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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Shop for your shape: 7 ways to flatter your figure!

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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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Johanna is the beauty and fashion staff writer at MamásLatinas and obsessed with all things beauty and fashion. She is a proud Dominicana and was born and raised in Queens, NY.

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