Shop like a Stylist: Know your Body Shape

Posted on November 28 2014

One of the first things a stylist does with a client is figure out her body shape and recommend cuts that flatter it - the goal is to use proportion to balance the upper body and lower body versus the waist. So it’s not just the shirt for you, it’s how the shirt and pants work together to create the silhouette you want. Here are the 6 most common body shapes and a dressing room tell for each (obviously there are more than 6 types of women in the world but these letters get you in the zone).

ps. No fruit required

pps. This is about SHAPE not SIZE. We see that women often default to thinking they are an A but the H and the neat X are statistically most common. So read with an open mind. 

Click here to see the further descriptions to help you define which body shape you are.

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