Fashion Mad-Lib: I'm a Rectangle Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear this Weekend

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Rectangle body types, here's a fall take on how to wear a skirt for sweater weather...

I'm a Rectangle Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear this Weekend

sources: 1 Reiss Lewes Crew Neck Jumper (www.reiss.com), 2 J.Crew Collection festival berry tweed skirt (www.jcrew.com), 3 Isabel Marant for H&M Boots (www.hm.com), 4 Be & D Paige Messenger (www.piperlime.gap.com), 5 Kelly Wearstler Greenwich Bracelet (www.piperlime.gap.com)

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The top: This sweater is a classic that every body type can work with, not just Rectangles body types This is just one of those knits that belongs in everyone's core closet of seasonal essentials.

The bottom: The print on the a-line tweed skirt brings something to this table when put back to the simple, cream sweater. Rectangles can work a print, a slight flare courtesy of the a-line, and everything else going on, easily back to your naturally straight lines. The volume that the sweater serves up on top balances out with everything else going on below the waist.

The rest: The fringed ankle boot, in the neutral grey, takes the look into colder temps instantly. Rectangle body types, especially those with some height, can pull off the slouchy boot hitting right at the ankle. It's just one more way to balance out proportions. The satchel is simple, also neutral, so the skirt gets to do all the talking when the fringe isn't soaking up the style spotlight. And then a slight touch of shine, courtesy of a delicate gold bracelet, pulls it all together.

The ONE thing you need to know: If the fringed ankle boot scares you, opt for a heeled, knee-high boot back to a tight, both in chocolate brown. That would be the more classic take on everything. Cover everything up with a neutral trench and you're good to go.

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Fashion Mad-Lib: I'm an Apple Body Type Looking for Something to Wear Out at Night

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Apple body types, go with a classic cut in a bold color for a nighttime look. It all happens in four shoppable steps:

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sources: 1 Reiss Hailie V-Neck Bodycon Dress (www.reiss.com), 2 Zara Suede Leather High Heel Ankle Boot (www.zara.com), 3 J.Crew Crystal triangles earrings (www.jcrew.com), 4 Reiss Larissa Print Printed Pleat Clutch Bag (www.reiss.com

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The top: Apple body types are, or at least should be, all about the v-neck. Know it, love it, repeat after me, "Apple body types and v-necklines are like peas and carrots." A v-neckline elongates, that's it. You want to draw the attention away from your strong top half so you can balance out proportions. Elongating and streamlining will be key. The solid color of the dress also helps to keep things clean, simple, and undeniably chic. Also, the three-quarter length sleeves will flatter your upper arms and what woman wouldn't want that?

The bottom: The dress narrows to a pencil skirt shape at the hem. Yes, usually we recommend something that falls away from the legs to balance out proportions, but this still works. The shoe, which we'll get to in a minute, is going to make a statement of it's own so, that's going to help bring the eye to your lower half.

The rest: A statement earring adds some 'oomph' to the overall look. Make sure the drop of the earring stays high enough above your shoulders. Highlighting your shoulders with the 'shiny stuff' is the opposite of what you want to do. That said, an earring can still work for you by highlighting your face, so go with something metallic to shed some light on the stylish situation. You could also opt for a bold bracelet as well. Rings are a must if you're used to wearing them, so don't hold back on our account. The clutch is elevated from 'basic' with the addition of the gold details. You could swap in some color here as well, from red to coral, the option is yours. It's all about what speaks to you, and what you can fit more than just a lip gloss and credit card in (let's get real, we need more room). Finally, the pump (or what Zara is calling an 'ankle boot'). If you have some height, the wrapping detail at the ankle won't cut you off. If however, you're vertically-aspirational (like that?), you should go with a neutral or soft metallic option in something a bit 'strappier' or possibly a peep-toe pump.

The ONE thing you need to know: You're going to want to avoid a statement necklace, or really any necklace on this evening look. Let the v-neck do it's thing, and bring attention to your bottom half instead. You could do this via some bracelet action or a bolder heel. Just remember, keep the neckline clean and simple. Less is more.

