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How To Dress A Rectangular Shaped Body 

aka athletic or straight shape


 Known as the athletic figure, most women with rectangular body types have also been told that they have a "boyish figure" or "play a lot of sports". An interesteing fact is that, the body shape of most supermodels is actually a rectangle. 

With a strong body, your shape looks great in almost everything! With the ability to accentuate or hide as much as you feel comfortable with, let us be the first to tell you that you are so much fun to dress! This guide will help you dress your athletic shape.

 

Rectangular Shaped Body Type

 

  What is a rectangle or athletic shape?

  • You are not really curvy
  • The measurements of your shoulders and hips are very similar
  • Your waist is up in down, it os not well defined or very small
  • Your weight is evenly distributed through out your body

GUIDELINES FOR DRESSING THE RECTANGLE SHAPE

The trick to dressing a rectangle or athletic shape is to balance your broader upper half of your body by accentuating your other curves and your lower body. A pro tip is to keep the volume of your clothing either in the top or the bottom. If you are wearing an oversized top pair with skinny jeans. If you choose a form fitting top then pair with a relaxed pair of pants.

GUIDELINES TO EMBRACE YOUR RECTANGULAR SHAPE

1. Must Have Tops For Rectangle Or Athletic Shapes

Look your best when you draw attention to your muscular arms, defined shoulders and showing off your waist.

  • Halter Styles
  • Racerback Styles
  • Round & Scoop Necklines
  • Strapless
2. Perfect Dresses For Rectangle & Athletic Shapes 

 Lucky you, when it comes to dress styles most styles look great on you so, it's all about why feature of your body that you want to accentuate. If you want your bust accentuated choose a strapless or v-neckline style. If you are looking to show off your legs then a mini dress or hemline above the knees.

If you are looking to show off your back side, try a jumpsuit or romper. If you are trying to minimize go for dark colors and a line styles. But, if you want to accentuate your waist grab a skater style or fashion that has a ribbon tie at the waist.

 

FLATTERING DRESS STYLES FOR RECTANGLE SHAPE BODIES

 

-HALTER DRESSES-

Feelin' So Good Sequin Black Lace Halter Skater Dress

Feelin' So Good Sequin Black Lace Halter Skater Dress
 

-STRAPLESS DRESSES-

Forever Lust Black Floral Print Strapless Midi Dress

Forever Lust Black Floral Print Strapless Midi Dress
 

-BACKLESS DRESSES-

 
Essence Of Style Red Silk Halter Backless Maxi Dress

-BODYCON DRESSES-

Cross My Heart Coral Cutout Bodycon Mini Dress

-FLOWY DRESSES-

A Fairy Tale White Long Sleeve Lace High Low Dress

 -HIGH LOW DRESSES-

By The Sea Red Floral Print Halter High Low Maxi Dress

By The Sea Red Floral Print Halter High Low Maxi Dress
 

-LOW V NECKLINE DRESSES- 

Rise To The Occasion Black With White Piping Wrap Dress

Rise To The Occasion Black With White Piping Wrap Dress

 -OFF THE SHOULDER DRESSES-

Make It Special White Floral Print Off The Shoulder Maxi Dress

-SHEATH DRESSES-

 
Secret Crush Pink Lace Halter Shift Dress

- SHIFT DRESSES-

Watch The Sunset Black And White Floral Print Stripe Swing Dress
 

-SKATER DRESSES- 

Capturing The Moment Mint Green Floral Lace Skater Dress
 

-WRAP DRESSES- 

Dance The Night Away Blue Floral Wrap High Low Maxi Dress
 

 

 

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Remember: Everyone and every body is different and unique. Your uniqueness is what makes you beautiful and we want you to fall in love the styles that you choose. These guidelines are only a starting point. Mix and match shapes to find the right fit for your individual shape. Discover other body shapes and which dress styles work best with our guide for dressing your body type.