Are You Dressing Appropriately for Your Body Type?

Anna Papachristos

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About This Quiz

From rompers to crop tops, not all fashion trends look good on everybody. (In fact, there are countless fads that shouldn't even exist, but that's an entirely different issue.) Yet, despite the fact that it's practically impossible to create one piece of clothing that flatters every shape and size, each body deserves to be celebrated because we each bring something unique and valuable to the table. Deep down, it's what's on the inside that counts most. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't look your best! After all, how we present ourselves on the outside often gives us the confidence boost we need to share these inner gifts with the rest of the world.

Many people, however, fail to accentuate their best physical assets because they aren't sure which styles complement their curves. Instead, they're left feeling self-conscious because, in their attempt to remain up-to-date with current trends, they lose sight of the styles that make them feel good and empowered. Remember! You don't need to a supermodel to look gorgeous. Your body has kept your heart beating and your lungs breathing thus far, so you should thank every inch of skin for helping you live your best life by decking yourself out in the most dashing duds imaginable.

Take this quiz to determine if you're already a pro at dressing for your body type, or if you need to donate the contents of your closet and indulge in that shopping spree you've always dreamed about!

Of the basic body types, how would you classify your shape?

Which colors dominate your closet right this moment?

Which styles do you typically gravitate toward when shopping?

How would you describe your height?

Which vibe describes the bulk of your current wardrobe?

How do you feel when you're trying on new clothes?

When browsing for new clothes, what's your preferred shopping method?

Which aspects make you decide to buy one type of pants over another?

What factors do you look for when buying new tops?

When shopping for jackets, which styles do you prefer?

How important are accessories when it comes to creating the perfect outfit?

What do you usually wear to work?

What's your favorite outfit to wear when you've got the day off?

What's your go-to garb for special occasions and/or date night?

How much do your friends and family influence your fashion choices?

Of these celebrities, whose style would you love to emulate?

If you could go on a shopping spree at one of the following stores, which would be at the top of your list?

When you go shopping, who comes along on the trip?

You're trying to decide between two items as you head to the checkout. Which factor will most likely influence your purchase?

You need an outfit for a special occasion. Where do you turn for style inspiration?

How has your opinion about your body changed as you've aged?

What do you focus on most when watching red carpet interviews for an award show or star-studded event?

Your new outfit makes you feel like you could conquer the world, but someone made a rude, negative comment about your appearance. What do you do?

Who do you turn to for fashion advice and/or opinions when you're not sure about how good an outfit looks?

How has your personal style evolved over the years?

Who was your primary source for style inspiration growing up?

How would you describe the personality of your signature style?

Would you say the glass is half full or half empty?

How much do you spend on clothing, on average, each month?

When you look in the mirror, who do you see staring back at you?

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