Nov 29

Styles To Wear To Flatter Your Hips

The most common body shape for women is the pear shape. This means that the widest part of your body is below your waist.

Sophia-Cobalt-1-300x533Body shape is all about proportion. When determining the best style for your body type it is important that you dress those proportions to look their very best. Once you’ve determined your body shape, you can then consider which dresses will enhance your shape and those dresses to avoid.

Consider wearing fitted styles around your waist to draw attention to your waistline. Dark colours, fitted lines and bold patterns will achieve this the best.

Ruffled sleeve lines will make your shoulders look broader and even out your proportions. Slightly plunging or V-neck styles also flatter the pear shaped figure and draw attention upward, away from the hips and thighs.

Sophia Cobalt is a V-neck wrap featuring a knee length hem, sleeves and pockets. Making this an ideal choice to flatter your hips.

CORAL DRESS 1The Eclipse Dress is a black and white mesh sequin,knee length dress in polyester, with Aubergine Thai silk contrast sleeves and bodice panels.

These dresses both emphasize the waist and add volume to the shoulders. Excellent for optimizing flatter looking hips.

Also flirt with the idea of wearing sleeveless dresses to show off your arms and even out proportions.

Coral Dress is a sleeveless, knee-length pure silk dress in vibrant colours, consisting of a stunning applique feature at the neckline. Perfect for drawing the attention upwards and off your hips.

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Evening Sky Black and Evening Sky Champagne have been designed and made in Australia. They feature a ruffle bust, which creates a visual interest to draw the eye upwards. Perfect for balancing your top half with your bottom half. Both are sleeveless, cool and comfortable to wear.

To achieve flatter hips, remember to put these tips to work!

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