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Lucretia: Women body type


There are several body types. It’s a description on any kind of human body shape. This is the thing that you can never change.

You may lose weight but you can never transform the type of your body. You can either be tall, petite, wide-shouldered, pear shaped,apple shaped or hour glass etc.

Smaller top and wider bottom

This means that you have a narrow shoulder, average breast, slender waist and full thighs, hips and bottom.

The first thing that you have to consider if you have this kind of body is to create a sense of balance.

Here are things that you should remember in choosing the right clothes for you.

For your top wear brighter colours, proportional prints and sexy necklines.

Boat neck blouses and off shoulder tops are great choices they make your shoulders wider and it creates a balance with your hips.

Wear a dark colour for your bottom. Black, charcoal, midnight blue, and any other dark colours. A dark colour has a slimming effect so it makes your bottom smaller.

Wear low rise pants and straight leg pants. They make your hips look smaller so it creates a balance. An A-line skirt will work best for your figure too.

Never use a tight-fitting top. It makes the difference of your top and bottom even more visible.

Don’t use pants with side pockets, with drawstring and tapered leg they will make your hips even bigger.
Bigger top and smaller bottom

This means you have a slender bottom half and bigger top.

The same applies with this body shape. You have to create a sense of balance by making your top smaller or making your bottom wider.

To get this look use bright colours plain or with prints for your bottom, pleated and tiered skirts and palazzo pants. They add fullness and create a balance.

A short skirt is fine but be careful with the length. If you wear it too short then it makes your top even larger.

For your top use a V-neck and scoop neck and other tops with deeper necklines. They minimise the look of your bust and shoulder.

Deprive yourself from horizontal stripes, they will even make your top even wider.

Tall and Slender

Your bust is small, your waist and hips are narrow and your legs and arms are long and lean. When buying clothes you have to make sure that they are long enough for you.

You can wear any style of pants as long as the length is good for you. Your top should be a bit longer to balance the length of your legs too.

With skirts avoid using a mini skirt they make your legs even longer.

Long skirts will work best for you.

Wear flat and lower heels.

You will be the tallest among your friends if you wear long heels.

Wear lighter and softer colours with texture fabrics. They will add fullness.

Avoid using dark colours and super tight clothing, they will make you more slender.

The best is to look for a jacket with large collars and a big cuff, they will look good on you.


You are small and short. One thing you have to focus on, is making your look taller. Wearing heels is one thing you can consider.

A long length, straight or boot leg pants will work best for you. It creates height and makes your bottom half slimmer.

Another idea is to wearing monochromatic colours. This will definitely make you look taller.

When it comes to pattern, vertical prints create height and also consider small and delicate patterns.

They will work better for you, so avoid using big patterns. They will make your height even shorter.

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