Going pear shaped – look out for form fitting tops and avoid long skirts

Floral butterfly print short dress from Just Elegance

These simple fashion tips make such a difference

We search around the globe for relevant fashion tips for you – and this one concerns dressing well if you have this particular body shape…

From a health point of view, a pear shaped body is a very good thing to have according to the Longwood University website.

As far as women’s clothes and fashion go, being pear shaped is by no means an issue, as long as you stick to a few very simple guidelines.

As far as jeans are concerned, go for high waisted and slightly loose examples, advises Meher Gupta on the Cosmopolitan Middle East website.

Tops, dresses and skirts

“Do… wear form-fitting blouses to make your smaller arms stand out” she advises.

Keep dresses and skirts reasonably short says the article.

“Don’t… wear long skirts. Not only will they hide your best features aka your legs and hips, but they will also make your legs look much bigger than they are…”

Gupta also provides handy tips to do with apple and hourglass shaped bodies.

Dress According To Your Body Shape With These Super Easy Tips »


Featured garments – perfect for summer!

Make the most of your wonderful pear shaped figure with the floral butterfly print short dress featured at the top of the page. It’s only available from Just Elegance.

Abstract print cap sleeve Tshirt is ideal for pear shaped bodies
This abstract print cap sleeve T-shirt is the ideal fit for pear shaped bodies

The cap sleeve T-shirt (above) features hotfix detail and a striped back.


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