Holiday Key Pieces base on your Body Type

Bonjour to all the stylish ladies, everyone knows that if there is one night to show off your all out fabulous style, it is New Year’s Eve! Let’s break all the New Year’s clichés though and stop limiting ourselves to the short sequined dress. This is the year of you. And we are going to help you find the most stylish and unique look for your body type.

Simple rule: find the key piece that works best on YOU.

What is a key piece?

Well the key piece is the anchor to the whole outfit, it can be that dress with the perfect neckline that elongates your neck or the right color pants that make your legs look slimmer.

We will go over the Five most common body types, find yours to see what works best for you:

Need help with figuring out your body type drop in for advice.

1. Pear shaped body

What being a Pear is about: Smaller size on top than bottom

Emphasize: Your waist (your best asset) and Shoulders,

De-emphasize: Your lower body

Goal: Create a balance between your smaller top and wider bottom

Key pieces:

-Cold shoulders will create a balance between your top and bottom

-The A line skirt will emphasize your waist perfectly.

Tips: Pair your velvet dress with gold or silver accessories to give it a NYE’s vibe.


2. Inverted Triangle body:


What being an Inverted Triangle is about: Larger size on top than bottom

Emphasize: Beautiful slender legs or tapered waist

De-emphasize: Shoulders or Chest

Goal: Balance broad shoulder to your narrower bottom

Key Piece:

-V-necks to narrow your upper body

– Full-A-line skirt to enhance your lower body


Wear shoes same color as your skin to make you look taller and add more emphasis on your legs


3. Hourglass body type:

What being an Hourglass is about: Same size on top and bottom with defined waist

Emphasize: Waist

De-emphasize: Your pick here but thighs are a common one

Goal: Proportionally balance your top and bottom and accentuating the waist

Key Pieces:

-Hugging top to define to curve

-Straight leg pants to create a balance



Play with textures by wearing a leather belt to accentuate the waist area


4. Apple body type:

What being an Apple is about: Narrow shoulders and hip, round middle

Emphasize: Gorgeous slender legs

De-emphasize: Middle

Goal: Show off your legs and create a streamlined look through the center

Key pieces:

-Classic Sheath Dress

-V-neck and simple sleeves



Wear simple silver or gold string earrings to elongate your neck


5. Boyish Body Type:


What being Boyish is about: Slender Frame with little waist definition

Emphasize: Slim, Long figure

De-emphasize: Straight torso

Goal: Add a bit of curve

Key pieces:

-Voluminous pieces that are short

-One shoulder shirts or dresses



Add volume area you want to add curves, such as bustline or hips







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