Curvy women are among the prettiest in the whole wide world. While there is no bias towards them, there is definitely something cute and different about curvy petite women that makes them stand out from the crowd.
Sure, their curves set them apart, but then curves are there in a lot of women. How then, do these curvy petite women stand out from the rest. The answer is simple. The well-defined curves to go along with a petite height makes them look really cute and adds a tone of immediate togetherness to their personality.
Some of the women have the required curves, some of them don’t. Some of the women would like a little more junk in the trunk, some of them moan on repeat about slimming down.
Whichever camp you fall into, there are certain outfits that both work hard to embrace and optimize curves, as well as create the illusion of shapeliness.
If you’re straight up and down, there are some great tips to take from women who have learned to dress voluptuous bodies and vice versa. Perhaps you’ve felt too voluptuous to wear certain items, and we’re here to blow those myths right out of the water.
So, here are some of the tips and options that you as a curvy woman can look at while making your dressing choices.
Keeping the neckline at the top of your minds
The right neckline in your dress has the ability to do wonders to enhance your figure. Women need to pay special attention to the neckline of every top and dress they try on.
A good neckline makes an ordinary dress okay, but a great neckline on a good dress has the ability to make it look breathtaking. When it comes to choosing dresses with a great neckline, you can try a scooped or boat-neck neckline that hangs low and accentuates your curvy bust.
You can also opt to wear V-neck t-shirts or tops as they also draw attention to your curves. You can always try an off-the-shoulder neckline. These tops and dresses emphasize your slender collarbone.
From the perspective of things or rather necklines to avoid, curvy and petite women should stay away from high neckline dresses or turtlenecks. These draw attention away from the waist, downplaying your curves instead of using them to your benefit.
What To Do When Opting For Layers
By layers, we mean jackets and the rest of the winter brigade. While jackets can also be donned during the spring and autumn seasons, here are a few tips for curvy, petite ladies when they decide to opt for these wonderful dressing gifts to humans.
Why choosing the right jacket is really important is because the right jacket will help you to further emphasize your upper curves without unbalancing them with your lower curves.
You should always look for form-fitting jackets that nip in at the waist and flare out at the hips. As a petite woman, you ought to stay away from long jackets and always buy shorter ones.
You should also stick with single-breasted jackets, since double-breasted jackets may end up adding unwanted bulk that can throw off your curves.
When you don the jackets you should also remember to avoid jackets with too many pockets or additional detailing that could add bulk to your curves or waist.
The Dresses That Will Make A Difference
Well, having seen a lot of petite girls and women around opting for dresses as they go to choice of clothing, we wanted to talk about that with you as well. When it comes to dresses, many styles and fits naturally flatter curvy figures.
Take the guidelines you have for matching tops and bottoms, and apply those guidelines to single-piece dresses. While opting for dresses, Look for snug fits that emphasize your waist and keep your top and bottom curves balanced.
Among the different styles of dresses, Consider a bodice dress that naturally keeps the top and bottom sections looking separate. These dresses typically have a very flattering dividing line or design at the narrowest part of your waist.
You can also try on a wrap dress or empire waist dress. Both styles nip in at the waist, making it look even thinner while accentuating your upper and lower curves.
When you are looking for dresses, look for form-fitting dresses with a diagonal or bias cut to show off your legs and add a bit of visual interest to your style. Make sure you choose the one that comes in at the waist, hugs the hips, and falls over your thighs loosely.
Form Fitting Tops That Draw Attention
Well, form-fitting tops are available in a variety of styles and options. Some of the more versatile options for curvy women have been considered and mentioned here.
Consider a top with an empire waist. The empire waist nips in at the smallest part of your waist, naturally emphasizing your curves. Look for belted tops. Thick belts are another way to draw attention to your narrow waist, and some tops come with a belt included in the design.
Add a belt to a non-belted top. Buy a basic top, such as a tube top, knit top, or long-sleeve blouse. Look for fitted cuts. Tie a thick belt or sash around the top at your natural waist.
Consider a Wrap-Style Top
Wrap tops also nip in at the waist, showing off your curves. Try a shirt that adds volume to your bust and shoulders, such as a snug empire waist or flowing blouse with a band at the waist.
Always opt for a shirt that nips in at the waist, even for looser designs like these. Make sure you pair voluminous tops with bottoms that also add volume to keep your curves in proportion.
With Tops, Pants Are Equally Important
As we said, having chosen tops that suit your curvy figure, you will need a pair of pants that will go along and pair really well with these tops. With that in mind, here are a few of the different styles of pants that a curvy and petite figured woman can opt for when they go shopping.
The basic rule is to look for pants that balance out whatever top you opt to wear. Look for pants with wide waistbands that further emphasize the waist that will help you flaunt your curves even better.
You also have the option of choosing a pair of straight-leg pants to wear with a form-fitting top. Cargo pants are a really good option as well, because cargo pants with side pockets to keep the balance of your curves when you wear a fuller top.
Stick with boot-cut jeans for the most versatility. Select a boot-cut with a slightly more noticeable flare to help balance out your curvy hips. From the fashion fails that you ought to avoid with pants, avoid pants with belts, pockets, or other detailing around the hips or rear.
These details will just add bulk, throwing off the balance of your curves. Dark wash jeans are also a good option in cases when you wish to look a little slim compared to your usual style.
With Pants, Skirts Are A Go-To Option For The Ladies
When you are selecting skirts, remember to select them like you would select your pants. Look for pieces that balance out your top, and stick with designs that benefit from your natural curves instead of fighting against them.
Pencil skirts and other such figure-hugging or curve-hugging skirts should be your go-to options as they skim your figure and bring out your curves.
Bustier ladies should always (and we cannot emphasize enough on always) opt for high waisted skirts as they make women an immediate magnet of attention. Also, remember to look for a curve-hugging skirt that flares or flounces out around the bottom if you plan on wearing it with a fuller top.
Pair full skirts, like A-lines, with a full top that adds volume to your shoulders and bust. Full skirts add slight volume to your hips, balancing out a fuller top. There is nothing from the skirt selection that you should avoid as such.
The only point you should remember is to select colors that go well with your skin tone and highlight it along with your curves.
Curvy figures are often considered the picturesque feminine ideal. Women with curvy figures typically fall under the “hourglass” body type. They have equally predominant busts and hips with a narrow waist.
If you have a curvy body type, you should choose pieces that naturally emphasize your waist and keep your top and bottom curves equally balanced out. Remember to flaunt your curves in style, with ample confidence and a great walk and every pair of eyes will be on you.
More importantly, it will go a long way in helping you feel really good about yourself.