Everyone has a different body shape. You can’t change it so don’t waste your time trying. Instead, love what you’ve got!
But please – don’t dress to fatter!
Dress to flatter!
Understanding and accepting your shape is as liberating as it is empowering. Still, some of the names which have been historically attributed to feminine body shapes are less than flattering in themselves. With that in mind, I thought having some fun with them might be in order. After all, we’re women – dressing should be fun! So, gone are the rectangle, the oval, the inverted triangle and the pear. What are we? Maths homework next to a fruit shop!?!?
So it is with great pleasure that I introduce…
– the flute,
– the magnum,
– the martini and
– the shaker.
– And let’s not forget the hourglass – it’s the only old one worth keeping!
Ladies… it’s time to party!
The first rule to making clothes shopping and dressing fun is to be honest with yourself.
I know – it sucks!
Look, I’m no Claudia Schiffer either! But accepting my shape means I can make savvy choices based on reality. We’ve all seen the overweight lady pretending she’s an hourglass because the fashion of the day dictates she must be to fit in with her peers. Well, I’m here to tell you it’s possible to ignore transient fashions and dress to flatter your shape all the time.
So, first things first – what shape are you? Get into your underwear, stand in front of a mirror and let it all hang out. Go on! Now, give every curve and lumpy bump a hug. Next, cast an honest eye over what you see to determine which of the above shapes you are.
If you are still unsure you can load your measurements into my handy shape finder.
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So, that’s done. Feel cleansed?
All right you are a…