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Dress well according to your morphology

What if we stopped seeing only our flaws to highlight our strengths? This is mainly what the study of female morphologies offers.

Because yes, highlighting your silhouette and your looks thanks to your morphology is possible!

Obviously, it is not easy to recognize your type of morphology at a glance. And even less to know what type of clothes to choose to show off well. And yet, there are a multitude of easy-to-follow tips to truly change the perception we have of ourselves. You just need to know how to dress according to your morphology.

For this, we have prepared a guide to the different morphologies in women which will let you know how to dress in a way that suits your figure.

So are you more of a triangle, rectangle, hourglass, 8 or 0 body type? Read this article to find out!

Recognize Easily the different morphologies of women

You will see that discovering the type of its morphology is not so complicated.

To play the game thoroughly, put on tight clothes or put on your underwear in front of your mirror. Then, ask yourself the right questions while being honest with yourself.

There are 6 different body types that we have detailed in this article.

Morphology in X (also called Hourglass)

Very easily identifiable, this hourglass morphology seems to be the dream silhouette for women . X body types are very lucky because they can afford to wear almost anything!

I recognize an X morphology by:

  • A slim, marked waist
  • A slim figure
  • An alignment between the hips and the shoulders

Here is an example of clothes that will highlight your figure in X:

  • High waists
  • Printed tops in all colors or with patterns
  • V-neck tops
  • Curved tops
  • Fitted jackets
  • High-waisted skirts
  • All styles of dresses but especially fitted dresses, strapless or draped dresses
  • Ruffles
  • Frou-frous
  • Sequins
  • Slim cut jeans or jeggings
  • Straight cuts

Morphology in 8

The 8 body shape is very similar to the X body shape . Her assets are very well proportioned. We recognize it thanks to its side pulpy .

However, it's not always easy for figure 8 body types to dress with skirts or pants. Care must be taken to choose the right cuts to highlight its main asset:the well-defined waist.

I recognize a morphology in 8 by:

  • Its generous shapes
  • A generous chest
  • His shoulders and hips aligned
  • Her wide hips
  • Her luscious silhouette

Here is an example of clothes that will highlight your figure 8 figure:

  • Pencil skirts
  • Sheath dresses
  • Skater dresses
  • Skater skirts
  • Skirts with a narrow waist
  • V-shaped necklines
  • Wraps
  • Fitted blouses
  • Belt sizes
  • Slim jeans
  • High-waisted jeans

You can also read our fashion article on fuller breasts to find fashion tips and tricks for your looks.

Morphology in A (also called triangle or pyramid)

The A-line body shape is the easiest to recognize and the most common shape in women.

An A-shaped silhouette looks like a pyramid or triangle. Choose the image that speaks to you the most.

I recognize a morphology in A by:

  • A well-defined size
  • Shoulders narrower than hips
  • Big hips

Women who have an A-line figure can sometimes find that there is an imbalance between their lower and upper body, more so for those with small chests . How to dress with an A body type? It is therefore necessary to try as much as possible to add volume to the upper body.

Here is an example of clothes that will highlight your figure in A:

  • Brightly colored and patterned tops
  • Tops with pretty prints
  • Short dresses
  • A-line dresses
  • Skater dresses
  • Shorts
  • V-neck tops
  • Long jackets

In summer, A-shaped bodies can reveal their shapes very easily and show off their legs. It is a very feminine silhouette with generous curves.

V-shaped morphology (also called inverted triangle)

This silhouette has a rather sporty look. Women with a V-shaped body are lucky to have slender legs and slim hips. The upper body is more marked.

I recognize a V-shaped morphology by:

  • Long, slender legs
  • Shoulders wider than hips
  • Square shoulders
  • Narrow hips
  • An inverted triangle shape
  • A well-defined size

Here is an example of clothes that will highlight your V-shaped figure:

  • Pants with a low waist
  • Printed pants
  • Colored pants
  • Velvet or satin materials for your pants
  • Flowing blouses
  • Plain or dark colored tops
  • Tops with thick straps
  • Heels
  • Long necklaces

H shape (also called rectangle)

Another rather athletic build. Women with a figure sometimes feel like they lack shape. It is therefore important to know what to wear to feminize your H silhouette .

I recognize an H morphology by:

  • A very small size
  • Equal width shoulders and hips
  • Long, slender silhouette
  • Slim silhouette

Here is an example of clothes that will highlight your H figure:

  • Straight cuts
  • Empire waist dresses
  • Printed tops
  • Fancy tops
  • Lace tops
  • Straight tops
  • Claudine collars
  • Low-rise pants
  • Carrot pants
  • Pants in plain colors or rather light colors
  • Slim push-up jeans
  • Mom cut jeans
  • Fitted jackets

Find out in detail how to dress with an H body shape.

O morphology

This silhouette is very luscious with round curves, a small waist and often a large chest.

I recognize an O morphology by:

  • Wide hips
  • Rounded buttocks
  • A luscious chest
  • Narrow shoulders
  • A small size

Although curves are feminine, women with an O silhouette will often tend to want to hide their shapes instead of showing them off. The objective is to know what are the types of clothing to favor for an O silhouette.

Here is an example of clothes that will highlight your O silhouette:

  • Straight cuts
  • Adjusted cuts
  • Pencil skirts
  • Flared skirts
  • Pants in dark, plain colors
  • High waists
  • Dresses in plain and straight colors
  • Empire dresses
  • Wrap dresses
  • Dresses with a pretty neckline
  • Fitted jackets
  • Fluid materials
  • Flowing shirt dresses
  • Plain tops in light material

You are now ready to recognize at a glance what type of silhouette you belong to. Take note and adapt the way you dress to your morphology, you will only feel more beautiful.

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