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Fashion Mad-Lib, I'm an Hourglass Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear this Weekend

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I'm an Hourglass Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear this Weekend

Hourglass body types, bring some red into your life courtesy of a knit. It is sweater season after all. Have at it:

I'm an Hourglass Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear this Weekend

sources: 1 Reiss Lewes Rib Rib Sleeve Jumper (www.reiss.com), 2 J.Crew Vintage straight jean in Abbott wash (www.jcrew.com), 3 Lola Cruz Ankle Boot (www.piperlime.gap.com), 4 Be & D Paige Messenger (www.piperlime.gap.com), 5 Lulu Frost for J.Crew Indian summer bracelet (www.jcrew.com)

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The top: Red is definitely a power color for all body types, not just you Hourglass ladies out there. Go bold. The cut on the sweater is a bit less tailored to your curves than we would normally suggest, but still remains loosely fitted without going into body-con territory, SO, you'll be comfortable and looking good. Comfort plays a large role in feeling good as you well know. And when you feel good, you look good. Circle of fashion life, ish. You know the drill.

The bottom: You can cuff these boyfriend jeans over the ankle boots if you have some height on you. If you're a more petite Hourglass  body type, opt for a pump, something that won't cut off the leg line at the ankle. Also, when you go for a boyfriend jean, go with something relaxed and not bulky through the hips. You don't want to conceal your curves with volume or you'll end up looking bigger than you actually are. Swap these jeans for a boot-cut with cleaner lines if you're just not sure.

The rest: This Lola Cruz ankle boot is getting a ton of 'buzz' on our Pin boards. Outside of the fact that these booties are popular, they're fabulous and functional. The in-between brown with a hint of bronze revs up what could have been a basic, go-to ankle boot. The Be & D (a favorite of ours in Handbag Land) satchel keeps it neutral, allowing the red to pop on that sweater, and the details in the statement bracelet, serve up a vintage vibe. A few additional colors come into the equation with this tiny yet powerful addition.

The ONE thing you need to know: Don't forget, if you go with a boyfriend jean, make sure it is 'relaxed' and not bulky. You should still be able to tell your a female. Don't go baggy, keep things falling close to your leg line so you don't lose those coveted Hourglass curves.

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Fashion Mad-Lib: I'm a Pear Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear this Weekend

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Pear body types, it's sweater season. Here's how to pull of the cozy Fall staple for the weekend in 5 steps. What? Yea, we said 5:

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sources: 1 Isabel Marant for H&M Femme Cardigans et Pulls (www.hm.com), 2 Paige Hoxton high-rise skinny jeans (www.net-a-porter.com), 3 Ash Janet Wedge Ankle Boot  (www.my-wardrobe.com), 4 MS by Martine Sitbon Navy Side Pocket Clutch (www.oaknyc.com), 5 Isabel Marant for H&M Bracelet (www.hm.com)

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The top: Pear body types can bring tons of drama to the top half of any fashion equation whether it's via some serious statement jewelry or just a printed sweater like the one featured in this look. Bringing the attention above the waist is good for balancing out those Pear proportions.

The bottom: Keep it clean, streamlined, dark-wash and super simple when it comes to what you're wearing on the bottom. If the wash on these skinny jeans had more fading at the thigh, they would be out of the look.

The rest: The rest of the look is simple. The bangle adds a little something to it, as jewelry has a magical way of doing. Plus, it's super inexpensive so why not go for some extra detail and make the look your own? We could have gone with a more basic neutral when it came to the bag, but instead, we decided to opt for a navy suede number you can use if you're packing light for brunch or late afternoon cocktails. Throw in a medium leather tote if you need something a bit bigger to carry around the proverbial, 'everything but the kitchen sink,' that qualifies as your everyday necessities. The boot is perfect. If you're going to go with an ankle boot, it needs to have some originality to it, or the overall look and feel is thrown off. You could opt for something less western and go for a fold-over ankle boot, but in general, the goal with the boot is to make sure it isn't flush to the leg above the ankle. There should be a little volume at the ankle whether it's due to fit or just construction. You want to balance out the skinny leg with something so your hips aren't over-accentuated. Mind you, with that sweater on top, this shouldn't be an issue.

