It is important to consider some aspects when buying clothes, in order to get dresses that look great and feel amazing. Look and body shape are the key things to consider in choosing Indian dresses such as sarees, lehenga, salwar kameez and anarkali suits etc. Wearing good fitting outfits with complete ease will enhance your beauty and make you look more stylish and beautiful. To make things clear, let’s see the guide to select the right traditional ethnic wear for your body shape.


This is the most specific type of body shape common among women, the bottom half of which is heavier than the top. It is recommended that Pears wear long, flowing clothes that emphasize the slender waist and hardly their hips. Such types not only favorable on pear shapes, they also keep you look slim and tall.The secret for this type of body to go traditional is highlight your slim waist and upper body.

Wear Anarkali Suits Full Length, since they are narrow at the top and flared at the lower part covering your bulky half. Choose smooth and soft fabric designer sarees such as georgette, chiffon to reduce bulk shape. Clothing that attracts attention to your upper body like Kurtis with a designer embroidery or big prints at the top and wider necklines can make you look more classy and beautiful.


Athletic female figure have a rectangular shaped body. It’s your moment to show your long figure, well-defined arms and toned stomach. These women don’t gain weight, so don’t worry about their outfits and clothing. They may wear Anarkalis, Kurtis and full gowns. Encrusted clothing perfectly suits them and gets the best of their attributes. The body from head to toe is almost equal in size.

As there is no convenient feature you can position on it, you can easily choose to consume just about anything and everything.The great choice would be to go for a fitted Anarkali Suit as it will add a curvy lower body. Designer Salwar Kameez and Kurtis will make you look more amazing and beautiful as they will make your shoulders stand out.


One would describe this shape as heavy on top and slender below. It is recommended to wear flowing silks and loose cotton customized in simple designs of these materials that skim the apple shape perfectly. Avoid clingy,  tight cloth because they only highlight the unwanted defects.

Simple designs and dark colors are the correct choice to fit. Don’t use pockets or anything that is crowded at the waistband that’s the thing women with an apple shape needs. Chudidar will be the best option for women in the apple-shaped body, as it offers an angled structure under the chest and a full hemline along the bottom that can help make the waist look small.


If you have a Hourglass Shaped Body Type then with much style you can wear any Traditional Clothes. If you have this feature, consider yourself lucky, since it is one that women want.The hourglass shaped body features a defined waist, curved hips and a  properly shaped legs. Wrap tops, belts, and whatever fits your shirtwaist can help to highlight your attributes.

Keep away from over-sized and baggy practices that only dwarf your figure and do not go for tight dresses too. Women with a shape of hourglass may also choose to play with colors, mixing pastels with dark colors. To give a little sound to your body, you can go for a Traditional Blouse or embroidered long Jacket on your Lehenga. Add a pair of trendy heels to your ethnic wear to look more elegant and stunning, as it will give more height.  

Pick the right suit and showcase your Indian wear with elegance! Now that you’ve nailed the art of dressing for your body shape. Hope this fashion guide has been an eye-opener and will make you fill your closet with trendy and stylish clothes to make you look perfect as per your body shape. You may come and visit Bollywood Fashion at all three Locations ( Brickfields, Klang, Penang) as we have an array of options to suit each body type!

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