Silhouettes for Pear Shape Body Types

A pear shape body type is the same as a curvy body type. Your number one goal when shopping for your clothes is to show off your curves.

Since your waist is smaller than your hips the focus should always be put on wearing clothes that accentuate the waistline. You want to avoid shapeless tops and dresses that hide your waistline. Rather look for garments that wrap or are belted at the waist.

The illustrations for pear shape body types below are just a few of the examples of silhouette lines. By the way a silhouette line is the outer line of the shape of a garment.

Jacket and Tops for Curvy Figure Types

illustration of a curvy dress
illustration of a curvy dress
illustration of a curvy dress
illustration of a curvy dress

Skirts for Curvy Figure Types

When shopping for skirts, it is important to look for skirts that curve out from the waistband. This extra fabric is needed to allow for extra give around the hip area. In order that the waistband fits, it is absolutely crucial to get a good fit through the hips. Follow the suggested design lines.

illustration for a curvy skirt
illustration for a curvy skirt
illustration for a curvy skirt
illustration for a curvy skirt

Pants for Curvy Figure Types

Pants will be your biggest challenge. Look for pants that curve out from the waistband and have some fullness in the hips for camouflage, but yet fit in the waist. When purchasing jeans look for the label that will usually tell you what kind of a fit the jean has. A straight leg jean is definitely not what you want. You probably will want the relaxed fit but don't take their word for it. Try them on and judge for yourself.

Illustration of a curvy pant
Illustration of a curvy pant


Dresses for Curvy Figure Types

Curvy Figure types look great in dresses. Most of the dresses available are made for a shapely figure. You will find a large selection of dresses that have a waistline and are more generously cut in the hip and thigh area. Dresses camouflage well and show off your waistline.

illustration of a curvy dress
illustration of a curvy dress
illustration of a curvy dress
illustration of a curvy dress

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