All posts tagged: Body type

Fashion role models

Some days ago I was reading this paragraph in Closer, the second book of Scott Schumann, The sartorialist, where the author talks about fashion role models. He explains how we should find style icons or style references with a similar body shape to ours. It totally makes sense: that way we can get inspired by the cuts, fabrics and pieces he/she uses to emphasize his/her body shape in order to look at his/her best. So I started thinking about it (and I’m still thinking about it today). Is there any famous actress/celebrity/singer/anyone with a body shape that I can identify with? (Please notice that I’ve avoided the models, because, well, they are like unicorns, beautiful unique creatures not like us mortals). The truth is that I haven’t found it… I’m quite small and weigh five kilos more than I should. But I don’t consider myself fat. I can easily find clothes that fit in every store, they just don’t look as good as they look on skinnier taller girls. In a world where all the …