Tri­an­gle/ Pear Shaped Body

Health & Nutrition - - SHAPE UP -

Min­i­mize lower body. Em­pha­size up­per body. Lead at­ten­tion up­wards. Fill out shoul­ders and up­per body with soft full­ness and de­sign de­tails.

GO FOR Western: Short-sleeved tops to draw at­ten­tion up­wards. Fill the shoul­ders with shoul­der pads or puffed sleeves. Skirts and dresses that are straight or slightly flared. Boot leg and straight pants. In­dian: Straight cut kurta with half sleeves. Small to medium scale pat­terns. De­sign de­tails and em­broi­dery near the face in con­trast­ing colours. Fab­rics like crepe and geor­gette which cling to the body. Women with short legs should wear the sari above the naval to ap­pear taller.

AVOID Very loose, stiff fab­rics; raw and heavy silk; starched cot­ton and gar­ments that add bulk to the hips. Large scale pat­tern. Hems or de­signs at the hip-line. Open and ta­pered pleats on skirts or pants. Short kurta and pa­tiala sal­war. A-line kurti.

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