The key to dressing an Inverted Triangle body type is to balance your broader shoulders, chest and back with your narrower lower body to create more of an hourglass effect. This is achieved by choosing clothes that add curves to your hips and bottom while creating a more defined waist. You have amazing legs so feel free to play with skirt lengths, but don’t go too short otherwise you will further a top-heavy look. Please click on the thumbnails below to learn more about how to dress an Inverted Triangle body type.
Look for tops that will accentuate your waist and help balance your bust with your hips.
*Tops with banding or nipping at the waist.
*Tailored shirts and jackets.
*Dark colored tops.
Also look for tops with narrow v-necks. and nipped in waists that flare slightly at the hip.
*Shirts with deep scoop or V-necks narrow your upper body. Layer a lighted colored shell with a v-neck to enhance the effect.
*Deep V-neck wrap style tops. A little flare below the waist will help add curves to your hips.
*Wear deep shawl collared or lightly colored tops, particularly in dark colors with a light shell underneath.
*Shirts with vertical details on the upper body. A nipped-in waist and flared bottom will add curves to your hips.
*Choose bottoms that will enhance your lower body and help balance your upper body.
Try the following:
*Pants with wide or flared legs are flattering to your figure. Side pockets or flap-style back pockets help balance your upper body.
*Cargo style pants are particularly flattering.
*Boot cut, slightly flared, or trouser cut jeans are the most flattering on your figure. whickering at the hips and flap-pockets will add curves to your lower half.
*A-line skirts fill out your slight hips while balancing your upper body. Look for details around the hips or bold colors and prints to further enhance the effect.
*Full or ballerina type skirts add curves to your lower half and balance your broader, upper body. You have great legs, so feel free to play with length.