Guide to easily identify different female body types. On the internet are several body type calculators but none of them is 100% accurate. So read following description and make your own opinion.
This is the figure that most women desire. Although there are some disagreements about characteristics of other body shapes, hourglass is easy to describe. Woman has big breasts, slim waist and wide hips. Although waist to hips ratio could have slightly different values, it is always low and bust should match the proportions of hips and buttocks. Popular women with this body include Kim Kardashian, Sofia Vergara, and Heidi Klum.
Pear or Triangle
This figure is characterized by wide hips and buttocks that are bigger than bust. Fat is tends to be stored in the lower part of the body. This body type is very feminine and widely popular across different times and countries, but is not preferred in current western civilization as much. Beautiful examples of Pear shape are Beyonce, Morena Baccarin, and Nina Dobrev.
Inverted triangle or Athletic
Main feature of this type are wide shoulders with slim waist and narrow hips. Desired by many fitness freaks while others perceive it as too manly. Usually breasts are not very large, but exceptions exist. Look for example at Jessica Biel, classic inverted triangle while she still has natural C cups. Other celebs with this body type include Bo Derek and Pink.
All apple types store fat predominantly in belly area, while hips are smaller. Round figure and usually also round face are charateristic features. Breast size can vary from small to big one. Check following examples of “Apple”: Kate Upton, Lindsay Lohan, and Adele.
Banana or Rectangle
Very slim figure, classic supermodel-like look. Praised by current fashion industry and targeted as too boyish by some others. Women of this type have slim shoulders and hips, flat belly, smaller breasts and butt cheeks. It is very easy for them to maintain low weight. On the other hand, is they never have larger bust than B cups, if they stay natural. Take Cintia Dicker, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Miranda Kerr as typical examples of this shape.