dress your body type, updates + news

help for determining your body type

After working with hundreds of women, I have discovered that most of us fall into one of four body type categories…and there are certain styles and designers that work for some and not others! Last year, Wardrobe 911 conducted a body type survey in which over 100 women responded with their measurements and perceptions. Combined

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Style Blog, triangle, weddings

what to wear: casual wedding – triangle

You just received an invitation for your gal pal’s wedding and the attire is casual. Most weddings that you’ve attended in the past have been semi formal or formal, and you’re not exactly sure what to wear this time around. For those of you with a triangle silhouette, here’s a no-fuss, easy going outfit that’ll

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dress your body type, Style Blog, stylist tips + tricks

the right pant pockets for you

Please Lucky Magazine, for the love of God … STOP dishing fashion advice. Don’t get me wrong — I do love their magazine because they show the most recent styles out there from the designers.  But the fact that they now think they can provide body-friendly tips for fashion styles is beyond me. I’ve already

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dress your body type, Style Blog, stylist tips + tricks

the mighty shoulder

Shoulders are great for lots of things:  standing on shoulders, holding shoulder bags, playing ‘head, shoulders, knees & toes’ with the little ones, even giving the big, cold shoulder. But when it comes to style and your shoulder type, do you know what to wear?  There are 4 types of shoulder widths: average, broad, narrow

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career + office, dress your body type, outfit ideas, Style Blog

triangle: work wear

If you have a triangle silhouette where your hips are wider than your bust and shoulders, the best thing to wear for work is a jacket with wide lapels and/or shoulder pads. Here’s an outfit you can try: Portrait style jacket that widens the shoulder line and narrows in at the waist. Coordinating pencil skirt

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dress your body type, Style Blog

your body image

A quick post today as I am out all day shopping and doing research.  Will have lots to report tomorrow! In light of all the 16-year models that grace our fashion magazines and celebrities bowing to the plastic surgeons out there (eg Ashley Simpson’s nose!), I think we need a reminder about our body image

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dress your body type, Style Blog

are you a triangle?

Some folks call it “pear-shaped” but I’m averse to naming women after fruit.  Not that I prefer “triangle” any more but it’s a bit more civil.  I’ve dressed over 300 bodies and what I’ve discovered is that most women have the silhouette of a triangle:  their shoulders are narrower than their hips. If you have

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