3 Key Factors:

Learn How to Flatter Your Figure

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Feature A

A = Body shape defined by the dictionary:  The human body shape is a complex phenomenon with sophisticated detail and function. The general shape or figure of a person is defined mainly by the molding of skeletal structures, as well as the distribution of muscles and fat.

What???   In a nut shell, body shape is the silhouette from your front view, or the outline of your figure.

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Feature B

B = Body proportions I am talking about longer or shorter legs, a longer or shorter waist, rise, décolletage and your neck length. This measurement will tell you where to end your hems – tops, skirts, sleeves, trousers.  

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Feature C

C = Body Incidentals/Deviations  are everything else that determines your overall body shape. The other bits and pieces on your body; a bigger bottom, larger bust, fuller upper arms, saddlebags, curvy calves,  etc. 

The bottom line is: A+B+C = Body Type