Dressing for an athletic body type involves creating curves and shape in the body through clothing. Dress an athletic body type with help from a professional in the fashion industry in this free video clip.
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Hi, I'm Brandy Joy Smith, and I'm a wardrobe stylist. When dressing an athletic body, the goal is to create curves and shape in the body, enhancing the bust, defining the waist, and adding volume below is key. Meet Emma. She has an athletic body type. Athletic body types lack strongly defined curves, but appear very fit. Today, Emma is wearing a dress from 81 Poppies with a V-neck detail that emphasizes her bust. The dress also has a defined waist, which is enhanced by the bow and tie. The fullness in the bottom of the dress adds volume where she needs it, in her hips. This dress gives the perfect balance to her body type, but we went a step further and added heels to give her butt some lift and shape, an essential for an athletic body type is a great belt. It's an easy way to add definition in the waist, which naturally adds more curves to the body.