We’re well on the way to making your shopping experience more pleasurable. We know our shape and have a better understanding of what styles look best on our body. If we need to smooth the lines under our apparel, we’ve been introduced to shapewear. We even know what colors enhance our features and those to avoid. Let’s take a look at how balance plays a part when you are choosing clothes.
Tim Gunn, fashion guru, has an interesting article on this topic with a cute trick to help keep styles aligned with your natural shape. Molly Hardin has another perspective on proportion as it relates to achieving the appearance of an hour glass figure (perfect symmetry) through clothing choices.
Just a reminder: if you have on a loose top, make sure you pair it with a slimmer line on the bottom; if the top is a more fitted shape, then wear those wider pants and fuller skirts.
The style and shape specific articles are filled with suggestions that assure you are put together in proportion to your height, weight, and shape. Click on the links above if you haven’t already read them.
Here are a few photo’s to give you a visual on different proportions: