You are a rectangle body shape when your shoulder, waist and hip are similar widths. You have little definition on the waist and your weight tends to be evenly distributed across the body. Now that you know your body type, we bring you our list of Fashion Tips for rectangle body shape.
Your Best Assets:
Your slender arms and legs
Rectangle shaped Celebs:
Cameron Diaz, Natalie Portman, Hillary Swank, Kate Hudson, Keira Knightley, Anushka Sharma
What you should do:
Create an illusion of curves. Don’t fret! We tell you easy ways to do it below.
1. A good bra
Let’s start with the basics, this is a must have for all body shapes. Even more so, for all the rectangle beauties, to give some definition to your upper body so that you can make the most of what you have. You could also consider buying a good push-up bra that adds some shape to your bust.
2. Define your waist
This is the easiest way to add curves to your body instantly. Wear tops and jackets that emphasize the waist. Halter necks can also give an illusion of bigger bust and show off your back. Choose empire line dresses and shift dresses to add some shape. Accessorize with belts around the waist, this will work well if you are long waisted.
For this body type any jackets that are tailored around the waist and end right below the waist will create an illusion of curves and look great. Peplum jackets and belted jackets look best on this body type, creating a fit and flare at midsection.
4. A – line skirts
High waisted A – line skirts which are very in right now, work really well for this body type. Make sure that flared skirts are fitted at the waist and the hip so that the flare does not overpower your body shape.
A major advantage with this body shape is that you are likely to have slim and slender legs and therefore, you can pull off wearing almost any type of pants, be it skinny, cropped, flared or boyfriend. Skinny jeans will accentuate your straight legs and will give you a lean look or flared jeans will add some curves to your body. You can also experiment will ankle length and cropped jeans, particularly works if you are long in the legs.
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Article written by: Harpreet Vohra