Tips For Dressing The Round Or Oval Body Shape

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Tips For Dressing The Round Or Oval Body Shape

 

The round or oval body shape tends to be a heavier frame with a prominent tummy, you tend to carry more weight in your mid-section and therefore appear to be top heavy.  With this body shape be sure to take full advantage of and highlight your best features.  Go ahead, show off those great shaped legs!  Do you know your body shape? Here are some helpful tips for dressing the round or oval body shape:

 

Do

Accentuate the positive (show off your best features) 

 

Do wear support under-garments

 

A good quality bra is a must

Show off your neck and arms

 

Look for detailing around the neckline to draw attention upward 

 

Wear body skimming tunics

 

Wear thick straps or a halter top style neckline

 

Empire waist top or dress

 

The sheath dress is your friend

 

Fitted pencil skirt that hits a tad below the knee

 

Wear straight legged pants

 

Wear straight and flat-fronted pants.

 

If you have great legs, show them!

 

Dark colored boot cut jeans

 

Do monochromatic colors

 

Do work with layers ex.(control top camisole under a long cardigan)

 

Emphasize the shoulders with shoulder pads and detailing at the top

 

A single button jacket that buttons below the breast is most flattering

 

A high heeled shoe will elongate the leg

 

 

 

 

Don’t

 

Tuck in your tops

 

Wear horizontal stripes

Wear form fitted turtle necks

 

Clingy or bulky tops

 

Details at the waistline(we don’t want to draw attention to the waistline)

 

Mid-rise jeans(the waist should fall just at the belly)

 

Avoid tapered or pleated pants

 

Do not wear skinny jeans

Avoid mini-skirts, this short fitted skirt will make you look top heavy

 

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Color Blocked Sheath

 

How do you dress your round or oval body shape? We wanna know, leave a comment:

 

Tracey Evelyn is a Body Image and Fashion Consultant who helps women to learn to  love their bodies and reinvent themselves through Wardrobe Styling, Makeup Artistry and Personal Shopping.

Contact: Tracey@Traceyevelynbeautifulyou.com     Twitter: @Traceyevelyninc Phone: 484-479-6730

 

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