We've all had our moments of trying to squeeze into a dress we knew was a size too small or wearing a style that was super trendy, but didn't necessarily flatter our shape. Believe me, I've been there! In a world of constantly changing trends, sometimes picking clothes that are both fashionable and flattering can be a challenge. Determining your body shape is the first step to looking fabulous! What may look good on someone else or on that mannequin, may not cut it for you. Check out a few of my basic style tips to get you looking and feeling your best no matter what's in style!

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Tell us, which one of these celebs represents your body shape?

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Slim/Slender

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Zoe Saldana has a tiny frame. Her figure consists of long lines and small curves, which makes it easier to outfit. The fashionista knows how to show off her slim body, without overwhelming herself with too much fabric or textures. If you have this shape, the key is to enhance your subtle curves and draw attention to your small waist. Go for delicate and feminine dresses with an A-line skirts that tend to cinch at the waist; this make hips appear wider while still looking slender.

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Straight

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Eva Longoria has broad pronounced shoulders and slightly curvy hips. The Desperate Housewives star tends to wear pieces that accentuate her shoulders and hips, making her waist appear smaller. If you're slim and petite like Longoria, it’s important to use shorter hems and long, lean lines to elongate your legs, like she does. A peplum dress like the one pictured here softens her body and creates curves, while also making her appear taller.

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Pear Shape/Shapley Butt 3

Pear Shape/Shapley Butt

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Jennifer Lopez's lower body is larger than the upper, with her hip width exceeding her shoulder width. A rounded booty, defined waist, and head-turning hips gives bodies like J.Lo’s a super feminine appeal. Don’t be afraid to show off your curves. Opt for fitted or mermaid style dresses to balance the weight of your curve and so that your body doesn’t appear too bottom-heavy. But remember go for FITTED and tailored, not super tight!

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Top heavy

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If you have a big chest like Salma Hayek’s, you want to draw the attention off your boobs and downward. Try to stray away from anything high-waisted which actually puts the focus on your most pronounced part--and always try to accentuate your bottom half. Don’t go for a plunging neckline, but instead opt for a dress with a higher cut and that cinches at the waist to create balance.

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Hourglass

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If your body is hourglass-shaped like Sofia Vergara, you got the curves in all the right places! Form-fitted designs that accentuate your waist and enhance your shape are the way to go. Fitted dresses, belted styles, and highwaisted skirts all work to balance your shape and show off your curvaceous top and hips. Baggy or flowy styles are an absolute no for hourglass shapes!

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Full-Figured

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If you’re tall and full-figured like Sara Ramirez, go for classic styles and soft fabrics. As curvy as you may be, little waistline definition can sometimes make you appear boxy. Also, show off your best feature: your legs! A short hemline or simple slit is a great way to showcase those killer stems!

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Preggos!

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The Brazilian model and designer recently revealed that’s she pregnant with her third child and hasn't been afraid to flaunt it! While a long, flowy maxi dress works great for pregnant women, don’t feel like you’re obligated to cover your baby bump! A slightly form-fitted dress with stretch that shows off your belly can be surprisingly flattering and sexy.