12 Different Body Shapes Of Women July 1, 2016

Women are beautiful! Their bodies have been designed beautifully by God and the shapes are “oh-so-fabulous”! Weight is often distributed in an unequal manner throughout the body. Some women tend to be heavy on the stomach area and some are heavy around the waist. Some have larger buttocks and some have them wide. There are pros and cons to every kind of shape and figure. If you are confused as to what shape you have, this article should take care of that problem and tell you which category you belong to and what kind of clothes you should wear.

Let us go through all the Body shapes that women across the globe possess:

1. The Straight Body Shape:

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The straight body shape is the supermodel body. They have the same measurements for all sections of their body. The waistline however isn’t that well defined. This is why the body tends to look straight. This type has also been called rectangular or ruler body. The bottom is quite heavy though. Women who possess straight bodies should wear tube dresses. It would look absolutely charming. Not only does it suit the shape of one’s body, but also highlights her features. A nice belt along with the dress would be a stunner. Women with straight bodies should not go for something that highlights the waist section. That would steal the limelight from her and focus on her flaws, and that is definitely something she should avoid. A belt or chain is always suitable for this category. This will also help you to create that slim and sexy hour glass shape you must have desired for.

2. Pear Body Shape:

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The pear shaped bodies are those who have large hips and a tiny bust. This type of body is also known as triangle shape. This shape has a very well defined shape and shows off those curves well. Women who have pear shaped bodies tend to have hips that are wide compared to the rest of their body. The waist section looks beautiful if a pear shaped woman dresses the right way. These ladies tend to gain weight on their upper body before anything else. This shape is quite common among the ladies and has been found more often than other shapes. Women with pear shaped bodies should stick to wearing bright and beautiful tops. Gorgeous bracelets and accessories should be used to highlight the appearance.

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3. Apple Body Shape:

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Next, we come to the beautiful apple body shape. It has also been called the V shaped or the inverted triangle body. These ladies have well defined waists. However, the bust tends to be larger than the hip section. Ladies with shapes like these tend to have slimmer legs. They also tend to put on weight first in the upper body section than the rest. Fashion advice for women with apple shaped bodies would be to refrain from wearing clothes that lays emphasis on the upper body section. Clothes, which have a whole lot of ruffles and chain or even some fancy designs will draw all the attention towards them and in that way you will have to fret less over the upper section of your body, which is wider than the rest.

4. Spoon Body Shape:

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There are few women who also possess a spoon shaped body. This one is also quite fascinating and beautiful to look at. Here you will find large hips. They tend to be bigger than the rest of the body. They do tend to create a nice shape that resembles the number 8. These ladies tend to gain weight in the upper section of their body, especially their stomach. Love handles tend to be the biggest issue about these body types. You tend to easily gain weight in your thighs and arms section whereas your legs and lower arms are worth flaunting. If you have a spoon shaped body, it would be advisable to wear tops that have empire waists. You could try V or U necks to enhance your appearance. Also, try strapless tops. That would be a stunner for sure. Don’t forget to try those tops that have fancy embellishments around the buttocks. You are going to look marvelous indeed. Always remember that you need to draw attention towards the upper body instead of the tummy. You have to create a balanced figure with the help of the clothes you select.

5. Hourglass Body Shape:

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If you have an hourglass body shape, you are lucky! Your body looks similar to Kim Kardashian! Isn’t that amazing? If she can look killer in her outfits, so can you! Your buttocks are going to be very well balanced and the waist is also defined beautifully. Your buttocks are going to be round naturally and your body shall be in proportion throughout. You are surely an example of balance and harmony! For women with hour glass body shapes, it would be best to wear tops that come with belts, tops that are firm and fitting, tailored jackets as well as t-shirts would also look lovely. You can accentuate that gorgeous look of the waist and look like an absolute diva. Since women with such a unique and lovely shape tend to have lovely legs naturally, you should go ahead and play with skirts with different lengths. You can always create a sexy and curvy look with what you wear.

