Dress To Impress – 4 Chinese New Year Dresses For Your Body Type

 

body types, fashion, hourglass figure
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Before I proceed with this discussion, I would like to start off with a disclaimer statement!

“We at PSLove, respect and admire women of all body shapes and sizes. This article is just a generic discussion based on prior research and reading work. We love you 😳 “ 

Now that we cleared the air, let’s begin our discussion on 4 different body types and the kind of Chinese New Year dresses that suits you the best! 🙂 Also, if you are not sure about how the hourglass, pear, rectangle and apple shaped figure looks like, you can read about it here.

 

Hourglass Figure

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How to flaunt your gorgeous hourglass figure this Chinese New Year?

You can try the following type of dresses:

  1. Wrap
  2. Body-con
  3. Pencil
  4. Mad Men’s Wiggle
  5. Waist Tuck
  6. Swing

Tips: 

  1. You should equally highlight your busts and hips as they are proportionate to one another (embrace your curves).
  2. You should get dresses that outline your ‘defined’ waistline.
  3. It is important to accentuate your waistline as it is proportionately smaller than your hips and busts.

 

Here are the the ones available in the market (with their website & price) that you can try out!

Love Bonito Wrap Dress, hourglass figure

Get this wrap dress from Love Bonito at
SGD 34.90

This wrap dress accentuates and highlights your defined waistline, bringing more depth to your hips and busts.

hourglass figure, chinese new year 2017

Get this wrap wiggle dress from Dressabelle at
SGD 34.90

The pleated skirt helps highlight your waist (as it is a waist tuck dress) and accentuates your bust.

Love Bonito Bodycon dress, hourglass figure, fashion

Get this bodycon dress from Love Bonito at
SGD 45.90

This dress outlines your curves, and brings equal attention to your busts and hips. The vertical line also helps bring symmetry to your body.

swing dress, chinese new year 2017, hourglass figure

Get this swing dress from Dressabelle at
SGD 34.90

The swing dress highly defines your waist and tones down your hips to look proportionate to your bust.

 

Pear Shaped Figure

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How to flaunt your gorgeous pear shaped figure this Chinese New Year?

You can try the following type of dresses:

  1. A-line
  2. V-neck
  3. Skater
  4. Bodice

Tips: 

  1. You should try to redefine your hips and make it proportionate to your waist.
  2. It is important to accentuate your bust to reduce the attention on the lower half of your body (as your hips & thighs are the widest parts).
  3. You can also outline your waist (but not too much as it is smaller than your hips & thighs), concentrate on your bust.

 

Here are the the ones available in the market (with their website & price) that you can try out!

neonmello fit n flare ombre a line dress

Get this A-line dress from Neonmello at
SGD 35.90

The flare at the bottom of the dress helps reduce the attention on your hips and thighs and concentrates on accentuating your waistline and bust.

zalora, v-neck dress, pear shaped body

Get this V-neck dress from Zalora at
SGD 40.90

The flare at the bottom of the dress helps reduce the attention on your hips and thighs and concentrates on accentuating your waistline and bust.

neon mello, skater dress, pear shaped figure

Get this skater dress from Neonmello at
SGD 39.90

This crochet detailing around the bust helps define your waistline and bust, to make it look proportionate to your hips.

zalora, bodice dress, pear shaped body

Get this bodice dress from Zalora at
SGD 26.90

This dress firmly rests on your bust and highlights it (along with your waist line) and the floral prints are very suitable for Chinese New Year.

 

Rectangle Shaped Figure

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 How to flaunt your gorgeous rectangle shaped figure this Chinese New Year?

You can try the following type of dresses:

  1. Pocketed
  2. Ruffled
  3. Empire/Banded Waist
  4. Belted
  5. Gathered Layers
  6. Jumpsuits/Playsuits

Tips: 

  1.  You should concentrate on highlighting your shoulders, arms and legs as they are proportionately slender.
  2. It is important to add volume and define your waist.
  3. Concentrate on highlighting either your bust or waist & hips at a time to make your body symmetrical and proportionate.

 

Here are the the ones available in the market (with their website & price) that you can try out!

wadrobemess, rompers, jumpsuits, rectangle shaped figureGet this romper/jumpsuit from Wadrobemess at
SGD 24.90

The waist band and detailed crochet helps on bringing focus to your busts whilst the bottom makes your leg look slender and longer.

her velvet vase, khaki dress, belt dress

Get this belted dress from Her Velvet Vase at
SGD 34.00

The belt on sits right on the waist, which helps define and highlight your bust & waist line.

ruffled waist banded dress, wadrobemess

Get this waist-band ruffled dress from Wadrobemess at
SGD 28.90

The asymmetrical ruffle highlights your symmetrical waist & hip; whilst the waist-band accentuates your bust.

her velvet vase, tube dress, chinese new year

Get this belted dress from Her Velvet Vase at
SGD 24.00

The ruffles on the top accentuates your busts, while the pencil cut and slit on the dress makes your body symmetrical.

 

Apple Shaped Figure

apple shaped figure
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How to flaunt your gorgeous apple shaped figure this Chinese New Year?

You can try the following type of dresses:

  1. V-neck
  2. Shift Shape
  3. Lace
  4. High Waist

Tips: 

  1. You should wear dresses that make your hips look wider (to make your body look proportionate).
  2. You should invest in dresses that help define your waist line.
  3. Since your bust is wider than your hips, work on embracing your curves or accentuating them.

 

Here are the the ones available in the market (with their website & price) that you can try out!

her velvet vase, lace dress, v-neck, chinese new year 2017

Get this lace dress from Her Velvet Vase at
SGD 24.00

The lace throughout the dress tones down your curves and makes your body look proportionate. The added waist band defines your waist.

tinsel rack, high waist dress, chinese new year 2017

Get this high waist dress from Tinsel Rack at
SGD 39.90

The high waist helps highlight your bust (embrace this gift) and define your waist, while the flare helps accentuate your hips.

runway bandits, nude, shape shift dress

Get this shape shift dress from Runway Bandits at
SGD 38.00

This dress does not accentuate or highlight any part of your body, therefore making your busts & hips proportionate and symmetrical.

zalora, v neck dress, apple shaped figure

Get this V-neck dress from Zalora at
SGD 43.90

The v-neck helps accentuate your bust, while the high waist defines your waistline. The off shoulder makes your arms & legs look proportionate.

 


There you have it!

The different Chinese New Year 2017 outfit looks for various body types. To take a perfect #OOTD for Chinese New Year, you not only need a great fashion sense, but you also need great make up looks! Find out how to get the perfect eye make up for asian eyes here, with a video tutorial.

Gong Xi Fa Cai lovelies <3

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