TIPS: for the SHOULDERS

Philippine Tribune
Philippine Tribune

NOUBI SAYS: if your shoulders are WIDE… ✓  Avoid cup sleeves or dolman sleeves and shawls. ✓  Any sort of puff sleeve is not good for you. ✓  Prefer softer fabrics across your shoulders. ✓  A peplum dress balances your wide shoulder. ✓  Full skirt and full pant silhouettes create an illusion of perfect proportion. ✓  Minimize the use of shoulder pads.

TIPS: for the SHOULDERS

Useful Tips!

if your shoulders are WIDE…

✓  Avoid cup sleeves or dolman sleeves and shawls.

✓  Any sort of puff sleeve is not good for you.

✓  Prefer softer fabrics across your shoulders.

✓  A peplum dress balances your wide shoulder.

✓  Full skirt and full pant silhouettes create an illusion of perfect proportion.

✓  Minimize the use of shoulder pads.

if your shoulders are TOO SQUARE…

✓  Horizontal and striped patterns are not advisable.

✓  Soft fabrics like silk blouses with gentle gathering at the yoke are advisable.

✓  Raglan sleeves emphasize squareness.

✓  Avoid the use of padding.

✓  A peplum dress balances your shoulder.

✓  Full skirt and full pant silhouettes create a perfect illusion.

if you have NARROW shoulders…

✓  Seam lines should be at the outer edge of your natural shoulders.

✓  Cap sleeves are good.

✓  Avoid sleeveless lines because they disguise with their grace and fullness.

✓  Raglan sleeve’s designs will make you look narrower.

✓  Tops that have gathering attached to the shoulder line are good.

✓  Tailored and crisp fabrics are always good.

✓  Padded shoulders are advisable especially if you have sloping shoulders.

✓  Wide collar’s designs are very good camouflage.

✓  Avoid anything with soft or sloped shoulders.

✓  Strapless and anything off-shoulders is not recommended.

for SLOPING shoulders…

✓  Anything with soft shoulders is not good.

✓  Anything off a shoulder is a nightmare.

✓  Tailored shoulders with the padded shoulder are perfect camouflage.

✓  To give an illusion underneath always use shoulder pads.

✓  The halter neckline, raglan sleeves, collarless styles are not advisable.

✓  Crisp fabrics create a good illusion of the underneath sloping shoulder.

✓  Wide collars, sailor, winged pleated, capped and pushed-up to sleeves are good.

✓  Stand up straight, because slumping exaggerates sloping shoulder.

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