<FONT COLOR=black>How to style: A Straight body shape

The woman with a straight figure is characterised by a slim and athletic build with not much of a waist. She also often has narrow shoulders and hips and relatively small breasts. Do you have this body type? Great! Compared to other shapes, this figure type is very easy to dress. You can really go in a lot of directions, so the choice is yours! 

Most women with this figure type do not always feel feminine and sexy, because they don’t have the round curves of the pear or hourglass. However, this really doesn't have to be a problem! With the right clothes, you can create the feminine curves and waist you’re looking for.

For example, you can create more of a waist by wearing fitted tops. At least when they are fitted at the top and especially when they’re wider at the waist. Tip: roll up the sleeves to accentuate your waist. Tops with horizontal stripes or striking prints are also perfect for your figure. Vertical stripes are best avoided.

You can wear almost any pair of trousers to show off your figure, but with a tight top, Girlfriend or Ankle jeans look especially sexy. Roll up the bottom for a playful effect. Wide Leg, Bootcut or Flare jeans will also accentuate your waist.

Would you rather not draw attention to your waist? Choose a tighter fitting model, such as Skinny or Legging. This will make your legs the focus of attention.

Curious about other body types? Read more here.
Written by Martens Fashion Group

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