What You Should Buy From Zara According to Your Body Type

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With the vast inventory that Zara maintains at any given time, it should come as no surprise that there's a slew of stylish options in a number of categories for every body type. The tricky part is knowing what your body type is and what flatters it best. Luckily, we've covered this very subject in the past and used our handy body type guide to sift through the hundreds of items that Zara currently has in stock to find the perfect pieces for each of the four major body types: triangle, rectangle, hourglass, and inverted triangle. We've also sprinkled in a few tips along the way that should help you when searching for future Zara purchases on your own.

Ready to shop our flattering roundup of dresses, jackets, skirts, pants, and more? Keep scrolling for our picks of the most stylish Zara pieces for your body type.

TRIANGLE

You're a triangle if your hips are more than 5% bigger than your shoulders or bust. This body type is also known as pear. Find out how to do the math here.

Our Triangle Picks:

Opt for outerwear that has volume and hits below the widest part of your hips for a slimming effect. 

Available in sizes XS to L.

An empire-waist dress accentuates your figure right where you need it to.

Available in sizes XS to XXL.

Puffed, ruffled sleeves draw the eye up and away from the hips.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

RECTANGLE

You're a rectangle if your waist is less than 25% smaller than your shoulder or bust, and your shoulder, bust, and hip measurements are within 5% of each other. Find out how to do the math here.

Our Rectangle Picks:

A skirt with a bit of volume adds shape to your hips, which balances out your frame.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Flared trousers add, well, flair and balance out your shoulders.

Available in sizes 26 to 31.

Create shape with a waist-emphasizing jacket or blazer. 

Available in sizes XS to XL.

HOURGLASS

You're an hourglass if your waist is at least 25% smaller than your shoulder or bust and at least 25% smaller than your hips, and your shoulder and hip measurements are within 5% of each other. Find out how to do the math here.

Our Hourglass Picks:

Accentuate your curves with a pretty pencil skirt. 

Available in sizes XS to XL.

A wrap blouse is an hourglass's best friend, as it shows off your tiny waist.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

A sheath dress with a defined waist is the most slimming option for an hourglass figure.

Available in sizes XS to L.

INVERTED TRIANGLE

You're an inverted triangle if your shoulder or bust measurement is more than 5% bigger than your hip measurement. Find out how to do the math here

Our Inverted Triangle Picks:

A jacket that flares out slightly at the waist is a surefire way to balance out your shoulders. 

Available in sizes XS to XL.

A full skirt is another way to balance out your shoulders and create the illusion of a waist.

Available in sizes XS to L.

A subtle peplum is flattering for an inverted triangle shape as it adds volume at the hips and defines your waist. 

Available in sizes XS to L.

Next up, check out a cool styling trick that works for every body type.

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.