How to define your body shape?

How to define your body shape?

Bodies come in all different shapes and sizes. That’s part of what makes each of us unique. It’s important to know that there isn’t an “average” or “typical” body. Some of us are curvier, some of us have narrower hips or broader shoulders.  we’re all a little bit different. In the fashion industry, body shapes are often categorized into five classes. To know your body shape just stand in front a mirror wearing your underwear and follow the below instructions;

Pear Body Shape “Triangle, spoon, bell”; If your hip “waist” measurements greater than their bust then you definitely a pear shape. Other characteristics of this body shape are a defined waist, and proportionately slim arms and shoulders. Weight is distributed more in your bottom and legs, rather than your upper body.

Hourglass Shape “X shape, triangles opposing, or facing inwards”; This body shape (typically presented as the “ideal”) describes a person with hip “waist” and bust measurements nearly equal in size, with a narrower waist measurement. Your shoulders are slightly round and your legs are in proportion with your upper body.

Round Body; This body shape describes a person with round or oval body shape. With having a large bust, narrow hip and a full midsection. You tend to gain more weight in your stomach, back and upper body. You also have flat buttocks and slender legs.

The Straight Body Shape “Rectangle or banana”; If your waist measurements are about the same as your hip or bust, and your shoulders and hips are about the same width, you have what’s called a “banana” or rectangle body type. So, you are not particularly curvy, your waist is not well-defined and your weight is fairly distributed throughout the body.

Apple Body Shape “inverted triangle”; This body shape describes a person who has broader shoulders and bust than they do hips. The body is not necessarily as curvy through your hips and it doesn’t have a well-defined waistline.














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