How to dress for your body type to highlight your best features

At Allcovered, we know that every woman is unique and we think her wardrobe should be unique too. By offering a made-to-measure service, we adapt to your body type, your height and preferences et hope to help you the best we can. Each body being so different one from another, they're still is a system that allows you to better understand your body type and use some tips to highlight your best features!

But first, keep these things in mind :

- There's no ideal shape, every body type is beautiful

- Stop being so hard on yourself, you only have one life and it is too short not to feel confident and pretty

- We won't tell you "things to avoid" because we think that limiting yourself is a waste of time

- We will give you some tips to highlight your best features according to your body type for you to feel beautiful and confident in your clothes but continue to play and get out of your comfort zone, this is what fashion is all about!

 

SECTION 1 - Your body type

V silhouette = Shoulders and upper body wider than hips

Tips : Put the emphasis on the lower body

Here's some items that would look good on you. You can also use them as an inspiration to see if you have something similar in you wardrobe.

1- Stone pants in plaid

2- Marie-Eve 

3- Lyse jumpsuit

 silhouette V proposition Allcovered

 

A silhouette = Hips wider than shoulders and upper body

Tips : Put the emphasis on the upper body

Here's some items that would look good on you. You can also use them as an inspiration to see if you have something similar in you wardrobe.

1- Danielle dress 

2- Maude jumpsuit

3- Chantal dress

 silhouette A proposition Allcovered

 

X silhouette = Hips and shoulders are in alignment and defined waist

Tips : Put the emphasis on your curves

Here's some items that would look good on you. You can also use them as an inspiration to see if you have something similar in you wardrobe.

1- Diane dress 

2- Cozy pants

3- Kassandra jumpsuit 

silhouette A proposition Allcovered 

 

O silhouette = Curves evenly distributed and waist not defined

Tips : Put the emphasis on your legs and cinch under the bust

Here's some items that would look good on you. You can also use them as an inspiration to see if you have something similar in you wardrobe.

1- Samuelle dress +  belt

2- France jumpsuit

3- Roxane dress

 silhouette o proposition Allcovered

 

H silhouette = Hips and shoulders are in alignment and waist not defined

Tips : Put the emphasis on upper and lower body to refine the waist

Here's some items that would look good on you. You can also use them as an inspiration to see if you have something similar in you wardrobe.

1- Melodie dress

2- Abby jumpsuit

3- Victoire pants

 silhouette h proposition Allcovered

 

I silhouette = Hips and shoulders are in alignment and waist not defined , delicate frame

Tips : Create curves by putting the emphasis on your shoulders and hips

Here's some items that would look good on you. You can also use them as an inspiration to see if you have something similar in you wardrobe.

1- Esther jumpsuit

2- Stella skirt

3- Daisy dress + belt

 silhouette i proposition Allcovered

 

SECTION 2 - Your height

Even if our free made-to-measure service allows you to have garment perfectly fit for your body, some styling tips and tricks exist to play with your height and give the impression of looking shorter or taller! Here's our advices :

For the smaller ones -> lengthen the silhouette

- Wear more fitted clothes

- Cinch loose garment

- Go for monochrome looks

- Prefer high waist 

- 7/8 length pants will give the impression of longer legs

Here's some items that would look good on you. You can also use them as an inspiration to see if you have something similar in you wardrobe.

1- Index skirt

2- Veronique jumpsuit

3- Joanie dress

 silhouette small proposition Allcovered

 

For the taller ones -> Highlight your legs and control proportions

- Tunics are ideal to look smaller if that's your goal

- Wear long dresses and jumpsuits 

- Create color blocks effect (top and bottom of different colors)

- Wide leg pants will highlight your beautiful legs

- Make sure pants are long enough and the waist is at the right place

Here's some items that would look good on you. You can also use them as an inspiration to see if you have something similar in you wardrobe.

1- Geronimo pants

2- Abby jumpsuit ivory

3- Essence blouse 

 silhouette tall proposition Allcovered

 

SECTION 3 - Clothes that looks good on every body type

Finally, after 4 years of dressing and serving you, we of course have noted that some of our pieces highlights every body type. These are simple and classic pieces, easy to incorporate to your wardrobe and to wear in many occasions. With these garments, whatever your silhouette, you can't go wrong!

1- Maude jumpsuit

2- Marie-Eve dress

3- Loft legging

4- Daisy dress

5- Premium top

6- Lovely pants

 silhouette all proposition Allcovered

 

We hope these advices, tips and tricks will help you and if you have more questions, chat with us or go in store to have a personalized shopping experience!