If you are heavy set on the bottom than on the top you are likely to have a pear shaped body
The highlight of the pear body shape is the hips and the thighs. If you are a pear, your hip measurement will always be greater than your chest. With a slender, delicate shoulders and a small chest, the pear shaped woman can take advantage of her slender top by indulging intochunky chains, accessories and plunging neck lines. For a pear, nothing can be overdone, when it comes to flattering your top half. You can go gaga over necklines and frills to balance out your figure and attract the eye above the waist. Quarter length sleeves with bright coloured tops generally go well with this shape. For the bottom, you might want to stick to something simple and dark.
Some well-known celebrities who share the same figure are JLo, Shakira, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, Kisten Davis.
The Cone or Apple
A woman who has a cone or an apple shape body is fairly proportional, but tends to be heavy set on the chest. This type may not have a defined waistline but this is not necessarily an issue. The highlight of an apple shaped body isa gorgeous bust line and fabulous legs. An apple shaped figure can carry off a short number with ease. If you are an apple, your best friends in the closet are your short skirts and shots that flaunt your fantastic legs.
Celebs who belong to the apple type are Drew Barrymore, Catherine Zeta Jones, Elizabeth Hurley, Oprah Whinfrey, among others.
The Hour glass
In an hourglass figure, the hip and the bust are almost equal size. It is the most proportionate figure out of all, so if you have an hourglass, take pride in it, for you’re the representative of the perfect 8 that is traced out for the figure of a woman.
If you are an hourglass then your best friend in the wardrobe is your belt. No other accessory can do an hourglass more justice than a flattering belt, to highlight your perfect waistline. Play around and aim at getting the perfect silhouette.
Celebs who have the same figure are Nigella Lawson, Kate Winslet, Marilyn Monroe, Scarlet Johansson, among others.
The rectangle has a silhouette that is fairly straight with minimal curve, giving woman with this shape a very athletic and masculine look. If you are a rectangle, you are fairly lucky because there is no problem area as such and you can get away with anything. All you have to do is work on getting a curve to your body, and that can be achieved by accessories like belts and long coats. Wrap around dresses will help you get the desired curve.
Celebs who belong to the rectangle type are Queen Latifah, Cameron Diaz sand Mel C among others.