How To Dress Your Oval Or Diamond Shape


How To Dress Your Oval Or Diamond Shape



How do you dress your oval or diamond shape?  If you are oval or diamond shaped you are bigger in the torso area and your waist is undefined.  It\’s best when you dress to balance your shoulders and hips by creating a waist.  Adding volume to your shoulders and fitted clothing at the waste will create the perfect curves.  The goal is to take the attention away from the midriff.    Hear are a few tips for dressing your body shape:


Off the shoulder, boat-neck tops, wide V or U necks look best on the oval or diamond shaped body.
Tops and Dresses with empire waist enhance the bust and therefore balance the oval or diamond shape.
Slim down your midriff by ensuring that the clothing at your waste is fitted.

Opt for peplum tops, they look great on you.
Jackets or sweaters should be nipped at the waist where the center part of the midriff is smaller than the top and bottom.
Balance the shoulders and bust with the hips to create a waist.



Show off your legs.
Try to opt for darker colors on the bottom.
Straight and A-Line skirts that fall from the widest part of your hip curve look great on you.
All bottoms should be a relaxed fit that falls from the widest part of your hips.
Wear vertical buttons, patterns and seams to slim down your waste.  

Bottoms with simple or no pockets work best on a diamond shaped body.


How do you dress your oval or diamond 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:     Twitter: @Traceyevelyninc Phone: 484-479-6730


1 thought on “How To Dress Your Oval Or Diamond Shape”

  1. Lovely piece of information. Request you to edit the spelling of waist wherever it appears. Thanks a ton. I found this piece very useful for my project .

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