Fall Fashion tips for the triangle body type (aka Pear shape) are all about drawing the eye up and a creating balanced proportions. The goal is to balance the upper half with the lower half so whatever you are wearing doesn’t draw attention to the widest part of your body, which are your hips. Balancing the upper body with the lower body is crucial. If you’re not sure your body type, check out my post on how to discover it here. Let’s dive in:
TOPS EVERY TRIANGLE BODY TYPE NEEDS THIS FALL
Keeping your top half balanced is key when dressing your triangle body type. If you minimize your upper half then you are going to draw attention to your lower half and it will make you appear bigger than you are. And who wants that??? No one! So, look for tops that are lighter in color and that help broaden your shoulders. You want to broaden your shoulders so it creates balance among your halves.
- large V neck or U neck sweaters
- light color tops
- horizontal trips
- long baggy sweaters
Triangle body types can pull off the chunky scarf without it looking too heavy. Go bold and pair it with a stripe shirt or sweater. Not into stripes? Play with your favorite prints or stick with a solid tee and let the scarf be the statement. Either way you will look darling.
FALL FASHION TIPS FOR THE TRIANGLE BODY TYPE- BOTTOMS
The triangle body type needs to keep the focus away from the hips. Darker colors and clean straight lines are the best options for bottoms
- wide leg, flare leg or straight leg pants
- A-line skirts fitted at hips
- dark colors: black, navy, olive
- pencil skirts that cling to hips
- bottoms made of stiffer fabrics
- capri style pants
- skirts that hit mid calf
Do you notice how the darker bottoms and flare jean help balance out the figure? You can use this trick when dressing this fall. I would keep the top in a lighter color and make sure it has sleeves that drop over the shoulder.
Here are items I’ve picked that are essential for fall fashion for the triangle body type: