Style Tips for Apple Body Shaped Women

Apple shape women have wide & heavy upper body with slender legs and arms. To complement your looks perfectly, you need to dress appropriately and wear right footwear & accessories. The styling aim of women with apple shaped body is to draw attention to their best assets: legs & arms. Learn secret techniques to hide flaws and accentuate your best features.


1. Salwar Kameez style for Apple Body Type Women

What to wear

Empire waist full length anarkali with wide hemline, anarkali with flares starting from bodice or anarkali with embroidery/embellishment on shoulders

anarkali suits for apple shaped body

Salwar kameez or A-line kurti paired with churidar or leggings to accentuate slim legs. Make sure you drape dupatta on one side to divert attention from heavy torso

best match salwar kameez for women with apple shaped body

Delicate embroidery and detailing on kurti

kurti to wear for women blessed with apple shape body

Necklines like scoop, sweetheart, high collared V neck and V-neck

salwar kameez necklines that suit apple shaped body

What to avoid

Heavy embroidery/embellishment around the neck

salwar kameez to avoid if you are apple shaped

Patiala salwar and straight cut suits

patiala salwar and straight cut suit

2. Saree

What to wear

Heavily embroidered or wide embroidered bordered saree with long sleeve contrast color blouse

perfect sarees for women with apple shape

Wear saree standard way (Ulta Pallu) a little higher than usual without pleating the pallu to cover your problem area

ulta pallu saree for women with apple shape

Necklines like V-neck, scoop and sweetheart neckline

suitable saree necklines for apple shaped women

Saree made from fabrics like silk, chiffon, georgette and crepe

best saree fabrics for women blessed with apple shape figure

What to avoid

Apple body type women should avoid net sarees.

 net sarees to avoid if you are apple shape

3. Lehenga

What to wear

Circular or full flared lehenga to look proportional. You can also opt for jacket style lehenga. The lehenga must have embroidery/embellishment at the bottom

best match lehenga for apple shaped women

Go for long choli that ends a little below the point where the lehenga starts

 choli that flatter apple shape

Necklines are same as mentioned in saree

What to avoid

Heavy embroidered around the waist

heavy embroidered lehenga around waist

4. Accessories

Simple jhumka or chandelier earrings without necklace

 earrings for women having apple shaped body

If you want to wear a necklace, then go for chain with pendant or simple short necklace

 best necklace for apple shaped women

Chunky bangles, bracelets and cuffs

perfect accessories for apple shape body

Handbags like potli purse, envelope clutch, clutch & tote bags

suitable handbags for apple shaped body

5. Shoes

Wedges, ballet flats with rounded toes, strappy sandals, stilettos or platform footwear

shoes for women blessed with apple shape body
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Florina Thomas

Florina Thomas is a style enthusiast who wants to help people dress perfectly so that they can look their best. She loves to write about trending fashion, entertainment and health. She is working as a professional content writer for 10 years. She is working with Looksgud's editorial team for the most prominent future.

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