How to Dress: What Not to Wear When Petite With Big Hips ‘Pear Shaped’
4. Oversized baggy clothing makes all women appear to be heavier and layering can sometimes have this effect, so be sure to pick your pieces carefully. You do not want to wear clothing that Especially if you are pear-shaped you should avoid oversized tops, dresses, jackets, and coats. You should opt towards semi-fitted or fitted clothing to achieve figure-flattering results.
Petite celebrity chef 5’3″ Rachel Ray has committed two fashion infractions by wearing a baggy dress and ankle strap heels.
SHOES TO AVOID
5. Chunky shoes with ankle straps tend to make your legs appear shorter and thicker, which causes more emphasis on wide hips. Boots will have the same effect. You may also want to avoid flat shoes to avoid looking frumpy and a dumpy bum. It is best to wear to wear a sleek high heeled pump or at least a two-inch heeled shoe to help give you are more a slim-lined appearance.
We offer petite fashion advice to help you avoid unflattering looks depending on what your figure type is: Pear, Apple, Hour Glass, Athletic-Rectangle, Inverted Triangle. Not every style is meant to be worn on all petite women’s figure types and that is why we offer helpful advice, so you can select styles that are best for your beautiful petite shape.
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Written by: Ann Lauren
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