Apples or Pears: Are you dressing appropriately for your body type?
Take our fashion challenge quiz and find out if you can apply the right tips to help the hard to fit!
Marie is tall and thin. Stacy and Clinton want her to have a curvier, more balanced look. What type of fit should her clothes have?
close to the body
How long should Marie's jackets be?
They should hit at the waist.
They should land above the waist.
They should drop below the waist.
If you are tall like Marie, how long should your skirts be?
above the Knee
at the knee or slightly below the knee
well below the knee
Mitsi is a bit short. Her clothes can look a bit baggy and sloppy at times. She wants a more sophisticated and more slender look. To help Mitsi look hip and slim, her skirts should:
flare out at the bottom
have a straight cut
sit low on her hips
True or False: Mitsi's thick-soled shoes elevate her and give her a taller look.
Mai is on the short side and likes to show off her curves. Clinton and Stacy want to tone down her style and make her look more professional. What sort of jacket would be most flattering for Mai?
a jacket with a straight cut
a broad-shouldered jacket
a jacket that comes in at the sides
Amy tends to wear long shapeless dresses that she thinks de-emphasize her body. Stacy and Clinton want to create a hip-slimming look for her. Which trouser cut will look most slimming?
trousers that flare at the bottom
Nancy dresses for comfort, not style. She is a bit larger on top than bottom, and Stacy and Clinton want to make those areas look more proportional. What sort of jacket should they fit her with?
a long, buttoned-down jacket that goes past the buttocks
a short, one-button jacket
a jacket that hits right above the hip
Laura is 33, but she still dresses like a kid. She is on the thin side, so the oversized clothes do not complement her. What sort of sweater would accomodate her chest?
a long V-neck sweater
a tight button-up sweater
a long sweater that flows well past the waist
Alana has a straight frame. Clinton and Stacy want her to have a curvier look that is also professional. They suggest a blazer with a specific cut to help create this fuller look. What is the jacket like?
It has a straight tailored look.
It is structured and comes in above the waist with a small flare at the hips.
It is wider in the shoulders and narrows at the waist.
Jaimee has well-balanced curves and tend to wear tight clothes that draw the wrong type of attention to her curves. Stacy and Clinton want to create a classy and classic look for her. What type of skirt would they recommend?
If you have an hourglass shape like Jaimee, how should you accentuate your small waist?
wear a wrap or belted dress
wear a double-breasted jacket
wear separates of different prints
Lisa has a funnel shape. This means that most of her weight is above the waist. What part of her body should Lisa try to show off?
If you have large breasts like Lisa, you should avoid:
If the widest part of your body is below your waist, how should you draw more attention up top?
wear lighter colors on top and dark colors below the waist
wear wide-leg pants
wear pleated skirts
What type of jeans should you avoid if you have broad shoulders?
boot cut jeans
Jane is dressing for an interview and would like to hide her belly area. Stacy and Clinton suggest a dress and blazer. For the dress, what type of neckline do the duo recommend?
Christina is planning a trip to the Caribbean and is swimsuit shopping. She has short legs, and would like to create an illusion of longer legs. What type of suit should Christina shop for?
bikini with a high cut bottom
a two piece with boy shorts
What type of jeans should you wear if you have thicker thighs?
boot cut jeans
Amanda has a very small frame and often wears ill-fitting clothes. To create a fuller look, what did Stacy and Clinton suggest?