It's fall and that means it's time to bust out the heavier clothes. You certainly don't want to look too chunky or bulky by choosing the wrong sweater for your body this season, so follow these simple rules to find the best sweater style for your body.
While it's tempting to buy and wear the latest trends, it doesn't make sense to do so if it's not right for your body. Fall 2011 is a rarity as so many styles are en vogue at one time. Follow these tips to don the best sweater for your body.
This body type is heavier on the bottom than on the top. Think Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez and Beyonce. While these ladies have fashion houses knocking down their doors to dress them, you don't. However, take some cues from these women. Rarely do you see these celebrities rocking a sweater covering their tushies. Choose sweaters that end at your waist. If it goes any longer, it will accentuate your derriere. The goal when dressing a pear shape is to create balance. Here are some sweater ideas that will work best with this body type.
Christina Hendrix, who stars on the television drama Mad Men, has made this body shape one of the most enviable of all. Her style is impeccable and her costume designers take full advantage of her hourglass figure. Wearing structured and colorful frocks, this startlet is ironically en vogue even though she's playing a character 50 years in the past. Salma Hayek and Halle Berry are also excellent examples of an hourglass body and consistently in trend. Here are some tips to emulate these star styles.
This body type tends to carry most of the weight in the mid-section. Many pre and post-natal women fall into this category. An undefined waistline and love handles are also very typical of apple shapes. When choosing a sweater for an apple-shaped body, it's hard to hide the excess weight, so be careful. You want to highlight your best features and cover up those less desirable spots. Follow these simple steps.
This body type is typical of a supermodel, just a straight stick with no hips. A rectangle body can also be referred to as a boyish figure, as there are no curves involved. While you might be a skinny mini, you still might struggle in finding that perfect sweater that creates the illusion of a great figure for your body. Here are some ideas for sweaters this fall.
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