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Rectangle Body Type

Know your Triangle Body TypeShoulders and hips are nearly equal, and there is little or no waist definition.

The rectangle body type is also known as the box or square shape in some fashion references. Those of us with rectangle body types face some interesting challenges, but we can do a lot by taking these fashion actions and watching for these solutions:

Rectangle Body Type Actions

  • - focusing on long lean looks
  • - using faux belts (or even real ones)
  • - lovely pointed toes on our shoes
  • - bright scarves, big chunky necklaces, heavy brooches

Rectangle Body Type Solutions

  • Accessories that bring the eye up to your smile.
  • Find your color and stick with it from neck to knee.
  • Use prints cleverly to create the illusion of indentation and shape at the waistline
  • Look for colored side panels, faux vertical seams and tucks, shirring at the midriff, diagonal print panels.