DRESSING FOR YOUR BODY TYPE 

S - STANDARD

Your body is well proportioned; meaning no one part of the body, hips, waist bust or shoulders is wider or narrower in comparison to the rest of the body.

You have a waist comes in slightly. You would prefer clothes fitted to your natural body lines.

Below you can find some basic recommendations that you can follow in order to balance your silhouette and enhance your look. 
 

Necklines : You can use any necklines, round shape low neck lines such as scoop, oval, jewel, sweetheart and v style are more recommended.

Scoop Neckline
Jewel Neckline
Bateu Neckline
Square Neckline
V Neckline

Sleeves : Any length loose and wide sleeves like puffed, rolled up, bishop, flared, bell, flutter and cuffed. 

Puffed Sleeves
Rolled Up Sleeves
Bishop Sleeves
Bell Sleeves
Leg of Mutton Sleeves

Shirts : Form fitting tops that will accentuate your waist line;  wrap tops; peplum style or belted tops, light weight jersey knits. Avoid loose sweaters, chunky knits.

Bust Pockets Shirts
Rolled Sleeve Shirts
Fitted Shirts
Peplum Style Shirts
Belted Shirts

Jackets : Classic style, fitted or tailored blazers; single or double breasted, mid-length jackets with slightly defined waist 

Double Breasted Jacket
Leather Jackets
Single Breasted Jacket
Norfolk Jacket
Peplum Style Jacket

Coats : Form fitted, tailored classic styles, such as trenches or wrapped coats.

Double Breasted Belted Coat
Single Breasted Princes Coat
Single Breasted Trench Coat
Double Breasted Trench Coat
Single Breasted Chesterfield

Skirts : Maintain the natural waist line and avoid adding too much volume to at the bottom. Flat front, pencil or tube skirts, A line or less pleated skirts such as bias, godet or gored styles.

A Line Skirt
Bias Skirt
Godet Skirt
Gored Skirt
Pencil Skirt

Dresses : Straight and follows your body line; shift dresses with or without belt around the waist, wrap and flowy styles.

A Line Dress
Shirt Dresses
Sheath Style Dress
Princess Seams Dress
Wrap Style Dress

Pants & Jeans : Medium rise, classic, skinny, straight, flared or boot-cut jeans and pants. Avoid anything loose or baggy.

Boot Cut Pants
Flared Leg Pants
Tapered Pants
Formal Trousers
Classic Trousers

Fabrics : Use soft, flowy or stretchy fabrics that would follow your natural body silhouette such as fine silk, jersey, cotton and stretchy denim. Avoid stiff, thick and textured fabrics.

Accessories : Since you have balanced silhouette, your shoes selection would depend on your outfit. If your outfit is heavy on the top, than you would balance it with your chunky shoes, wedges and platforms. If you have balanced outfit, than you can choose more classic shoes like flats and medium heels.

Choose handbags that naturally sit on your waist area. Satchel bags, hobo bags are good options. Avoid long strapped bags such as cross body bags that rest below your hips.

You can use scarves with fold up and knot styles. Dark colour, slim, belts with no embellishments are also recommended in order to create illusion of a waist line if you would like to do so.

Medium length, fine or chunky necklaces, big earrings and hair accessories would draw attention to upward. You can choose fine necklaces such as several long strands or beads as well.

Dressing Guides for Other Body Silhouettes

Dressing Guide For Oval Body Type
Dressing Guide For Triangle Body Type
Dressing Guide For Teardrop Body Type
Dressing Guide For Rectangle Body Type
Dressing Guide For Hourglass Body Type
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