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6. Oval Body Shape:

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When you have a body that is oval in shape, your bust will be larger than the rest of your body. The hips will be narrow and the midsection shall look full. Women with these body shapes tend to gain weight in their stomach before anywhere else. The waist is not very well-defined and ends up being the widest section of the body. The buttocks are not round at all. Instead, they are flat. However, your legs tend to be very slender. Since your legs are the best asset, you should flaunt this the most. Fashion advice for women with oval shaped bodies would be tops that tend to flare towards the hip section, those which have details that are vertical in nature. You should also go for U or V necks. Make sure they are wide enough. A nice belt around the waist should also look good. Always remember you have to create an illusion. You have to make the waist section look well defined and beautiful. This is why you should wear clothes that add curves to your body. Go ahead and try a couple of skirts. But, you shouldn’t go for something that isn’t too short.

7. Diamond Shaped Body:

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If your body shape is like a diamond, your hips are going to broad. The bust will be narrow comparatively along with the shoulders. Your midsection shall look full again like the oval shaped body. These ladies tend to gain weight around the stomach again. The waist isn’t that well defined. It happens to be the most well defined section of your whole body. You might be having a little more weight in the upper legs. The lower legs are shaped well and they happen to be your body’s most beautiful feature. So, you should dress accordingly. Since your arms are also slender and well shaped, you may also lay emphasis on them. The key to dressing well would be by creating a wonderful balance with your bust. This will make the waist look lovely. You could also look for those clothes that have curves. This will add fullness to the upper section of your body. You can go for pants and skirts that will make you look slimmer. Since you have sexy lower legs, make an effort to show them off! Fashion advice for these ladies would be tops which have nice belts for the waist area. You could also wear full tops that flow around the buttocks. Try fluttered sleeves as well.

8. Top Hourglass Body Shape:

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Another gorgeous body shape is the top hour glass. It is quite similar to the hour glass shape and also look wonderful. If you have this shape, thank heavens! Because you are lucky! Your waist is the most gorgeous section of your body. You should definitely make an attempt to highlight them. Your shoulders will be a little round and the buttocks tend to be bigger than your hips. You will have a proportionate body and the legs are well shaped too. The right way to dress would be by wearing clothes and tops that have V necks that are narrow. You should also try wearing dark colored tops. A couple of jackets and well-tailored shirts would look amazing too. This will help you highlight the buttocks as well as the hips. Do remember to try skirts. You can play with the lengths too. After all, your legs are lovely too!

9. Skinny Body Shape:

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There are many women with skinny body shapes. They are often confused as to what they should wear since creating that curvy illusion is difficult for them. Their body is the same throughout. There is hardly any difference in the measurements. You should wear boot cuts for the legs and highlight that part of your body that looks the most attractive. Also, go for clothes that are comfortable. Your cup size and waist size also contribute to your appearance. Try to wear a nice push up bra to perk up the chest area.

10. Athletic Body Shape:

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Athletic body shapes tend to be very fit, toned and well shaped. They are not just curvaceous, but also tight and attractive. In fact, athletic bodies are the sexiest of all. Most athletic women tend to have heavier thighs than the rest of their body. Their muscles are also quite thick. Such ladies should stick to wearing jeans that are comfortable. They could also look for those skirts that add curves to the hips. An a-line or a tulip skirt would do wonders for sure. You should also get hold of those shoes that will give a slimmer appearance. Wedges and platforms should be the right option. Try ankle strap heels if you like those. If you are choosing a party dress, try not to go for something that is too plain. Try feminine prints like floral dresses, stripes and polka dots. Geometric shapes would also look pretty.

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11. Lollipop Body Shape:

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Another body shape seen among women is the lollipop! Here, you will find full round bosoms, a waist that is slim, hips that are slim too, legs that are long and shoulders that are broad. Women who possess this shape should wear such dresses that bring all attraction towards the waist. Skirts should be worn to make those legs look lovely. Try to wear bell-bottomed trousers, so that your breasts are well balanced.

12. Cornet Body Shape:

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Finally we come to the cornet body shape. If you have this shape, you are lucky! Because it resembles Naomi Campbell! Isn’t that pretty? You will have shoulders that are broad, bosoms that aren’t very big, legs that are slim and hips that are small. However, the waist isn’t that well defined. So, you will have to dress up in such a way that all the attention is drawn towards that section. Try wearing skinny jeans if you can. You can also put on a lovely draping dress. That should look lovely. Add some funk to your snake like hips by dressing right!

These are the different types of body shapes of women. Women come in all shapes and sizes. The one thing they all have in common – they are all beautiful! Yes, you are gorgeous!

So, have you identified your body shape? Do you agree with this article? Are you aware of any other women body shapes? Please feel free to share with us in the comment box below.

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