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5 Types of Curvy Body Shapes | Know the Most Flattering Ways to Style & Celebrate Your Body
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5 Types of Curvy Body Shapes | Know the Most Flattering Ways to Style & Celebrate Your Body

Beauty comes in all forms, shapes, sizes, and colors.

Source: Illustration | Shamik Das
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Fashion is meant for people of all shapes and sizes. But that's not what the runway or the media portrays. Many of us feel that what celebs, models, or even our friends wear won't or don't look good on us and that it is because we are not "perfect." There is no such thing as the perfect size or shape. Every woman deserves to feel her best in her body as it is now. Without having to fix it or struggle to bring in line with what is considered "pretty." or maybe even your friends wear looks like it's made just for us. Most of us are aware that there are 4 types of body types- pear, rectangle, strawberry, hourglass. But there are other body types as well.

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Curvy women are especially targetted for being plus size or are at the end of overt sexualizing. Leaner women without curves are considered unfeminine or too androgynous. To hell with such assumptions. In this article, we look at five body types that come under the curvy category. But before that, what exactly is considered curvy?

Curvy bodies have well-defined breasts and hips, according to Shilpa Ahuja.com. Celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, Kim Kardashian, Beyoncé, Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Lopez rock their curvaceous bodies. This body type exhumes femininity and grace. Once again, they can come in all sizes unlike what many assume.