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How to shop for your body type in the fall

Fall into the best styles for your body type

With the cooler months just ahead, it’s important to stay true to your style and complement your body shape without hiding your unique physique under all of those layers!

Athletic/rectangle body type

Fall into the best styles for your body type

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If you have an athletic body type, you’ve probably been reminded over and over again about your "boyish" figure. Listen, ladies, there is nothing wrong with being a little more toned. In fact, you should be proud. Chances are you work hard to maintain a healthy and fit physique, so it’s essential to get creative when shopping. Going for a more girly look with lace, ruffles or a flowing skirt can help soften the shoulders. Creating the illusion of a curvier waistline with a belt or fitted skirt can add great definition.


It’s best to avoid accentuating the shoulders by going for a more feminine look, softening them instead of drawing more focus. Avoid clothes that undermine your femininity. Instead, embrace it!

Fall into the best styles for your body type

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Where to shop

Embrace your femininity at Alternative Apparel.

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