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Female Body Types : Woman Body Shapes and Clothing

Updated on November 15, 2014

Female Body Types

Four main Female body types as as below:

1) Apple Body Shape

2) Pear Body Shape

3) Straight Body Type

4) HourGlass Body Type

Moreover there are some other body types too as follows:

5) Petite Body Type

6) Athletic Body Type

7) Thick Athletic Body Type

8) Muscular Body Type

Female Body Types

Female body type or Women body types are most amazing curves. Let's face it, it is the most interesting thing for human being. Eyes, Hair and body type are most visual body feature of woman. A woman must need to take care her lips, hair and body curves. For men it is naturally an attraction and women tend to make them look better and better.
Woman body type is a measure of three main body parts of woman. Those parts are busts, waist and hips. All women body types depends on these three parts measurements.

Most women body are Pear shaped as women tend to gain lower body weight especially after marriage. Most women, used to gain upper body parts in their teen age as well in early 20s. There are very few chance to grow upper body parts and torso after that age.Thus, women gets pear body shape along with time. Proper exercise can maintain good body shape.

Female Body Types

Female Body Type
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Female Body Types

There are main four female body types or women body types.
Straight Body Type (Rectangular body type ) - No defined waist
Pear shape Body Type - Wider hips then bust
Apple shape Body Type - Wider busts then hips
Hourglass Body Type - Perfect busts and hips with nicely defined waist

In addition we have Spoon body type, top hourglass body type, diamond body type and oval body type. You can consider top hourglass figure as apple body type and spoon body type as pear body type. Most women have pear body type. It is because of the growth in lower body part at later stage. Usually hourglass body type considered as the best body type as it provides the best measurements of woman.

Here We are going to discuss each of the main four female body types.

Straight Body Type


Straight Body Type

Straight Body Type woman have almost similar hips and bust measurements. They do not have much defined waistline. So it looks straight. This body type is most common and sometime known as ruler body type or rectangle body type too.
This body type woman have much heavy bottom.
Straight body type woman can wear anything tube dress with a nice belt on it. Belt will defined waist and will make a little hour glass look. Straight body type woman should wear something that can show a defined waist for her. For example, straight body type woman can wear something with belt or chain. This will make a look that you have a defined waist and will show you as you have slim hour glass body type. Just look at the picture shown here.

Pear Body Shape

Pear Shape Body Type

Pear shape body type woman have larger hips and smaller bust (smaller then hips). Sometimes this body type is also known as triangle body type or A shape body type. They do have a god defined waist that shows good curves. Pear body shape woman have wider hips then your upper body. This body type have waist as their best asset as it is nicely defined. Pear body shape women gain weight on their bust first then on upper body.
Pear shape is one of the most common in woman. Pear shape body type woman should wear something with designer tops and upper body accessories. In this way, you can draw more attention on your upper body.

Apple Body Shape

Apple Shape Body Type

Apple body type woman have heavier bust then hips. It is also known as inverted triangle or V shape body type. They have nice defined waist but larger bust area then hips. This type of woman usually have nice slim legs. They do gain wait more on upper body then lower body.
This apple shape body type woman should dress in such a way that people should not get much attention on your upper body part. You can use clothes which has ruffles, chain or some other designs on bottom part so it will draw all the attention and you will not have to worry about your wider upper part.

Hour Glass Body Type

HourGlass Body type

Hour glass body type considered the perfect body type. This body type woman have perfactly defined busts, hips and waist ratio. No part of the body looks bigger or smaller in hourglass body type. Of course in overall, busts and hips looks larger as they have small waist but it do not looks bed.
Hour glass body type woman can wear almost anything and it will looks nice on her.

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To Maintain Good Female Body Type and Shape

Body type is an important factor in woman. This will let them know you correct dressing style that will show your body in a nice way.

To maintain good body shape, you need exercise ! Exercise keeps excessive fat away from your body and you can even get rid of your love handles. Try to do some fat buster exercise with cardio. You will be surprised to see that hour glass figure in couple months. This will help you if you are single as well married too.

Hope you like my article !


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    • passionate77 profile image


      5 years ago

      very interesting and informative post and also i enjoyed reading all through, stay blessed for sharing!

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Female Body Types interesting hub about this subject, you included lovely photos with this hub.


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