Finding the right body shape is essential in styling in an effective way. There are many types of body shapes like rectangle, pear, apple, diamond and hourglass. When you know your body type you will know how to style yourself in a much better way than most women around you.
Avoid design patches and block prints when it comes to clothes. Small prints or horizontal and vertical lines and geometrical design will provide a classier and better result in making you look irresistible. If you are the kind of person who wears pants more than dresses then don’t worry, we have something for you too. Combine plain and dark colored pants with light tops. Avoid tops with frills and layers as it will make you look obese. Choose the tops which fit your body and are comfortable. Light t-shirts, long floral pieces and tops with capped sleeves will perfectly balance your looks.
Don’t be afraid of showing your legs when it comes to it. Choose A-line dresses, light pleats, small frills, symmetrical skirts, vintage patterns, and pastel colours. All this will help you in styling yourself. Such dresses will make you look taller and slimmer when compared to other types of dresses. Choose the fabrics that hug your body and choose the dresses that are not longer than yourself as it could make you uncomfortable. Prefer the dresses that reach your calf muscles and you are all set to glow.
When you know your correct body type you can accessorize it to emphasize your looks. Even without petite waists and flat tummy accessories will give you a fantastic look. You don’t need a flat stomach to highlight your waist with belts. Tying a belt will provide a comfortable composure and will fit those clothes that you have sopped in a bigger size from the fear of your increasing weight. Now you can wear even bigger clothes with style. Aside from belts the accessories that you can use are bracelets, thin rings can make your fingers look longer and sleeker. Style yourself with long neckpieces, sleek and average sized handbags, dangling earrings and open hair for a look that will sweep anyone off their feet.
No matter what is said, footwear is an important part of your total outfit. do not opt for high heels to make you look taller even when you are uncomfortable and in pain after wearing them for the whole day. For those of you who needs to wear heels almost every day, choose the heels that are more comfortable, you can try heels that are less painful and would allow you to move more freely while wearing them. You can try various options such as kitten heels, wedges, cone heels, spool heels, ballroom dance shoes, French heels and ankle booties.
Adding layers will give you more dimension, which is ideal for slender to average builds. When the season allows, opt for odd vests and sweaters under jackets, and with suits add a matching waistcoat or choose a double-breasted jacket instead. These style choices help to break up the outfit and add points of interest that do not emphasize height. Varying textures will help you look more natural, and it also gives you more room to play with your attire. By using different layers, you can actually maintain a smaller wardrobe that is far more versatile.
As a tall man, the odd combination (simply a jacket and pants not made of the same material) can be particularly useful for tall men because it allows you to shop for separate pieces and get more wear out of the suits you already have. Now your gray suit and navy suit have become four outfits instead of just two. Like a belt, wearing different colors and textures on the upper and lower body will break the body in half which makes you look less imposing by creating distinct lines.
Suspenders work well on heavier set men, but for tall and slim men, belts are best. They help to create a clean line across the body that breaks up the appearance. Braces increase the impression of height because they run parallel to the body. Belts help add bulk to your build that draw attention to your midsection, so consider contrasting or bright colors, depending on the setting.
Though they may be harder for you to find, bolder shoes that feature textures and color will help direct the eye down. Though conventional wisdom might suggest wearing only dark shoes to minimize larger feet, your feet are proportional to your body and the intent should be to complement your style, not to hide your feet. Every color and style of shoe is open to you, so if you are able to find them, don’t feel you can’t wear red loafers or blue suede boots, for example. The only risk you run is that really loud shoes will look clownish, so we suggest sticking with classic lasts in high-quality materials. Unless you’re a pro sports player, it’s best to stay away from garish or oversized trainers. On the opposite side of the spectrum, if you’re wearing more traditional shoes like black cap toe oxfords or brown derbies, you can add contrasting laces to help add a point of interest to your shoe
Unless it’s a pair of shorts or a t-shirt, take every worthy article of clothing you buy to an alterations tailor. Whether it be a simple hem or cuff, bringing in a jacket so it doesn’t billow or perhaps something even more involved, you’ll want to begin working the costs of the tailor into any budget you allot for your clothing. The last thing you’ll want is to buy something and have it sit unworn in your closet because you spent all of your money on the outfit and can’t afford the alterations.