Guide to shop lingerie by your body shape

By: Chris Kevin | Aug 22, 2011 10:52 AM

When it comes to selecting the right lingerie women are always left confused and daunted. Many forget the fact that there are briefs and bras that are designed to suit the specific shapes of your body. By purchasing lingerie to match you figure and shape you can show off your beautiful body. It doesn’t really matter how slim or how fat you are, buy using proper lingerie you can actually highlight your figure or flatter hide hose extra flesh. This guide will tell you what type of lingerie is perfect for your body figure. Before getting into the details you should understand the type of body you have, whether it’s fab shape, Amazing Apple shape, Curvy shapes, Busty shape or Beautiful Booty shape. 

Fab shape

Women with fab shape can try out any outfits with confidence as they look fabulous in almost anything they wear. However, to further boost your shape you should make sure to use the right lingerie. You can wear short or long knickers as they will not create a wrong statement. Since you are blessed with fab body you can use Thongs and g-strings. Underwired bras are made for your body as they will offer the essential lift you require. Smaller framed, triangle bras made from chiffon and laces will be your perfect choice. 

Anything with frills, laces and bold colours will match your fab body. With such a beautiful body you should have the audacity to wear camisoles and bustiers that will narrow down your body or bodysuits, chemise, babydolls, camisole and short sets that will heighten the beauty of your long legs and body. Make sure to choose the right fabric to suit your body. 

Avoid using loose fitting camisoles or clothing as they could completely camouflage your beautiful shape and curves. Over padded bra is definitely not your pick as they could offer an unnatural appearance. 

Amazing Apple

The most interesting part of Amazing Apple shape body is that certain body parts can be enhanced as per your choice. By trying out different types of lingerie wears you can get a complete whole look every time. Chemises and Baby dolls gives great style and shape your waist and shows off the beauty of your legs. By opting garments that will boost your bust and cling to your centre part you will be making the best out of the garments.  

Any knickers that will help cover your thicker middle will be perfect. Dark coloured shades will provide a fantastic look. Frilly knickers that enhance the hip area and shape wear knickers that accentuate your body and flatter your tummy are few options you can try out. Full cups bras and Underwired bras will give you the desired lift and extra support. Experiment plenty of lingerie wear and create a style statement. 

Avoid wearing padded bras as they will give a hefty appearance. For women with Apple shape body, short waist kickers are not recommended. 

Cute Curves

Every women love to have fantastic curves but those who possesses them wear unappealing inner wears and ruin their gorgeous figure. To draw attention to your cute curves you should wear fabrics and products that heighten them. Unless you out an effort to highlight them, no one will know that you have a fantastic curvy body. Solid colours, attractive prints and embroidery will do the magic for you. 

High cut knickers should be your first preference. No matter what your wear, full knickers, thongs or Brazilian style knickers get a high cut design as they will centre thinnest areas of your waist and enhance the curves. You want to draw attention to your healthy hips you can go for tie side knickers. Bras with side panels in the cups can centre your breasts. Always go for bras that lift and centre your breasts and those that provide lower cup support. Basques, bustiers and corsets can be worn but make sure that they enhance your wonderful waist areas. Vertical and pattern prints are best suited for you. 

Beautiful Bootylicious

Women with Beautiful Bootylicious will want to balance their body shapes. By lengthening the appearance of your chest, you can cover your short waist. 

High cut brief can do wonders and you should go for briefs with high cut. By choosing them you can hide your large thighs and make them appear slimmer. Push up bra will give you the perfect lift and support at the same time the waist gets a desirable shape. Smaller cups can be accentuated by wearing padded bras. Wear bra that will draw more attention to your chest and less attention to your waist. It’s all about balancing and you should always keep that in mind. Other types of bras that will help you achieve the goal are Balconette bras and plunge bras. 

Chemises, babydolls, robes, kimonos with extra gathering and details will be perfect for your body. You will look sexy and glamorous in any of these outfits. Always go for products that will highlight your chest area. 

Avoid using frills, bows and layered briefs as they could make your hips look heavy. Stay away from full coverage knickers as well.  

Busty Beauty

Busty Beauty shapes needs to be given the special attention. Since, there are ample products to choose from, women with bust shapes will always be confused as which one to choose. No matter what lingerie you choose you should give attention to its comfort, support and extra lift factors. You can try out wearing chemises, babydolls, slips and camisoles and short knickers sets that stylish, comfortable and that gives you the essential lift. 

Corsets can look fantastic on those who have busty body as they will enhance the cleavage and gives improved support. Corsets can remove extra weight from the shoulders and back and heighten the curves. Bras hat separate the bras should be tried out. Make sure to wear the right size of bra as they will make you feel great. You can go for balconnette style bra and Underwired bras. You can flatter your shape using French knickers or boy shorts. They are one of the ways by which you can hide that extra flesh of your bottom and give you a proportionate appearance. 

It’s about choosing the right lingerie as they can give the right visual appeal. Be happy about how you look and what you wear.