The ONE thing you need to know: Pear body types, make sure you keep the wash on the jean dark. Deviate slightly with minor embellishments, but in general, you want to keep it simple. The dark wash also slides right into the dark ankle boot so your vertical eye-line isn't cut off. Say it with us: elongate, elongate, elongate. Ok good, well done, time for the next look!

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Fashion Mad Lib: I'm a Rectangle Body Type Looking for Something to Wear Out on a Weekday

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Rectangle body types, pull off a polished boyfriend jean look in 5 simple, shoppable steps:

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sources: 1 J.Crew Tweed-sleeve top (www.jcrew.com), 2 J.Crew Vintage straight jean in Abbott wash (www.jcrew.com), 3 Zara Suede Leather High Heel Court Shoe (www.zara.com), 4 Zara Worn Leather Clutch (www.zara.com), 5 J.Crew Fanned leaf necklace (www.jcrew.com

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The top: The contrast in pattern on the shoulders is going to bring the eye right to the top of your body. This works in your favor Rectangle body types, because you'll be creating proportionate embellishments with the boyfriend jean on bottom. A little balanced emphasis on top and bottom will help round out your naturally straight silhouette. Speaking of bottom...

The bottom: The boyfriend jean is a trend that not all body types can pull off. So, Rectangle body types, rejoice, you can cover this one easily. The added volume on the jeans, combined with the distressed details, are carried seamlessly by your versatile frame. If you're more petite when it comes to height, make sure you keep the heel going strong. Our styling suggestion is to fold the hem of jeans up to create cuffs, just a few inches tall. If you cuff it off, you're going to really want that heel in there to extend the vertical eye-line.

The rest: The addition of a statement necklace with a little color takes this look from basic to interesting. As a Rectangle body type, can carry the additional 'oomph' at your neckline, so go for it. An easy black bag works as well, staying in-line with the relaxed, yet pulled-together, feel. When have you ever gone wrong with a black pump right? The answer should be 'never.' If that's not the case, let us know, we need to hear about it. The pump takes this look from super-casual to a bit more cleaned up in one, quick, step.

The ONE thing you need to know: If you're not feeling the black pump, you can always go with a nude, peep-toe version, a wedge sandal depending on temps, or even a flat sandal if you have some height to pull that off.

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Fashion Mad-Lib: I'm a Rectangle Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear to Work

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I'm a Rectangle Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear to Work

Rectangle body types, take your work look to the next level in 6 steps. Liven up the office a bit why don't you?

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sources: Vanessa Bruno Crepe de Chine Blazer (www.net-a-porter.com), Otte Ellen Dress (www.otteny.com), Zara High Heel Vamp Shoe (www.zara.com), MICHAEL Michael Kors Clutch (www.farfetch.com), Venessa Arizaga Cabo SunsetNecklace (www.matchesfashion.com), Rag & Bone Simone Belt (www.shopbop.com)

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The top: The blazer is going to add some volume where there may not be much when it comes to the column-like Pear body type shape you're working with. The statement necklace also helps with that. The top of the dress buttons down to a v-neck which is one more reason this look works in your favor. The v-neck will elongate, not that you need any more of that, but it doesn't hurt one bit.

The bottom: The hem of the dress falls away from the body slightly so it will create movement, be ridiculously comfortable, and also add some volume on the bottom half of the fashion equation which will balance out proportions for you. Love, that and so should every Rectangle body type out there.

The rest: A clutch, for work? Really? I know, I know. The clutch is there as an add-on that will make this look versatile and that is a very good thing. Go for a classic black tote or shoulder bag (shop options in the closet, they're always coming in so you're covered; see the link below), pop the clutch in there, and you're set to transition into happy hour. It's not rocket science right? This should be easy, don't forget that. The pump is a classic. Stick with something streamlined and easy there. If you want, you could also go with a neutral peep-toe or possibly strappy sandal depending on the season of course. If you want to go further into Fall, throw in an opaque tight, keep the pump, swap the white blazer for a black leather moto version or just a classic black blazer, toss the belt, and you're good to go.

