Monday, September 21, 2015

Apple shape figure and fashion style tips

In my blog post Know your shape and Dress-fashion Accordingly (Guide for fashion styling)
g I have mentioned five basic body types. This post is a fashion-style guide for the apple shaped women. It will guide you and solve your query about the fashion dress, how to find fashion styles that suits you..etc and it is the ultimate guide for fashion tips.
Apple shape:
(Also known as spoon shape Oval , Sphere and  diamond shape)

Celebrity (who has Apple shaped body) - Drew Barrymore; Adele; Eva Longoria; Jennifer Hudson, Michelle Obama

How will you recognize  
Apple shaped body

  •   Shoulders and hips are balanced, but narrower in comparison to waist.
  •    Waist is wider from both front and side profiles, and rounded.
  •      Posses charming and beautiful limbs with slim looking arms and legs with a heavy center
  •      They don’t have defined waist.   

Diamond body type

  •         Hips are broader than bust and shoulders
  •         Have a tendency to gain weight in  stomach, back, hips and buttocks.
  •         Waist is wide and undefined
  •         Have proportionately slender, shapely arms , your leg is most attractive part.
Fashion, Styling and Dressing tips;
  •   Wear flowing dresses instead of tight ensembles. Dresses made of silk or lose cotton with simple design will go well with your shape.
  •    Wear loose fitting clothes so as to cover your waist line. Go for the clothes that highlight your legs and arms.
  •      Short sleeves and knee-length skirts are a complete.
  •       Choose Dark colours and small patterns.
  •        Try solid colours or monochrome dresses
  •        Dresses with V-neck or U-neck, Off the shoulder, boat-neck tops,  will be the best option to hide your broad shoulder.
  •         If your arms are well toned, try sleeveless dress.
  •        Try baby doll tops that are tight around your breasts and flows around the waist and the stomach so that it camouflages and does not highlight your tummy.
  •     Jackets should fall right below the waist to mid-thigh and never at the widest part of your hips because it will make your hip look wider.
  •       Buy trousers that have a flat front and avoid tucks, pockets and pleats on trousers as they will add bulk onto your tummy area.
  •      Go for pants that are a bit bigger than your legs for a fuller effect and it will definitely help you look more even.
  •       Go for tops with nipped or belted waists.
  •       Structured shoulders, princess or flutter sleeves.
  •        You can Embellishments around the bust.
  •        Tops that are full, rushed or flowing around the bust.
Tops for apple shape women-
Find tops that will help create a more defined waist and accentuate your shoulders and bust. Look for:

 Easy, best fashion styling and dressing tips

  1.   Square or scoop neck button downs that are nipped-in at the waist and flare at the bottom will help create the illusion of a more defined waist.
  2.  Choose tops with wrap-style busts and an empire waist. Fabric should gently skim away from the body below the waistline. Princess or flutter sleeves will further balance your figure.
  3.   Choose tailored wrap tops or tunics with belted waists that skim over your tummy and bottom.
  4.    Choose shirts with wide necklines, full sleeves and draped fabric with a low, banded waist. Strapless versions of this top are also flattering.
  5.   Look for strapless or off-the-shoulder tops with an empire waist and fabric that skims the body below the waist.
  6.    Choose jackets with full or structured shoulders and a nipped-in waist. Draw attention to your bust with pockets or details.  
Bottoms for apple shape women

  •       Always try  to lean and lengthen your lower half by selecting right kind of bottoms.
  •        You can try dark colored bottoms.
  •       Choose pants with simple back and hip pockets.
  •        Lightly gathered or A-line skirts that skim your figure.
  •        Straight skirts that fall from the widest part of your hip.
  •        Pants with legs that fall straight from the widest part of your hip.

Easy, best fashion styling and dressing tips

  1.      Simple, dark colored slacks with no (or minimal) pockets..
  2.   Choose boot cut or trouser cut jeans that fall straight from the widest part of the hip. Stick with uniform dark washes and simple back pockets.
  3.      Straight skirts that fall from the widest part of your hip are flattering when paired with a shirt that de-emphasizes your tummy. Add interest and a slimming effect with vertical seaming.
  4.     Choose lightly gathered or A-line skirts that skim your bottom without adding volume.
You should avoid

  •      Avoid wearing short tops and tight fitted clothes as they will make you look fat since your center is heavy.
  •      Go for multicoloured attires as it will give you a bigger look.
  •      Avoid  Short sleeves or cap sleeves , it will look odd on unshapely arms.
  •      Stay away from tops that have ruffles around the shoulders and around the chest as this may make you seem top-heavy.
  •  Avoid tight pants or leggings unless you wear long tunics .it will highlight it and make your body seem very imbalanced as you are top heavy and have slim legs.
  •      Stay away from lower pockets
  •       Ruched/frilled tops, baggy pants, jumpsuits.

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