Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30óóó͘¥½®Öæƒþ®Ä›͘ěã&›ÙçƒÙùϮϬϭϳ 29 DOs 3 A-line dresses and skirts 3 Full skirts 3 Knee-length skirts 3 Accentuated sleeves; sleeves WKDWDUHJDWKHUHGRUUXIÀ HGSXII\ sleeves" 3 Shoulder pads in blazers and jackets 3 Fitted or slightly loose blouses 3 Wide necklines DON'Ts 8 Skinny jeans or peg leg pants 8 Pegged skirts 8 Peplums 8 High-waisted pants or skirts 3RVVLEO\WKHPRVWFRPPRQ¿ JXUHW\SH a woman who is pear-shaped has a larger hip measurement than bust (ex. Bust: 35" Hip 40"). It is also common for pear-shaped women to have nar- row-average shoulder widths. PEAR-SHAPE TOP HEAVY DOs 3 Slightly loose sweaters 3 Blouses with loose empire or waist seams 3 Blouses with controlled fullness 3 7RSVZLWK¿ WWHGVOHHYHVRUQR sleeves 3 A-line skirts and dresses 3 Full skirts 3 Flared pants 3 Peplums 3 Knee-length skirts and dresses DON'Ts 8 Skinny jeans or peg leg pants 8 Shoulder pads 8 Accentuated sleeves; sleeves WKDW DUH JDWKHUHG RU UXIÀHG "puffy sleeves" 8 9HU\¿ WWHGEORXVHV 8 Full length dresses, maxi dresses 8 Low necklines The exact opposite of a pear-shape, women who have a larger bust mea- surement than hip (ex. B: 40" H: 35"). Typically, women with this figure will have average-broad shoulder widths WILLOWY DON'Ts 8 Oversized clothing (choosing baggy or oversized clothes will only make you look smaller!) 8 Vertical stripes 8 Flared pants 8 Clothes with tiny or very large prints 8 Low necklines Not accounting for measurements, this type refers to a woman who may have a lower overall BMI; a thin woman. $]D\DND&RVSOD\3UHVHQWV Some of us agonize over what to wear; some of us throw anything on. However much effort you put into your apparel choices, you can reference these basic guidelines to help create the appearance you desire. These suggestions are designed to balance out proportions without asking you to conform to any body type or ideal.