The hourglass shape has equal width shoulders and hips as well as a smaller width waist.
Aim: to balance the upper and lower parts of your body. Fitted and tailored jacket, not too tight, that fall just below the waist area or just above your hip bone.
✔ Fitted and tailored coats, not too tight, knee length or just above the knee. ✔ All kinds of belts. ✔ Dresses: wiggle dresses, fit-and-flare dresses, wrap dresses.
✘ Items made from thick fabrics. ✘ Items with checks or striped patterns and prints. ✘ Baggy clothes. Long bootcut pants. ✘ Items with patch pockets or puffed sleeves.
Aim: to balance the silhouette.
✔ Items made from dark fabrics with vertical stripes. ✔ pants\jean: Baggy or straight cut with a low waistline, jeans made from stretch denim with regular rise, flare cut. ✔ Skirts: high-waisted pencil, semi-circle, multilayered skirts, wrap skirts with the length below the knee.
✘ Items that fit too tightly. ✘ Clothes with a low waistline. ✘ Items with horizontal stripes, large prints, or patch pockets.
Aim: to complete your silhouette.
✔ A round toe with elegant heels. ✔ Ballerina flats.