We all have those Pinterest boards, or a full gallery with styles we love. Sometimes, we manage to get the designs, but then they don't fit us the same as they did on the catalogue we saw. Need I remind you that every body shape is unique? Whether slim or fuller, we are all special, and when it comes to fashion, every body shape has its fit.

I emphasise that every body is unique and beautiful, and that you don’t need to lose weight or change yourself to feel better about your style. However, knowing your body shape helps you choose clothes that look better on you. We can only celebrate our bodies and features by wearing the right clothing, and guys, I’m here to tell you all you need to know about dressing better and working with your body shape instead of against it.

Let's start with the different types of female body shapes. The female body shapes include inverted triangle, rectangle, regular triangle (also referred to as pear shape), hourglass, and round or apple shape.

Hourglass Figure:

If you have an hourglass figure, then you must know you are really blessed to have a well-defined waistline. You can accentuate your curves by going for fitted and tailored clothing. Close-fitting clothes and flowing fabrics that have a more snug fit will show off your curves, but at the same time they won't appear or feel too tight. Wrap dresses and A-line dresses, for example, will make your wide hips and larger bust stand out.

Apple Shape:

Apple-shaped bodies tend to carry weight around the midsection. If you have an apple body shape, you should opt for simple tops, but trousers and skirts can be colorful and patterned. This will draw attention to your slender legs and at the same time it will balance your look.  

Pear Shape:

Pear-shaped bodies have a wider lower half, so you probably have wider hips and thighs and a narrower top half. If you have this kind of body, then its good to wear tops with embellishments or patterns, opting for A-line skirts, and choosing pants or jeans with a straight leg.

Rectangle Shape:

With the rectangle body shape, you wear the same size in tops and bottoms, you don’t have an overly defined waistline, and have a straight shoulder line and hips. Tips will include experimenting with peplum tops, creating the illusion of a smaller waist with belts, and opting for skirts or dresses with ruffles or pleats.

Inverted Triangle Shape:

Inverted triangle-shaped bodies have broader shoulders and narrower hips. Best Clothing Styles for an Inverted Triangle Body shape are cuts and styles that balance your broad shoulders, while adding some volume on your hips. Also play with colors by wearing darker on top and lighter on bottom as well as wide-leg pants, A-line skirts, and tops with V-necks or scoop necklines.

Remember, fashion is never about conforming to social standards, but about celebrating your individuality. So go ahead, experiment, and create your own signature style that showcases your beauty and personality.

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