Hi, i'm really struggling to pin point my body type and I never know how to dress to flatter my shape. I'm tall 5'10", mostly slim, but I do gain weight in my thighs and bottom. Well it's the only place I have any weight at all really, the rest is all pretty skinny. If it was just my bone structure I would say I'm an inverted triangle as the shoulder line is much wider than the hip line you see from looking at my figure straight on (the front). If I'm taking measurements, the circumference, the hip and shoulders are similar but thats only because I have a round bum at the back. I have next to no bust and my waist circumference is much smaller than hip and shoulders BUT front on doesn't look that defined at all. Anyway I definitely need to draw attention away from my shoulders but wearing stuff like peplums does not work for me at all as I have a long torso and my bottom is already round enough and more attention doesn't need to be added there...

Another point is I really like the way boat necks and off the shoulder tops look on me, for some reason they seem more slimming on the shoulders and I'm not sure why because they shouldn't...please help!

My measurements are:

Shoulder 102cm/40"
Bust 84cm/ 33"
Waist 74cm/29"
Hip 99cm/39"

But I'm a little over my personal ideal weight at the moment, though still in the perfectly healthy bmi range and will probably get and inch or two off my hips after I've lost a few KGs.

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