your dressing, so do not follow every fashion trend as such without personal consideration. Here are some basic tips for women with different body types.
Dressing tips for tall women
. The bottoms should be of pale, base coloured, earthy tones, it could be paired with bright coloured T-shirts or tops.
. Short blazers with multiple buttons create an illusion of shorter upper body.
. If you are tall and bulky with fat on upper part of the body then, always wear belts just above the natural waist area.
. Continuous outfit from head to toe should be avoided as it gives long appearance. Knee-length high boots with skirts and dresses will look good.
. To give a shorter appearance wear long tops exceeding upto the legs as it gives an illusion of shorter legs.
. The pants or trousers selected should have a cuffed appearance around the bottom, this would make the length of the trousers appear shorter than actual.
. Select prints that run across the width of the outfit as it will give a shorter look like horizontal lines. Also mix-n-match the tops and bottoms with mixture of light and dark colour shades.
. Wear broad belts, as they provide dividing line between the upper and bottom part of the body as a result height will look less.
. For footwear select flats rather than high heeled shoes or sandals.
. Big or huge floral prints would also look flattering on such bodies, overall printed outfit would also suit tall ladies.
. The length of skirt should be balanced. It should not be too short or too long as both would add inches to your height, the length of the skirt should be ending past knee.
. To give shorter look to legs strappy, shoes is also good option.
. Tall women can indulge in wide belts, avoid tight clothes and skirts that are to short or to long.
Dressing tips for plumpy women
. Free flowing soft fabrics in single tone gives slim look, so avoid starched or thick fabrics. Fabrics like chiffon, georgette, polyester or cotton silk should be preferred.
. Clothes with vertical lines create an illusion of slimness and height.
. For heavy legs- long skirts ending at the narrowest part of the calf would look good, also the skirt should be not gypsy style but with well defined shape that is not body hugging. Skirt ending just before ankle could also look flattering but not for women with fat ankles.
. Neither wear skin tight - tight fitting clothes nor too loose fitted clothes.
. Prefer darker shades of colours for clothing rather than light colours like- dark blue, maroon, black, brown, bottle green colour. If upper part of the body is more heavy than darker shades for the top and lighter shades for the lowers can be worn and vice-versa.
. If abs area is like hanging belly, wrap top is a good option. Usage of layering in same fabric and colour provides slim look.
. Sleeveless cuts should be avoided; also the top should never be padded.
. Do not wear big and huge prints. Instead opt for small prints, it will make you look bit lean.
. It is advisable to dress from head-to-toe in a single tone of colour preferably darker tones.
. Women with larger hips should go for A-line cut lowers as it flatters the onlooker and gives slimming effect. Patterning of the garment should be kept small as it gives more sophisticated and delicate look. Try to avoid large patterns.
. Choose jackets, tailored suits and shirtwaist dresses with straight, classic cuts. The length of top or T-shirt selected should pass your hips, that it the top should be long enough.
. Stick to A-line skirts or straight skirts, its length should not be less than knee length. The accessories including shoes should be in matching to the clothes worn so that it gives an overall slimmer look.
. Dressing in one colour tone or combination of colour tones similar in shade also hides those extra pounds.
. Do not wear flats, instead opt for high to medium heels that seems to lengthen your physique.
. If tummy is problematic avoid wearing pleated outfit. Also wearing narrow pants gives legs and thigh slimmer look.
. If you are wearing a suit with light inner then couple it with dark blazer or jacket as it withdraws the attention from bulky portion of the body and creates slimming appearance. Cargos and baggy pants add weight to your appearance so try to avoid them.
. Wear small floral prints rather than huge floral prints.
Dressing Tips for Small Women
. If you have shorter neck choose tops with deep neckline and long necklace as an accessory. Do not select tops with high collar and short necklaces that totally hug the neckline.
. Clothes with all over print should be avoided, but the print should be scattered here and there on the outfit, if possible on the well toned or shaped body parts so that more attention is diverted to that positive areas.
. Skirt or pants coupled with scarf with small prints that hang towards your legs will insert more height to your look.
. For accessories smaller bags coupled with high heeled shoes or sandals would look flattering on short height women.
. Try to avoid wearing short dresses.
. The skirts should be longer than midcalf, long skirts with fish cut would provide that much needed sensual look to your dressing.
. Tops with nice knitted texture, laces, small floral prints and plaids should be given preference.
. Use of thick vertical lines in plaids also adds inches to your appearance. The colour contrast should not be mild nor on extremes like blue with red as such would extreme make you look timid and shorter. The fitting should be perfect in line.
. Stick to soft and flowing fabrics like chiffon, crepe, georgette, polyester, etc.
. Vertical prints or strips provide a slimmer, trimmer appearance.
. Neckline with V-shape or similar types gives longer appearance of upper body.
. Accessorize yourself with long dangling earrings and pendants, silky or crepe scarves, sunglasses and shawls.
. Pants or trousers should be of proper length i.e. it should cover up the ankle at least, capris or shorter pants is not good choice for shorter women.
Dressing Tips for Very Thin Women
. Fullness and softness are your tricks of illusion. Outfit that is too tight or bare types should be avoided.
. Huge and large accessories could be worn, also boots than strappy sandals are good options to consider.
. Do not wear clothes with vertical design and stripes as it would make you look thinner. . Wear starched fabrics and fabric that is thick or fluffy like organza, cotton, jute, velvet, spur fabrics.
. Go for medium sized prints instead of huge or too small prints.
. Selection of too loose clothes would worsen the matter therefore clothes with proper fit that is the outfit should neither be too loose nor too clingy.
. Dark coloured clothes should be avoided, lighter shades or slight bright colours is a good option.
. Sleeveless clothes should be avoided as it exposes the thin arms.
. Trousers or pants with thicker material is a good option like linen, jeans, cotton, woolen pants for winter season. Cargos is also a good option.
Always wear clothes in which you feel comfortable in and yet it enhances your personality. You would definitely look good in such outfits. Before purchasing the clothes it is important to read its washing and after care instructions. Experiment with new clothes and styles should be in moderation. Select clothes that have proper cuts and fittings. Proper cuts in an outfit could really make you look sensuous, but it should be according to your figure type. Shapeless and too loose t-shirts are a perfect no-no for every woman. No matter what your body type is, every woman has some features that you love most so try to enhance that feature so that the attention of the onlooker is focused on positive features rather than less positive ones. For example- women with fat body structure might have proper shape in waist area so choose outfit that enhances the waist area. The main focus should be on coordinating perfect outfit with complementing jewellery, accessories and footwear and here you are ready to swap away the world by your charm.
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