Does one of these women look like you?
If your answer is YES, then you’re a lucky lady.
If your answer is NO, then welcome to my club. Unlike the women seen here, I don’t have willowy arms, stick-thin legs and a swan neck.
Below are examples of the “real women” I see every day. Once you have found your doppelgänger, click on the “Shop Basics” to see the pieces that I hand picked for you.
Not gonna lie…you may not find an exact representation of yourself but I hope that you will be able to identify with some aspects of these women and incorporate my suggestions into your wardrobe.
Identifying your “Shape” is essential to choosing your “Drape” and ultimately defining your “Style”.
So now it’s time to…
Find your shape.
The Botticelli woman is stands 5’3″ and above.
She has thicker arms and legs, an ample bust, and a round waistline.
She likely wears “Plus” sized clothing and may also shop “Standard” sizes as well.
Her size ranges from “Standard” 12-14 and “Plus” 16 – 24
The Pixie woman stands 5’3″ and under.
She has a small bone structure. Her frame is thin and her chest and shoulders are proportional to her narrow hips.
While she may wear “Traditional” sized clothing she is also the perfect candidate for “Petite” sizing.
Her size generally ranges from “Standard” 00-4 or “Petite” 0-8
The Lollipop woman stands 5’7″ and above.
She has thin arms and legs but her bust is larger than her narrow hips and torso.
She may wear “Standard” sized clothing but will likely be best served by purchasing pants from “Tall” collections.
Her size ranges from “Standard” 8-14 + “Tall” 4-10
The Pear woman stands 5’3″ and above.
Her smaller shoulders and torso rest upon her fuller hips, thighs and calves.
She likely wears “Standard” sized clothing and may also shop in the “Petite” realm for her tops, dresses, and jackets.
Her size ranges from “Standard” 4-12 or “Petite” 8-12
The Athletic woman stands 5’3″ and above.
She is trim but not thin as she has broader shoulders, muscular arms and legs. Her breast size varies but she has a toned stomach and back.
She wears “Standard” sized clothing.
Her size range is a “Standard” 4-10.
The Violin woman stands 5’3″ and above.
She has softer sloping shoulders, fuller arms, thicker hips and an ample derriere.
She primarily wears “Standard” sized clothing but may also appreciate the “Plus” sized world.
Her sizes range from “Standard” 8-14 to “Plus” 14-18
The Buxom woman stands at 5’3″ or above.
She has broader shoulders, thicker arms, ample breasts, and fuller hips, legs and derriere.
She likely crosses back and forth between “Standard” and “Plus” sized clothing.
Her size ranges from a “Standard” 8-12 and a “Plus” 16-18
SHORTER LEGS / LONG TORSO
The S.L.L.T. woman stands at 5′ 3″ and above.
Her torso is longer than her hips and legs. Her shoulder and hip width are proportional.
She wears “Standard” sized clothing and may prefer “Petite” sizing for pants.
Her size range is “Standard” 6-12 and “Petite” 6-12
LONG LEGS / SHORT TORSO
The L.L.S.T. woman stands at 5’3″ and above.
Her torso is shorter than her hips and legs. Her shoulder and hip width are proportional.
She wears “Standard” sized clothing and may prefer “Tall”sizes for pants.
Her size ranges from “Standard” 6-12 and “Tall” 6-12
The “Tall” woman stands at 5’7″ or above.
Her shoulders and chest are proportional to her hips and thighs. She has long legs which require her to look for pants with additional length, but she is not necessarily a Plus size.
Her sizes range from “Standard” 8-12, “Tall” 2-12
The “Curvy Petite” woman stands at 5’3″ or under. While she is petite in height, she has thicker arms and legs and a round torso.
The “Curvy Petite” woman faces unique challenges. She can shop “Petites” but she is likely best served by “Petite Plus” sizing.
Her sizes range from “Petite” 10-12, “Petite Plus” 14-22