Pear Body Shape: Clothing Tips for Gorgeous Look

Women having wider hips compared to upper part of the body are blessed with pear shaped body. They must dress according to their body shape to look flattering and create maximum visual appeal. Picking up the perfect clothing and accessories not only highlight the positive aspects of your body and but also hide your flaws. The styling aim of women with pear shaped body is to draw attention towards the slimmer upper body: waist and torso. Go through the article to know some fashion advice to pick up the perfect ethnic wear and accessories for your body shape.


  1. Salwar Kameez for Pear Shaped Women
  2. Saree for Pear Shaped Women
  3. Lehenga for Pear Body Type Women
  4. Accessories for Pear Shaped Body Type Women
  5. Shoes for Pear Body Shaped Women

1. Salwar Kameez for Pear Shaped Women

What to wear

A-line ankle length/ floor length anarkali suit with flare, empire waist anarkali/kurta or A-line kurti

A line anarkali suit and kurti to flatter pear shape body

Kurti with collar, yoke design or heavily embellished neck line draw attention to upper body

Kurti for pear body shape to highlight good features

Patiala, salwar or churidar (only with long or A-line kurta) hide heavy bottoms and thighs

salwar kameez for pear shape to hide flaws

Necklines like boat neck, scoop necks, sweetheart neck and square neck broaden the shoulders and accentuate the bust.

best salwar suit necklines for pear shape

Wear light kurta with dark bottoms to proportionate the body.

salwar kameez for pear shaped women to proportionate the body

What to avoid

Short and skin-tight kurta

kurti to avoid if you have pear shape body

Printed and trousers style bottoms draw attention to your least flattering location

salwar kameez with Printed bottom

2. Saree for Pear Shaped Women

What to wear

Sarees made from fabrics like chiffon, soft silk and georgette to balance out your upper and lower part

Saree to wear for women with pear body shape

Gujarati-style (seedha pallu) saree with minimum pleats just below the navel to make your body look proportionate

Gujarati-style saree drape for pear shape women

If you want to try something different then, go for dhoti style saree just like the fashion diva Sonam Kapoor

dhoti style saree drape for pear shaped women

Saree with bold & bright colours, small prints, embroidery work and heavy border work

saree to wear for women with pear shape

Go for saree that have detailing on blouse or pallu

suitable saree for pear shaped women

Wear high-neck, square-neck, boat neck, scoop necks, sweetheart neck, halter blouse, strapless blouse or v neck

saree necklines for women with pear shape figure

What to avoid

Mermaid style saree add extra volume to your lower body

Mermaid style saree drape

3. Lehenga for Pear Body Type Women

What to wear

Flared, panel length or A-line lehenga with not too much of flare

lehenga that flatter pear shape body

Heavy embroidery and embellishment blouse to bring attention towards upper body

best match lehenga for pear shaped body

Lehenga made from georgette or chiffon fabric as they don’t add bulk to the shape

lehenga material for women with pear shape

Go for net dupatta to show off your sexy waist

lehenga with net dupatta for women having pear shape body

Neck lines are same as mentioned above in saree

What to avoid

Fish-cut and straight-cut lehengas as they accentuate hips

mermaid style and straight-cut lehenga

4. Accessories for Pear Shaped Body Type Women

Chunky or bold jewelry grabs attention to upper body

best match necklaces for pear shape women

Collar-style necklace is great way to add width to your neck and shoulders. You can also opt for princess length chain with pendant

best necklaces for women with pear shape figure

Chandelier style or dangly earrings bring attention to your face

chandelier and dangly earrings for women blessed with pear shape body

Handbags like clutches, tote handbags and handbags that sit on the waist

best match handbags for pear shape body

Wear waist belt (Kamarband) with low waist Sarees and Lehengas to accentuate your killer waist

 Kamarband to accentuate waist

You can also wear wrapped bracelet, wrapped bracelet with watch, narrow cuff and bangles

jewelry for pear shape women

5. Shoes for Pear Body Shaped Women

Platforms, pumps, low wedges, stilettos and ornamented footwear. If you are tall, you can also wear flats

suitable shoes for pear shape women








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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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