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Balancing Your Physique and Options with Jewelry — Inside Out Fashion

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Balancing Your Physique and Options with Jewelry — Inside Out Fashion
Balancing Your Physique and Options with Jewelry — Inside Out Fashion



Carol Karl and I discuss jewelry once more on this video, all about deciding on jewelry to harmonise along with your physique form and options.


Physique Form and Jewelry Selections

What physique form tells us, the place to place horizontal traces and vertical traces, what the silhouette must be ideally.  You could find out extra in regards to the impression of those totally different traces in these posts:  vertical, horizontal, diagonal, and curves.  Physique form tells us methods to use every of those sorts of traces to flatter our figures (and create physique concord), however physique form doesn’t inform us what we like – that’s all about character (which you may study right here on the video Carol and I made – plus additionally if you wish to dive deep into discovering your character fashion – inside my 7 Steps to Fashion program).

Flatter your face and figure with jewellery

Whenever you’re fascinated with placing beautiful outfits collectively, you wish to assume like a magician.  Now no bunnies are harm or disappear in any of those tips, and it’s now about sawing anybody in half.  When you concentrate on the artwork of the magician, they’re utilizing two principal issues:

  • Phantasm – which is what our colors, traces, and scale all do in outfits
  • Distraction – That is the place focal factors actually earn their hold.

I’ve written extra extensively in regards to the artwork of the magician with outfits right here.


The Fantastic thing about Jewelry

The fantastic thing about jewelry is that it creates good focal factors.

How to choose jewellery to flatter your body shape - use jewellery to create focal points

Gown your portrait space first utilizing jewelry or different particulars to attract consideration to your face, which is the place you talk.  

When deciding on the shapes in your jewelry, use your options as a information  – these are known as your defining options which you will discover out extra about right here.    Straight and extra angular options look greatest in additional straight or angular jewelry, while these with curved options look greatest in jewelry the place the traces are gentle somewhat than angled.  For a few of us, we’re a mix of curved and angular or straight traces, which implies we will put on particulars which have each curves and angles (a coronary heart is an instance of a mix form).

Selecting the Size of Necklaces

How lengthy ought to your necklace be?  This pertains to your personal options and proportions and your steadiness factors (you will discover out precisely methods to measure them right here).

The place is the focus you need?  In case you don’t need your tummy to be the main focus, don’t put on lengthy pendant necklaces the place the pendant ends sitting in your tummy, as this creates a focus the place you don’t need individuals to look.  As a substitute go for a necklace that ends above the bust, nearer to your face.

Your physique proportions affect the size too – so shorter legs = shorter necklaces, while longer legs = longer necklaces.

Deciding on the Dimension of Your Jewelry for Your Facial and Physique Options

The size of your options additionally impacts jewelry decisions.

Giant facial options can carry off larger-scale items extra simply.

Smaller facial options might be overwhelmed by massive stable items, as an alternative go for bigger items made by extra smaller parts put collectively.

Giant bust – if you wish to distract from this – put on bigger scale jewelry  – I’ve obtained a lot of tips about methods to camouflage a big bust in these posts, and jewelry is one in all your greatest instruments!

How to choose jewellery for your body shape and features: select larger scale jewellery pieces made from many smaller elementsStability all of your options, bust, shoulders, and facial options utilizing the size of your jewelry.

In fact, your character comes into this equation which is why when you love some drama in your outfits but are extra petite or have smaller options, you may nonetheless upscale your jewelry with out overwhelming your options with the information I’ve written about right here.

As you may see, there are various issues to think about when deciding on your jewelry associated to physique form, proportions and scale in addition to character!  Don’t fear, when you really feel overwhelmed you aren’t alone since you’ve by no means been educated in these ideas earlier than.  Because of this I created my 7 Steps to Fashion program that can assist you uncover what’s best for you, somewhat than taking generic trend recommendation.  Discover out extra right here.


Creating Outfit Harmony Balancing Your Body and Features with Jewellery