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Inverted Triangle Body Shape

inverted triangle body shape


If you have an inverted triangle body shape you are top heavy. You have proportionally broad shoulders, large bust and narrow hips.

This body type is also referred to as a v shape upper body. It is the second best female body shape (after the hourglass figure).


Your main style aims are...

...to create the illusion of the perfect hourglass body shape by balancing your lower body to your upper body and to draw attention away from your upper body.

Do wear...

  • Flowing fabrics

  • Low to medium-low necklines

  • Set-in sleeves

  • Three-quarter length sleeves

  • A good fitting, well adjusted bra

  • Tops and dresses that flow through the waist

  • A-line skirts

  • Flared pants

Don't wear...

  • Stiff, bulky, fabrics

  • Styles that emphasize your shoulders

  • High necklines

  • Big collars

  • Tapered skirts and pants

Combine these guidelines with...

...the guidelines for your vertical body shape.

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Please note these guidelines only take into account your horizontal and vertical body shapes. The recommendations may change based on other features such as your age, your weight, your face shape, your neck length and any figure flaws you may have.

The online women's estyles program gives you personalized style recommendations that take all your proportions into account.



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