Fashion

Styling Tips For Broad Shoulders

Flaunt those shoulders instead of carrying the world upon them!

People with broad shoulders have the classic triangular body shape. The shoulders are the most prominent feature of the ones blessed with broad shoulders. However, wide shoulders could somewhat look a little disproportionate with the hips. The trick while styling is always to balance your body’s shape out. That means you create a balance between you upper and lower body. For broad shoulders, the best way to complement them would be to highlight the best assets you have. Here are a few tips on how to style your clothes if you have broad shoulders.

Outfits That Are Short And Sweet

Irrespective of what your height is, flaunt your legs if you have broad shoulders. Short dresses look amazingly adorable on people with broad shoulders. It takes the attention off the wide shoulders and on your legs and that creates a balance in the whole appearance. Make sure to pick a dress that is knee length and focuses on your waist. It would be even better if your dress has downward flowing flares. Laser cut dresses, dry lake dresses and floral mesh dresses all go exceptionally well with broad shoulders. However, pay some attention to the neck area of your dress. Stay away from dresses that have a boat neck or have shoulder pads. These will create focus on your shoulders and that’s something you don’t want.

Backless For Broad Shoulders

Any dress or top that has a backless design on it would work greatly for people with broad shoulders. It adds some glam to your features and shortens the appearance of your shoulders. Moreover, wearing backless dress would elongate your overall silhouette and add loads of elegance to your style. Plunging neck designs would provide you a sculpted look. However, steer away from short dresses when selecting backless designs. Instead, look for dresses that have a long length or at least ones that run down till the knee. This will help you maintain the proportional balance of the body.

Wrap It Up In Style

Another way to style yourself if you have broad shoulders is to wear wrap up dresses and tops. Wrap up dresses lets you adjust the plunge of your dresses and are usually V necked. Moreover, wrap dresses bring the focus to the waist thereby giving a proportional appearance to your body if you have broad shoulders.

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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