Shape Report: Summer 2018

We know that style only goes so far and fit is what takes your outfit the rest of the way! For this reason, we created The Shape Report to help you find the looks that flatter your specific shape. We combined the hottest looks for the summer with tried-and-true fit tips to help you closet smartly. Read on for tips you might find helpful, but remember, there are no fashion rules, and we encourage you to find the things that make you feel your best!

Body Type: Column
(bust, waist, hips are a similar size)

Black top with asymmetrical hem with slit up the side

Anne Klein Asymmetrical Sleeveless Crepe Top

Tip: Consider a tank shape, which is flattering on your up and down proportions. This is a streamlined and chic choice. For more looks perfect for your shape, check out the column shape collection.

Body Type: Hourglass
(Bust and hips are similar in size, with a defined waist)

Floral maxi wrap dress London Times V-Neck Side Floral Print Maxi Dress

Tip: Try experimenting with lines and prints that mirror the hourglass curves. For more looks perfect for your shape, check out the hourglass shape collection.

Body Type: Triangle
(Bust is narrower than hips, with a defined waist)

White v-neck high low hem Janette Plus Hi-Lo Ivory Fit And Flare Dress

Tip: Try a dress with an interesting detail or an intriguing neckline as it draws the eye upwards to balance your proportions. Bonus points for a flowy skirt that leaves room for your hips to move freely! For more looks perfect for your shape, check out the triangle shape collection.

Body Type: Oval
(Bust and hips are a similar size with a full waist)

Floral tulip hem wrap dress ModCloth Blue Floral True Wrap Dress With Tulip Hem

Tip: Try a wrap dress that emphasizes the smallest part of your waist. Bonus–the tie on this dress has extra piping to draw the eye right there, mimicking the hourglass shape. For more looks perfect for your shape, check out the oval shape collection.

Body Type: Inverted Triangle
(Bust is fuller than hips, with a defined waist)

Seesucker high low hem dress

Hutch Seersucker Fit And Flare Dress

Tip: Try a dress with a lot of volume in the skirt to balance out your upper half. For more looks perfect for your shape, check out the inverted triangle collection.

Body Type: Petite
(5’4″ and under)

Striped top with navy overlay B Collection by Bobeau Sydney Stripe Tank In Navy

Tip: Try a top with tiers that hit your thighs and waist respectively to combat a length that might be too long otherwise. For more looks perfect for your shape, check out the short styles collection.

Body Type: Tall
(5’9″ and taller)
Colorblock asymmetrical hem

Kaktus Sleeveless Layered Shift Dress In Blue

Tip: Try a longline dress with an asymmetrical hem. Playing with length is what you were made for! For more looks perfect for your shape, check out the tall styles collection.

What are your favorite looks for your shape? Share a pic with #ShareMeGB for a chance to be featured. 

The Shape Report

 

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