The ONE thing you need to keep in mind to pull this off: Make sure if you're wearing a dress with very little definition and structure, that you have either a belt or top layer in the form of a fitted blazer or cardigan to create some curves for your Rectangle body type. Never, ever throw on an oversized cardi, boxy blazer, or other piece that will swallow you whole. You'll lose any flattering aspect of the look and that's just really sad, let alone a waste of a perfectly on-trend, pop color dress.

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Fashion Mad-Lib: I'm a Pear Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear for a Casual Night Out

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Pear body types, upgrade your casual fashion game in 6 steps:

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sources: 1 Jonathan Saunders Poppy angora-blend sweater (www.net-a-porter.com), 2 J BRAND 'Maria high rise' skinny jean (www.farfetch.com), 3 Jerome Dreyfuss Ponyhair Carlos Tote (www.barneys.com), 4 Manolo Blahnik Pointed Toe Suede Pump (www.hirshleifers.com), 5 House of Harlow 1960 Metallic Flatpick Necklace (www.shopbop.com), 6 Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer Sunglasses (www.shopbop.com)

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The top: When it comes to the Pear body type, you always want to use your silhouette to play a bit on the top half of the ensemble. In this case, we're keeping it a bit more toned-down with the v-neck sweater, but with the addition of the statement necklace, you can make things instantly interesting. Work with your basics and accessorize to make a look your own. The most important thing to have is a strong core Closet/foundation.

The bottom: The skinny leg in a dark wash is your friend. A lot of Pear body types shy away from skinny leg jeans, and if you're petite, that makes sense. A boot cut would work better for you. But overall, the skinny jeans can work in your favor IF you keep them dark with limited embellishments like pockets or whiskering/distressing. Also, if you're going to go for a skinnier leg line keep the heel. Don't get mad at us, we know you'd rather prance around town in a flat (unless you're like some of our Editors who have yet to master that skill; flats make them nervous the way platform pumps do the rest of the world), but you need a heel to elongate your lower half.

The rest: P to the S, yes, you see sunnies on this. Sunnies, for a night out? Well, if it's spring/summer, this is a viable options. With daylight savings, not so much when you're 'falling back' an hour. The sunglasses show you this look works for day just as well as it does for evening. Loving the versatility on that.

The bag is a great way to take a basic look here and add some oomph. You're everyday bags are ones you should invest in, the trend pieces like this you can play a bit more with when it comes to materials. Check out the latest handbag picks to browse more (budget friendly) options in the Closet (link below). The pump keeps the lower half clean and polished. No cluncky boots please. Actually, a boot with a skinny leg for a Pear body type is a tough combination to pull off. If you had a black jegging with a streamlined black, heeled, mid-calf boot, you would be ok. The most flattering take on this though, is going to be something more polished and minimal like the pump.

The ONE thing you need to know: If you have a sweater like this with a bit more volume to it that extends out from the body at the hem, make sure that it stays above your hips. If this sweater brings weight past that natural waistline you're defeating the purpose of dressing for your body type entirely. Opt for something that wraps or fits snugly to the body instead.

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Fashion Mad-Lib: I'm a Rectangle Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear Running Around on a Weekday

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I'm a Rectangle Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear Running Around on a Weekday

Rectangle body types, here's a look that elevates any weekday style routine you have going in seven shoppable steps:I'm a Rectangle Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear Running Around on a Weekday

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sources: 1 Zara Cotton Blazer (www.zara.com), 2 J.Crew Vintage  V-neck Tee in Stripe (www.jcrew.com), 3 MiH Jeans Marrakesh Kick-flare Jeans (www.matchesfashion.com), 4 Madison Harding Ben Woven Sandal (www.madisonharding.com), 5 MADEWELL The Transport Tote (www.madewell.com), 6 Tory Burch Jordan Wire Hoop Earring (www.toryburch.com), 7 NARS Semi-Matte Red Lizard Lipstick (www.beauty.com)

