Every woman is beautifully and uniquely designed, no matter how society shapes us, we are all meant to shine. We are all wonderfully made, and fashion shouldn’t be something to fear, but let’s face it, sometimes it can become quite intimidating when setting out to be the next fashion trendsetter. Some women can have doubts when trying new things. We can be our own worst critics, however, fashion shouldn’t be something to fear -- it should be something fun and a time for you to get creative no matter what size you are.
Breaking the ‘Rules’
If you feel vibrant in a piece of clothing, wear it! No one should tell you what you shouldn’t wear. Your body is your own and you should dress it however you like. There is nothing better than a strong, confident woman who feels amazing in her skin, regardless of her body shape or size. But let’s face it, not everyone is there, yet. There are several women who just feel lost when they go shopping and they are looking for a little advice. If you are further along in your self-love journey and have a personal style all your own, this article isn’t for you. This article is for the women who are struggling to find their own style and can’t seem to find anything that looks ‘good’ on them.
This article is for the women whose heads spin every time they go clothes shopping. We want to give you a starting point. Don’t look at the tips within this article as ‘rules.’ Look at them as a baby-steps in your personal style journey. The goal is to help you pull together a look. After you get started, add in other pieces and experiment until you create a look that is all your own!
Let’s Talk Body Types
The easiest way to pull together a look, when you don’t know where to start, is to identify your body type (or shape) and to find clothes that accentuate your shape. It will feel like the clothes were custom made for you.
The four most common body types are apple, pear, hourglass, and rectangular. There are more types than that, but many women fall in one of those categories or can somewhat relate to at one of those four.
The Apple Shape