The best skirt for your body shape
Your personal stylist in Milan shows you how to choose the most flattering skirt for your body shape.
The summer is finally approaching so you definitely need to find some extra skirts for the warm days. Before going to the first shop, take some time to read Dress for your body type and the tips bellow.
You will know exactly what to look for and spare some time for a relaxing massage instead.
1. RECTANGLE SHAPE
Traits: The waist, hip and shoulder widths are similar and are usually on the slim side. Slender rectangles have an athletic look about them.
Best assets: Your arms and legs — and you don’t have to minimize any body features
Fashion goals: Create curves and show off slender legs and arms.
Look for : ruffles to add texture and feminine flair to your rectangle figure.
2. HOURGLASS SHAPE
Body traits: Your shoulders and hips are similar in proportion and set off by a tiny waist
Best assets: Curves!
Fashion goals: Show off your curves.
Look for: pencil skirts
3. PEAR BODY SHAPE
Traits: your lower body is wider than your upper body — your hips are wider than your shoulders. Your bottom is rounded and your waist is well-defined.
Best assets: Shoulders, torso and flat stomach.
Fashion goals: Emphasize your waist and arms, add volume to your shoulders and upper body in order to minimize your hips.
Look for: A-line skirts
4. INVERTED TRIANGLE SHAPE
Traits: this body shape features a broad chest and wide shoulders which are large in proportion to a narrow waist and hipss
Best asset: Your legs
Fashion goals: Accentuate your lower body while softening your shoulders and upper body.
Look for: A-line, tulip or peplum skirts
5. APPLE SHAPE
Traits: Most of your weight accumulates above the hips, which are narrow. Your back, ribs and shoulders are broad, and you may feel wider than other body types
Best asset: Oh absolutely the legs!
Fashion goals: Elongate the torso, show off your legs and use fashion to create the illusion of a waist.
Look for: structured pencil skirt
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Look for: mini skirts with a flared silhouette to elongate the legs.
Look for: midis with asymmetrical hems to adorn your long stature.