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Quick Fashion Tips For Diamond Body Types

Below are Quick Tips for Diamond Body Types. The objective of dressing your body type is to create the illusion of an hourglass figure. Since your midsection is the widest part of your body, the objective is to create the illusion of a waist while balancing your narrow shoulders with your hips. No matter what your weight is, balancing your body will have you feeling good and looking great!

Create Curves with Color

A monochromatic look usually works best. Add splashed of color to your upper body with wraps, earrings, necklaces.

Examples:

  • Wear a dark colored dress with a wide dark belt and a statement necklace.
  • Wear a dark pant or skirt suit with a bright colored cami or scarf.

Clothing Shapes for a Diamond Body Type

The key to dressing an diamond body shape is to add volume (or the illusion of volume) to the top of your body and minimize the bottom while creating a waist. Stay away from tight clothing (such as a tube-type dress). To create the most curvaceous effect by mixing and matching suggested separates or by wearing recommended dresses.

Dresses For Diamond Body Types

Choose dresses with A-line skirts that gently skim your figure, darted or belted waists and cuts or embellishments that draw attention and add volume (or the illusion of volume) to your bust and shoulders. Full sleeves (princess sleeves, flutter sleeves, etc) and modestly padded shoulders help to add volume to your upper body. Wide necklines, off-the-shoulder and big lapels are an excellent way to create illusion of volume. Wide-lapeled, A-line, belted coat dresses with structured shoulders are particularly flattering on your body type.

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Tops For Diamond Body Types

Choose tops with cuts, necklines and embellishments that draw attention and add volume (or the illusion of volume) to your bust and shoulders. Off the shoulder, wide necklines and full sleeves are most flattering. Wide-lapeled wrap shirts and jackets with nipped-in waists, structured shoulders and a slightly flared bottom are excellent for diamond body types. Both shirts and jackets that come to the hip-bone are the most flattering on your body type.

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Bottoms For Diamond Body Types

Look for A-line skirts that gently skim your body and stay away from clingy or straight pencil skirts. Choose pants with simple pockets or no pockets at all. Stick with straight-leg jeans that fall straight down from the widest part of your hip. Avoid jeans with whiskering at the hips. Never wear pants with a tapered leg and go with a mid-rise waist.

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Accessories For Diamond Body Types

Wide belts, chunky necklaces and earrings, scarves and wraps, body shapers that trim your bottom and thighs (like Spanx).

It's your shape, not your weight that matters!