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The top: Rectangle body types can work a stripe like none other. Why? Because you have a natural column-like shape, so the horizontal striping won't draw the eye-line too far out to the left and right. Actually, the addition of a few curves on top balanced out with a little emphasis on your lower half is what you're going for, so, the tee works well to start things off. Bring in the white blazer with a dramatic lapel, and you bring even more volume/attention to the top. It's all fine and good because you have plans for the bottom half of the ensemble that will balance things out. The bottom: Speaking of the bottom, these jeans are perfection. They hug right at the hip, fit through the thigh, and flare out slightly at the hem. That small flare at the hem, even though these are a boot-cut, is going to be what flatters your Rectangle body type. They're a universally flattering shape in then denim world. The next time you're out shopping (or in shopping in the Closet, link below) you will be able to recognize that, yes, this is the kind of jean you should go for. The rest: Since you have a lot of black-and-white going on here, a little injection of color is called for It's as simple as throwing in a bright red lip. Easy. Blot to tone it down a bit, or opt-out of the lipstick and brighten things up with a gloss. Little touches like this elevate any look. They're small, yet effective.

The tote is going to be a go-to, everyday, wear it to work or running around, kind of tote. Perfect for travel as well (read: if your laptop is your traveling partner in crime, it just found it's new home). The pyramid heel on the sandal is THE most comfortable thing in the world. Fine, it's not a slipper, and yes, a wedge does pretty well too, but the pyramid heel is something to keep in mind if you want some height that will get you from point A to B without wanting to cry your eyes out (read: if you've ever felt like wearing a three inch platform pump through the streets of Manhattan running to market appointments or [insert your agenda here] was a good idea only to find yourself buying two dollar flip flops three hours in at the closest Duane Reade, you know what I'm talking about). A subtle earring finishes things off. Every woman should have a little something like this in her closet that isn't a statement piece but isn't a stud either. This is your middle-man earring. Know it, love it.

The ONE thing you need to know when you pull off this look is that you want to keep the jewelry super simple. You may be tempted to throw in a necklace or larger earrings. Fine, a hoop is an option, but less is more. The lapel and the striped v-neck tee bring plenty to the table without having to add anything else. The goal is to keep your top half balanced out with your bottom half, and Rectangles, that means you need to create emphasis on those two opposite poles of your body. It's easy to do, you just want to be wary of how much you're adding into the mix. Follow the look above as a guide and go from there. Above all, you should feel good when you leave your closet and walk out into the day so take this inspiration, make the look your own, and hit the ground running (um, because you actually CAN in those shoes! ah-mazing).

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Fashion Mad-Lib: I'm an Hourglass Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear Out Running Around Today

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Hourglass body types, here's a look that will upgrade any weekday look in 7 steps:

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sources: 1 Tucker by Gaby Basora Papa's Cover Striped All Wrap Jacket (www.my-wardrobe.com), 2 MiH Jeans Marrakesh Mid-rise Kick-flare Jeans (www.matchesfashion.com), 3 Geneva Wedge (www.needsupply.com), 4 Paul's Boutique Stella Leather Tote Bag (www.asos.com), 5 ACNE Wilde Black Sunglasses (www.acnestudios.com), 6 Kendra Scott Rochelle Ring (www.zappos.com), 7 Coach Leaf Chain Bracelet (SOLD OUT www.coach.com)

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The top: Hourglass body types, this top works for two main reasons, first, you're going to balance it out with the bottom half of the look or else it would be a little overpowering to your top half. Second, because it should hit only slightly below the waist and not run past your hips (i.e. don't use this as coverage for your bottom; why would you want to cover up one of your best assets anyway?). You're also going to want to pair this wrap jacket over a basic black or grey tee/tank. Either will do.

The bottom: These jeans are a fabulous shape for you to go for if you don't already have them in your closet. The wash here is dark, but you could also go with a medium, more distressed version when it comes to a daytime look. Overall, the shape of these jeans are going to flatter your hourglass proportions like none other, so make sure you have them as a go-to in your wardrobe.

The rest: If it's warm out, go with a sandal of your choice that is either black  or neutral. In this case, the wedge is both, but it's going to be covered up by the hem of the jeans so it's not a big deal. Put your energy elsewhere. You could swap that sandal out for a neutral (a beige or butterscotch would be ideal, and black would work but it's not the first choice as it is a little severe back to what it a warmer look) pump or boot.

