Thursday, March 25, 2010

Body Styles Part 2 - Hourglass

Today we are discussing the body style Hourglass. An Hourglass shape is very curvy with the bust and hips being about the same measurement and a very defined waistline. Many, many dress styles look great on this body style, with just a few things to avoid.

Best features for an Hourglass shape:

Necklines:
  Halter
  Sweetheart
  V-necklines with Spaghetti Straps or Strapless

Waistlines:
  Empire
  Natural
 Low waistlines with Mid to Very Low backs

Skirts:
  Mermaid
  Straight
  Asymmetrical
  Wrap skirts

This TJ Formal Exclusive 2010 Prom Dress BB1556 has a strapless v-neck and mermaid skirt and would is just the type of dress someone with an hourglass style should be wearing.

Features to avoid if you have an Hourglass body Styles: Gathered, Scoop or Square necklines. Circle or Ball Gown skirts.

2 comments:

  1. Awesome, good to know, thanks!!

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  2. I always wondered if I could wear a mermaid dress..

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