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The Essentials of Fitting Fashion to Your Body Type

Although the latest fashions can be mighty tempting when you're putting together a stylish wardrobe, you'll want to take stock of how your unique figure fits into the overall picture. Your body will look its best when you dress with less of an eye toward trends, and with more attention to your size, shape, and best features.

How to Get Your Body Measurements

Most women have a good idea what their measurements are, but rather than assume you know, get an accurate measurement. Going to a tailor will give you more accurate measurements, but you can certainly [more…]

Determining Where Your Waistline Fits within Your Figure

Women often are said to be either short-waisted or long-waisted. To figure out where your waist falls within your overall physique — your “waistedness” — follow these simple steps: [more…]

How to Dress for the Pear-Shaped Body

The most common figure proportion for women is the pear shape. What that means is that the widest part of your body is below your waist, around your hips. Remember, you can be tall, short, heavy, or skinny [more…]

What to Wear if You Have an Apple-Shaped Figure

Apple-shaped women are fuller around the middle. If they gain weight, it shows up around their belly and upper body. They’re usually larger-breasted and their upper arms and shoulders are broader, too. [more…]

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