How To Dress According To A Pear Body Shape

By Hafsa Hafeez

9 November 2022

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Bodies come in all shapes and forms – but apparently, fruits too! We aim to make it simple for you by letting you know which styles will complement your body shape, represent your unique style, and highlight your best features. Finding the appropriate apparel to flatter your form can be stressful. We all have beautiful bodies, even though we may not always feel like it.

The pear shape, which you've certainly heard of before, is one of the most typical body forms for women. But what precisely is a pear-shaped body?

 Hips and bottoms that are wider than shoulders and busts define a traditional pear shape. You are probably a pear shape if your upper body is smaller but you prefer to carry your weight in your hips and lower body. Describes you? When it comes to dressing for a pear-shaped physique and maximizing your shape, we have you covered:

 How To Dress

 It's time to decide what to wear now that you are aware of the traits of the pear body type. The next time you go shopping, keep these trends in mind.


There are two guiding principles to remember when looking for tops that will fit a pear-shaped body: Enhance your breast and shoulders, and cinch in your waist. The following tops and blouses look best on pears:

  • Peplum: These sweet shirts, sometimes known as "baby doll" tops, have a gathered waist and a flared bottom. This look elegantly draws attention to your natural waist.
  • Cowl neck: A cowl neck drapes well and offers visual intrigue while still emphasizing your face and upper torso.
  • Square-necked tops: Sit low across your neck and shoulders and highlight your shoulder blades.
  • Boat neck Spreads your shoulders to create the appearance of a more proportionate body.
  • Belted tops: help generate equilibrium by emphasizing your already well-defined waist.


Consider these designs when looking for crucial dresses for your pear-shaped figure to help you highlight your greatest qualities. Use these ideas to choose a suitable jumpsuit, as well. 

  • Fit and Flare: these are ideal for the pear body type because they have a defined waist and a voluminous skirt.
  • A-Line: have a wider skirt that raises the material from the hips, similar to fit and flare dresses.
  • Empire waist: if you choose a long dress, you could also want to take into account an empire waist dress that gathers just below your breast.
  • Off-the-shoulder: Dresses are a terrific way to pull attention upward by emphasizing your shoulders and collarbones.
  • Belted: Wearing a belt at your natural waist can make your body appear more balanced and hourglass-shaped.



Looser-fitting styles and dark washes might assist heighten your curved figure while looking for women's denim for a pear body type.

  • Straight-leg: Unlike skinny jeans, which draw attention downward, straight-leg jeans keep your lower half inconspicuous. A fan of slim jeans? Consider a pair of slim-straight jeans, which have more room in the thighs than conventional skinny jeans.
  • Bootcut: Bootcut jeans balance out a pear's hips, butt, and thighs thanks to the modest curve at the ankles. To make your legs appear longer, try wearing your favorite bootcut jeans with a stylish pair of booties.
  • Wide-leg: Like straight-leg jeans, wide-leg denim will offer a straighter silhouette, emphasizing your hips, butt, and thighs in a more balanced way.
  • Flares: These may seem like a fashion no-no, but when worn with the correct top, they can highlight your figure's balance and detract attention from your hips, butt, and thighs.