Dresses to Glam Up Pear Shaped/Triangle Body Type Divas

In our series about the different body types & how to select a dress for your body type, we have successfully covered Apple shaped body types, Rectangle shaped body type, Column shaped body type & more. We received several messages to talk about triangle shaped body type...so here it is!!!

Primarily, a pear shaped also known as triangle shaped body type is most common Indian body type.  Simply explained, in this type, the body is heavier at the bottom and narrower at the upper & in confusion, this may sometimes lead such body types to opt for loose and over sized clothing. Don't worry, this guide below will help you take a better decision for all your future shopping endeavors.

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Lets look at some benefits, challenges & dresses one should select for this body type:


Apart from being admired for being the best shape for better health, you carry that extra pounds at the bottom which is more easier to be covered.


To enhance your assets perfectly

Boat neck line visually broadens your shoulder helping in balancing those saddle bags. It creates a volume on shoulders and being relatively lesser at the chest you can get away with those higher necklines in style.

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A Line dresses emphasis the upper body while slimming down your lower part. Thus for those casual brunches they are the best to be opted for.

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Worried about those formal dinners…? Well, don’t be because the way you can carry the empire cut dresses nobody can…Empire cut dresses are the ones which tappers just below the waist thus it not only enhances the slimmest part of your body but also covers your problematic lower with an oomph. And also helps in adding length to your body

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If you wish to sizzle around town, go for strapless dresses. It will help in making you look fuller at the bust and further helps in trimming you down at the bottom. And hey, don’t forget to team it up with a gorgeous neck piece to attract attention to your top half.

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*Play with heavier drapes around neck or higher necklines, like turtle neck, boat necks, stand up collars or collaret.
*Also you can go in for bold prints at the top to meliorate your upper half
*Try to avoid dresses shorter than knee length and let those slim calf do the magic


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