Women with the H-Body Shape usually have barely waist and almost no curves at the buttocks, bust, and hips. Therefore they seem a little androgynous. But the good thing is that the arms and legs of the H-Body Shape woman are often slim and long. This can be accentuated in a perfect and fashionable way. As well for the missing waist, there are a lot of great tips from the trick box of fashion. Following I have given you the 10 best basic rules for the H-Body Shape.
When you’re not sure which Body Shape you have, check out my previous article “What Is Your Body Shape?”. In this article I prepared a visual guideline, which helps you to find out, which body shape you really have.
Add volume or something that guide the view to shoulders, décolleté and chest. For example, puffed sleeves, shoulder straps, draped necklines, breast pockets with flaps or pleated breast parts.
Add a deep V-line with seams, cuts and accessories to your upper body, which should reach as far as possible the waist. Wide, deep lapel collar are ideal, as well as drapings, ruffles and fabric patterns. That accentuates your waist.
Be sure to make the silhouette of your lower body looks like an A. Wear, for example, slightly flared skirts and trousers. Appropriate embellishments as straps, ruffles, embroideries, lace, piping or something like this, are also advantaged.
Play with large fabric volume either on upper or lower body. If you have, as many H-figure women, very slender legs, little butt and an almost boyish narrow hip, then a lot of volume on the lower body is recommended. Wide plaid skirts or Palazzo pants make you look curvy feminine by their cut and the fabric movement. But combined with figure-hugging tops.
Set some female accents. With ruffles, flounces, drapings, gatherings, loops or lace and embroidery details. A very feminine design provides a great contrast to your figure. Use it specifically, but not so much, at the shoulder, chest and waist area. Keep it balanced!
Use diagonal cuts and lines as well as asymmetrical elements to guide the eye of the observer into snake lines across the body. This let the body appear more curvy.
Most optimally is a total look in the same color scheme to divert the attention from the waist. If you prefer more colorful or a color mix, the waist should be always the darkest spot.
Choose patterns that flatter your body. In the case of less curves, it is possible to produce visuell curves by the shape of pattern.
Use belts, or suited embellishments at the waistline. But generally without wide belts or very dominant ornaments. Wear narrow or medium-width belts in the same color as your clothes.
Emphasize on all your garments the waistline. Seams, cuts and silhouettes should be narrower or accentuated in the middle of the waist and become wider towards the shoulders and hips. Wide, shapeless clothes and tops, as well as square jackets, are not advantageous.
And what do you think? Could I help you to style you differently? Which tips do you like more? Leave a comment, if you like!
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