Top-heavy: The 5 Most Flatterig Fashion Pieces for the Y-shaped Figure Type

Does the top of your body appear definitively much more massive or voluminous than your rather narrow or slender waist, hips and legs? If so, these fashion basics are the absolute must-haves for you.

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The Y-shaped silhouette shows an over-proportionate bust size that often has attracts the attention to the face, shoulders, and cleavage. Celebrities with this uncommon figure type are beautiful actresses like Christina Hendricks, Sofia Vergara, and the legendary Mae West, which gives this silhouette a certain cinematic “bombshell potential”. Depending on her preferences, the Y-shaped lady will seek either to adjust her proportions, or to accentuate her natural silhouette. Combined correctly, one and the same fashion piece can perfectly satisfy both needs.

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Simple Single-colored Tops


The woman with the Y-shaped figure can make a real master piece out of her impressive silhouette, if she opts for simple, single-colored tops and blouses. In darker hues, combined with colorful, bright or light-colored skirts, these fashion pieces will balance her silhouette without refraining from the eye-catching effect.

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Fashion Pieces With an Embellished Waistline


The Y-shaped woman gets an beautifully feminine look, if she accentuates the center of her body with striking draperies, applications, or adornments of any kind. Dresses, skirts, tops and trousers without these details can be easily embellished with silk scarfs, fancy chains, or amazing belts.

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Beautifully Adorned Skirts


With a nice balancing and flattering effect, adorned skirts look beautiful on the Y-shaped figure type. Either with draperies, bows, ruffles, or slightly asymmetric accents, these fashion pieces are ideal for a playfully feminine note. You wear them perfectly to match your subtle close-fitting tops to underline your figure.

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Sleeveless Tops or Ragland Sleeves


Ladies with a top-heavy figure should definitively know their way with sleeves: They are actually decisive for the impact of their general appearance. Sleeveless or off-the-shoulder tops as well as smooth raglan sleeves belong to her absolute must-haves!

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Issued Skirts, Dresses, and Coats


A perfect balance for the lady with the Y-figure is offered by all kind of beautifully issued skirts, dresses, and coats, as long as the waist remains slightly fitted. Combined with off-the-shoulder pieces, sleeveless tops or spaghetti straps, these fashion pieces give her a very impressive look.

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And what about you? Do you think they may be more ideal fashion pieces of this figure type? Let us know by writing your comment below!


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