The tote is a classic to have on hand. This is your workhorse tote that you can beat up during the day and will take the punches, not to mention, it will look good doing it.

Finally, the question we ALWAYS hear over here is, "what jewelry and accessories go with this look?" It's a great question and worth asking because a couple of small additions will elevate your style and update any look you can pull out of your closet. In this case, we went with a chain bracelet (depending on the fit of the jacket, this will either be covered completely, peeking out here and there, or a nice little accompaniment at the end of the sleeve), and a bold statement ring with a gold, vintage vibe. This is where you get to personalize, pick something you love, and throw it into the mix. It shows thought and makes instantly look like you know what's up when it comes to your personal style. The sunnies here glam it up a bit. Aviators would bring it into a more American-sportswear vibe, and Ray Bans would take it borderline 'hipster' (but to pull off full hipster you'd need a skinny jean of course). See? One piece can change it up that easily.

The ONE thing you need to know when pulling off this look for your Hourglass body type is, make sure with the wrap jacket, that you don't have too much volume in the way of extra fabric. The look is cozy, but it's still clean and it shouldn't come across like you're wearing a robe. Keep that in mind when you 're out and about trying on (or on-line browsing the virtual shelves of our Closet, link below). You will definitely always want to wear a heel with this one or your bottom half will struggle to stand up to your top half, read: proportions will be out of whack.

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Fashion Mad-Lib: I'm a Rectangle Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear this Weekend

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sources: Helmut Lang Draped alpaca and linen-blend sweater (www.theoutnet.com), 2 Frame Denim Le Garcon mid-rise slim boyfriend jeans (www.matchesfashion.com), 3 Tory Burch Suede Reva Ballet Flat (www.toryburch.com), 4 Lulla Collection by Bindya 'Checkers' Infinity Scarf (www.nordstrom.com), 5 Christopher Kon Ellena Woven Satchel (www.shopbop.com), 6 Gorjana Aria Ring Set Of 3 (www.bloomingdales.com) 

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The Rectangle Body type can handle the draping going on with the cowl neckline and the volume on the sweater. But if there's too little structure on top AND bottom, then you fall into a column-like look. Cue: the streamlined jean to hug a bit where you want it to and a scarf to also help balance out proportions. With some height, the flats work. If you want to dress it up or elongate, go with a heel via a pump, sandal, or boot. The rest of the look is all about keeping the accessories neutral.

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Fashion Mad-Lib: I'm a Pear Body Type, Looking for Something to Wear this Weekend

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sources: 1 French Connection Lorelai Lace Top (www.usa.frenchconnection.com), 2 VELVET Ruby Army Jacket (www.shopbop.com), 3 J Brand 835 cropped mid-rise skinny jeans (www.net-a-porter.com), 4 ASOS Tumbled Leather Shopper With Panel detail (www.forever21.com), 5 FOREVER 21 Standout D'Orsay Flats (www.us.asos.com), 6 Ray-Ban Polarized Wayfarer Sunglasses (www.net-a-porter.com), 7 Monica Vinader Baja set of two rose gold-plated rings (www.shopbop.com) 

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The lace detail on the top is on-point for Pear Body Types. You can bring the drama on the top half of the fashion equation every time as it balances out your proportions with your bottom half. The layer of the army jacket on top of the feminine lace is a mix of masculine/femme, but when it comes to working with your body types, this look shows you how you can layer up and stick with the idea of adding to your top half to balance out the bottom half. Keep in mind, it's not about adding bulk or extra volume, and definitely make sure tops don't fall past your hips.

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The super-saturated, dark wash skinny jean is one solid color and dark enough that it will streamline while keeping things casual. If you want to elongate further with the skinny jean, you can add a pump or heeled boot.

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The rest of the look is all about keeping accessories simple. You already have plenty going on with the top and the jacket, so keep the rest toned down. The d'orsay flat is a classic black, but with some subtle hardware on the straps. It's an easy way to add some interest to a basic black flat. The sunnies are a classic Ray Ban wayfarer, but you could always swap things out with an aviator silhouette. The ring and the tote bring the look into focus without distracting from anything.

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