Remember when our brilliant co-founder Hillary Kerr revealed 23 things she wishes she knew at the age of 23? Nestled among the seeds of her truth was one that stood out in particular to us: Not every trend is for every body, and that’s okay. Her affections endorse the value of dressing for your particular body shape and promise that you’ll be more comfortable and confident if embrace your silhouette rather than against it.
So how do we put Kerr’s smart life lesson into practice? The first step is to ask, What body shape am I? Instead of comparing your body to images of today’s celebrities or fruit, we’re using images of Oprah fashion expert Bradley Bayou trick technique. Bayou‘s system uses math — it’s a bit intensive, but we‘I will guide you through it–to double check you‘found your true form.
We’ve limited today’s post to four main body types for the sake of simplicity, but for a closer look at all Bayou cover shapes and sizes check out his book The science of sexy, in which he gives advice on how to dress for 48 different body types. Also, remember that regardless of your size, you can have any of the four body shapes below; it’s more about how your weight is distributed (whatever it may be).
With that said, take out the tape measure and scroll down to find your actual body shape.