Style Tips for Fan Shapes

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By Lorraine Russo

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The fan shaped (also called “V” shape) body type is defined by wide shoulders/top heavy/narrow hips. If you have a “fan” or “V” shaped bodies follow these style style tips for fan shapes.

  • No shoulder pads
  • Keep it simple on top
  • Avoid bold prints and stark white on top
  • Wear dark colors on top, light colors on the bottom

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  • Choose open necklines
  • Tuxedo styles work well


  • Go with full cuts or
  • Pleated


  • Slight flare leg works best
  • Full cut wide leg gives balance


  • Wrap styles are flattering
  • Stick with dark colors


  • Choose scoop and V-necks
  • Asymmetrical sleeves are flattering
  • No puffy sleeves or blouson styles

Lorraine Russo is a professional fashion consultant and personal stylist with more than fifteen years’ experience working for major department stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Rich’s, Bloomingdales and Nordstrom. Lorraine has given fashion and wardrobe seminars ranging from “Organizing Your Wardrobe” to “Making Your Image Work For You”. She is the founder and owner of Lorraine Claire Collections, a line of unique “little black dresses”.



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