Loving the way you look starts by wearing clothing that flatters your physique. There are seven basic body types, which range from the super sexy hourglass figure (such as Sofia Vergara) to the ultra athletic type (like Cameron Diaz). These basic body types include: The Inverted Triangle, Straight, Softened Straight, Angular Pear, Curved Pear, Hourglass, and Round (Source: Color Me Beautiful’s Looking Your Best, pg. 71).
Best Jackets For Your Body Type
Today’s post focuses on three main body types that most women are familiar with: Hourglass, Pear, and Straight. The hourglass has a defined waistline, rounded hips, and a fuller bust-line and bottom. The pear is similar to the hourglass, with the exception that her hips are broader than her shoulders, and her bust-line is smaller. The straight body shape are generally slim or athletic, with flatter hips and a less defined waistline.
Here are three of the best jackets for different body types:
If you have an hourglass figure, opt for single-breasted, slim-cut jackets (like the one below) that highlight your narrow waist, and allow ample room for your larger bustline.