Shape/Silhouette: Inverted Triangle

Shape/Silhouette: Inverted Triangle

Shape/Silhouette: Inverted Triangle


Balance proportions by minimizing the upper body and emphasizing the lower body. At the ideal weight, an inverted triangle can wear nearly any style successfully. 


  • Sleek shirt and jacket shapes, smooth textures and vertical design lines
  • Stronger colours, interesting patterns and eye catching details in skirts and bottoms
  • Jackets and tops that fit your broad shoulders, consider sizing up
  • Exposed necklines including, v- neck, scoop necks one- shoulderWear shirts that are low and open
  • High waisted or mid-rise bottoms
  • Colour matching belts to pants/skirts 
  • Shorter jackets
  • Minimal details around shoulder lines 
  • Vertical design details, seams, darts, open jackets 
  • Wide leg pants and full skirts
  • Use interesting design details, bright colours and prints to accentuate your lower body
  • Less fitted, relaxed silhouettes like boyfriend jeans or culottes


  • Jackets that end at the waistline if you have weight gain or thickness through the middle
  • Finishing any part of a garment at the widest part of the body

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