It probably comes with no surprise that I love a good, feminine bow detail! Bows are beautiful, but they also add a wonderful, simple elegance. If you do not wear a lot of jewelry, feminine bows are a great alternative to adding a feminine finish. Plus, bows are versatile, look great on anyone, and can elevate your look—but it is important to know which bow placement works best for you!
With that said, let’s start with the basics that bow details will add volume. So depending on your body shape, you can strategically add this volume to all the right places!
You might be wondering what is my body shape? and I’m so glad you asked!
Speaking from my own experience, people tend to shy away when discussing their body types. But it is something women must fully embrace in order to take that step forward to dressing your best and boosting confidence! You can learn more about body types here to find your right fit! I still prefer to use the ‘fruit shape’ analogies when it comes to body types because it is easy to visualize.
So now that you know your body type, let’s check out some bow pieces that enhance your favorite features!
Find Your Perfect Bow
Pear Body Type
Apple Body Shape
Hourglass Body Shape
Hourglass shape, also referred to as ‘double cherry’, is exactly how you would imagine– the top half and bottom half are proportional while having a more defined waist. Many will try to tell you that this is the ‘ideal’ body type but don’t listen! As mentioned above, it is all about learning which pieces work best for shape. Once you find the right pieces, your confidence will naturally shine through. With hourglass, you can add feminine bow details to top and bottom!
Rhubarb (Athletic) Body Shape
It might have a weird name, but is pretty accurate description for this body type. This body type has little curves and a more straight-like figure! This is a great body type to add volume to top or bottom depending on the look you are going for to create some fun and dramatic curves! One rule of thumb to remember is to keep a defined waist, so the volume looks intentional!
Some Additional Finds:
At the end of the day, you 100% can wear your favorites, but just consider these as helpful guidelines when looking for the perfect feminine, bow detail! With the right knowledge and a little bit of searching, you can find the pieces that work best for your shape. In return, you will look and feel better than ever!