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Dress for your shape: Triangle

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 /


Female Triangle Body Shape


Your bust is proportionately smaller than your hips and you have a well defined waist. It is the most common female body shape and often characterised by wearing a different size on top and bottom.


To create balance by visually widening the upper body, ie. bust and shoulder line.

Great pieces

Sheike Hurricane Cost in Limeade $189.95L.K. Bennett Lander Seamed Dress in Blue 245GBP

L-R: Sheike Hurricane Coat in Limeaid $189.95, L.K. Bennett Lander Dress in Blue £245.00

Curacao Cotton Scarf at hardtofind $49.00                    Snow storm wood necklace at Hard to Find $45.00

L-R: Curacao Cotton Scarf at $49.00, Snow Storm Wooden Necklace at $45.00

David Lawrence Silk Blizzard Top $119.00108569784

 L-R: David Lawrence Silk Blizzard Top $119.00, Jigsaw Paloma Suit Skirt $199.00


Look for:

  • Tops or jackets that are brighter or lighter in colour, patterned or with horizontal stripes.
  • Striking necklaces or scarves that bring attention to your upper body.
  • Jackets with shoulder pads or epaulettes.
  • Tops or blouses with ruffles or other embellishments around the neckline.
  • Tops with cap, puff or angled sleeves.
  • Straight trousers or skirts in a darker or solid colour.



  • Baggy pieces
  • Full A-line skirts or dresses
  • Straight or boxy dresses in stiff fabrics

 Great places to shop

  • Jigsaw
  • David Lawrence
  • Diana Ferrari
  • Basque at Myer
  • Karen Millen
  • Jacqui E
  • Zara
  • Anthea Crawford
  • Carla Zampatti
  • ASOS
  • Birdsnest


One Response to “Dress for your shape: Triangle”

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