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. We’ve seen stats that only 1 in 10 women know their body shape. Do you? Here are the 5 most common body shapes and a dressing room tell for each (obviously there are more than 5 types of women in the world but these letters get you in the zone).
If you want to take it one step further and find out your exact measurements, click here for a guide on how to measure for your shape.