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How To Dress A Pear Shaped Body


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Feel comfortable and confident in clothing that flatters your figure. If you’ve got a pear shaped figure it’s all about learning how to flatter your shape to build your wardrobe.

Our guide to dressing a pear shape body solves all your dilemmas. Keep reading to find out more!

What Is A Pear Shaped Body?

  • Narrow shoulders
  • Smaller bust
  • Wide hips and bottom half

How To Dress A Pear Shaped Body

  • Balance out proportions: Add volume to your narrower shoulders to balance out a wider bottom half and lift the eye up.
  • Consider your colour choices: A bright or patterned top and understated bottom half gives a slimming effect to your wider hip area, drawing the focus and eyeline up.
  • Know which clothing styles flatter your shape: Unsure where to start or need some inspiration? Keep reading…

Pear Shape Body Clothes

We’ve picked out the best blouses, dresses and trousers for pear shapes formulated to show off your figure and highlight your best assets!

Blouses For A Pear Shaped Body

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Introduce subtle glitter into your blouse collection.

The short flared angel sleeves add volume to your shoulders with sheer chiffon fabric highlighting them further. The crisp white stands out from any bottom option, creating a proportioned look.

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Our keyhole blouse shows how you can wear simpler designs that still offer a flattering fit.

Featuring a high neckline with embellished trim detailing and a keyhole insert highlighting your cleavage, finishing with short angel sleeves adding flare.

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Red is the colour of the season and our dobby sleeve blouse is a great way to work this bold tone into your wardrobe with a style you know and love.

The dobby puff sleeves adds volume and detail into a minimal style, featuring a simple rounded neck. Opt for darker bottoms to let the top draw the eyeline up.

Party Tops For A Pear Shaped Body

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Sleeveless styles instantly highlight and draw attention to your shoulders. The simple neckline and style makes your shoulders the focus even more, detailing with a tie fastening to the back.

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Eye-catching glitter is always a good idea for party season. This top ticks all the boxes if you’re looking for more sleeve coverage.

The long balloon sleeves effortlessly add volume with a keyhole neckline adding subtle detail into a modest neckline.

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Choose eye-catching shimmer at your next evening event with our ruched puff sleeve top.

The statement ruched puff sleeves instantly adds volume to your shoulders to balance out proportions featuring a simple rounded neck.

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Your favourite style elevated for party season.

The dark tone with shimmer polka dot gives a timeless print an elevated evening look, featuring frill short sleeves, a rounded neck and button fastening to the back of the neck.

Dresses For A Pear Shaped Body

We’ve got flattering dresses for a pear shaped body to suit every occasion. Whether you’re looking for something to elevate your everyday style with or you’ve got party plans worth getting dressed up for, find a style to suit your pear shape figure!

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Dress up casual days with denim. The stretch fabric is key for pear shapes giving a comfortable fit.

Perfect for chillier temperatures adding extra warmth, it features a signature shirt style with button fastenings highlight your chest as little or as much as you like with an adjustable waist fastening to highlight your smaller waist.

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Looking for the dress that does it all? Our floral maxi dress solves your search for versatility.

The flattering v-neckline highlights your chest and cleavage with long balloon sleeves adding volume to your upper arms. Completing with a waist fastening and two side pockets. Who doesn’t love a dress with pockets?

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The dress to match your next special event.

Featuring a deep v-neckline highlighting your chest with short ruched puff sleeves, the elasticated waist enhances your naturally slim waist. The cleverly placed slit to the leg elongates your figure.

Party Dresses For A Pear Shaped Body

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The shorter length effortlessly shows off and elongates your legs.

Featuring a simple keyhole neckline for a modest neckline that still flatters and 3/4 length flare sleeves adding volume to your arms.

Opt for a classic party piece with a sparkly little black dress or choose contemporary zebra print sparkles for a modern lift.

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Choose flourishing florals elevated with a bold blue colour.

The floaty chiffon fabric achieves effortless elegance, featuring a simple rounded neckline and statement flare sleeves to add volume.

Whether its date night or catching up with friends, this floral dress is sure to impress.

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Our metallic swirl midi dress is another option to achieve a flattering fit with a modest neckline.

The short frill sleeves adds volume to your shoulders balancing out a wider hip, with a flattering empire line and front slit elongating and showing off your leg.

Complement with black accessories to let the gold tones shine at your next party invite.

Best Trousers For A Pear Shape

The key to dressing your lower half is to keep it simple in both colour and design.

We’ve selected styles to wear with any top or blouse.

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Simple in design, these wide leg trousers complement a wider hip through the loose fitting leg style.

Offering a flattering high waist, two side pockets and simple plain wide leg. Navy blue gives a lighter feel to black but still keeps it toned down.

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Our stripe wide leg trousers are ideal for keeping things relaxed.

Featuring a flattering high waist with a wide leg fit and sporty vertical stripe detail to the side of the leg.

Wear them with a basic white t-shirt to lift the eye up.

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Elevating for evening wear without making a statement, our satin wide leg trousers are a timeless option.

Offering a mid-rise waist, zip fly and button fastening with two side pockets. Pair with a stand out blouse for special occasions.

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Elongate your legs in a slim fitting style with our navy bengaline trousers.

The stretch fabric ensures a perfect fit to your waist and stretch across your hips.

How To Dress Pear Shape Over 50

If you’re searching for outfit inspiration for dressing a pear shape figure over 50, we’ve picked out three outfits suited to a range of occasions.

Whether your preference is more coverage or highlighting your assets, find outfit suggestions below.

Buy The Outfit: Navy Stretch Tapered Trousers | Green Spot Print Wrap Blouse | Gold Ballerina Pumps
Buy The Outfit: White Lace Blouse | Navy Wide Leg Trousers | White Diamante Trainers
Shop The Outfit: Black Floral Dress | Black Faux Fur Coat | Black Court Heels | Black Shoulder Bag

Find even more must-have options with women’s clothing in UK sizes 8-28.

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