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I've looked at a few "body type calculators" and the ones that don't ask for shoulder measurements have me as an hourglass, however the ones that do ask for them have me as an inverted triangle. I know I have broad shoulders, but my waist is tiny in comparison to my bust and hips and my hips and bust are more or less the same. Which one would you go for?
I'm the same. Neither seems to work for me - following advice for inverted triangles doesn't highlight My little waist enough, but lots of hourglass recommended clothes make my shoulders look enormous.
@Hairq So how do you dress in the end? I've figured out that tight strapless dresses kind of make sense for my shape, but in the colder months they really aren't much use! But yup exactly same issue then!
I have the same problem OP, basically an hourglass with broad shoulders. If I do the quiz in that link, I'm an inverted triangle. But when I look at my reflection I look like an hourglass rather than an inverted triangle. I can't really wear details around my shoulders so no frills etc. I find that a pencil skirt works if the top is fitted and in a dark colour. I bought a velvet pencil skirt lately and the texture seems to add some weight and balances out my shoulders. V neck rather than crew neck. Belted waists not always good, for some reason make my shoulders look huge, they only work if loosely belted so a trench coat, or belted jacket rather than a cinched in belt.