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A Little Bit about Anatomy, Proportions, and Trim of Clothing

A Little Bit about Anatomy, Proportions, and Trim of Clothing

All the time we hear that we should dress in clothes suitable to our body type, pay attention to the fit of the parts and try to point out our qualities through the features that the fashion available to us, but little is explained about the human proportions, where really is the what, and, finally, how to comply with these measures to create harmony in our silhouette.

A Little Bit about Anatomy, Proportions, and Trim of Clothing

The first thing you should know is that the human body is incredibly proportional and the clothing you use need to comply with this ratio. There are a few standards sizes that apply to the entire world, with minor variations, as for example the height of a person, which is equivalent to 7 ½ times the height of your head (can be 8X in some cases) or the width of the shoulders which has 2 times this basic measure. In the image above you can clearly see this relationship.

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