Style Your Body Shape: The Skittle

Are you a Skittle? Follow these top tips from Trinny & Susannah to help dress for your shape.

With big thighs and calves, a slim waist and average chest, Skittle bodies are usually known for their problem bottom halves – but fear not, large thighs are easy to disguise!

CELEBRITY INSPIRATION Think Halle Berry and Meryl Streep.

SHOP FOR: Skirts with hemlines that fall on your knee, diamond-shaped necklines (to broaden the appearance of your chest), and knee-length coats that fit snug around the bust and pinch the waist are all great buys. You should also invest in a pair of wide-leg, tailored trousers with pockets on an angle, so they won't pull on your thighs.

High heels are great for elongating short legs, but be sure to opt for a chunky heel, rather than a spindly stiletto.

AVOID: Stay away from spagetti straps, cropped trousers, pencil skirts (especially if they’re above your knee) and long jumpers.

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