How can I dress for my body shape? I am 5’3″ and 98 lbs. My body is slim & fairly healthy but my spine curves inward & I have a naturally large rear, my waist is very slim. Whatever I wear balloons out when it reaches my hips & hides the rest of my torso – so I always end up looking a lot chunkier than I am.

How can I dress for my body shape?You sound very tiny. From your body shape description I am not sure what your body type is however it may be a triangle shape, narrower on the top than on the bottom. Draw attention away from your hip area if you do not want to call attention there. Printed tops with short sleeves and solid color skirts or pants will do the trick. Look for trims on necklines or any details on clothing that draws attention upwards. Other tricks to try are wearing a piece of statement jewelry, an up-to-date hairstyle and / or flattering makeup. Have your spine checked out by a physician since you think it curves inward.

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Body Shape Q & A

Dressing For Your Body Type
Knowing your body type/ shape is important. In order to look good you need to choose clothing styles that flatter you. Few if any of us have the “perfect figure.”

Jewelry That Makes A Statement
Jewelry that makes a statement sends a message about who you are and what you value, conveys confidence and can make an outfit chic. I think what you notice first about someone is their personal statement. A piece of jewelry that catches your eye when you see a woman qualifies as a “statement” piece of jewelry. Something that stands out from everything else.

How to Choose a New Hairstyle
Looking for a new hairstyle? Below are some  ways to go about the process.  To choose a new hairstyle, start by looking at pictures of hairstyles in magazines and cut out pictures of the ones you like.