How to Dress for Your Body Type This Summer: Apple - Numi

How to Dress for Your Body Type This Summer: Apple

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As an Apple body shape, you have a large bust, narrow hips, and a full midsection. Not sure what body shape you are? We put together a few guidelines of each body type to help you out! An Apple has a waist that is undefined and which is the widest part of your frame. The goal to dressing your shape it to create a more defined waist while de-emphasizing your midsection. Here are some things to keep in mind for dressing your shape:

-Find tops that have details on the hemline to bring attention to your legs as well as details on the sleeves to accentuate your arms.

-Long tops are great for your body, especially ones that float away from the figure.

-Search for bottoms that will minimize your lower half. This can include wide leg pants, full skirts, and mid-rise waists with wide waistbands.

-For skirts, keep them wider and right above the knee. If they are too short, it will only highlight your midsection.

-Experiment with different belts to find what works best for you to accentuate the thinnest part of your waist but dark wide belts are preferable.

-Opt for chunkier shoes, medium to high heels, wedges, or platform shoes.

-Have fun with statement necklaces and dangly earrings. A great alternative to the necklace is a long textured scarf that will be flattering either knotted or worn long and loose.