Men with this kind of body have set down shoulders and also the top of the hipbone is set lower, the back is large, arms are bulky and butt is flat (sorry). They also have a short neck and a fuller face while legs instead are slender compared to the rest of the body.
Oval men first put weight on the abdomen area and tend to become cylindrical as they get heavier.
Is there any trick to balance the whole figure then?
Of course there is! The goal here is to enlarge a bit the chest and the legs while reducing the middle area (belly)..
The best necklines are V shaped and button down collars as they slim and elongate your neck and face.
Look for soft fabrics and avoid firm and structured ones.
Jeans and trouser that best fit an oval body shape are the loose fit model with a regular waist. A low waist would create a “donut” effect around your hips, while an high waist would squeeze and enlight your stomach.
Loose fit jeans usually have big pockets which will make your derrière look smaller and the whole figure slender and slimmer.
Trousers have one more option because you can pick loose fit and pleated trousers too! I know it’s not that much of a choice but let’s be honest, most of you usually don’t wear more than two different fits when it comes to jeans and trousers.
Anyway your trousers fabric should be soft and light, and the model should be comfortable from the waist down.
Patterns and decorations are welcome here but keep it minimal.
Most comfortable jackets for oval men have vents.
Coat lenght should go below your waist line, one or two buttons are fine, and when possible leave your jacket unbuttoned. Pick a darker shade than your trousers or the same shade as your trousers.
You can pick a patterned jacket but remember, as I already told you, keep it minimal.
Coat’s lenght must go from the waist/hip line down, the longer the better, wear them open wide, prefer models with one or two buttons, even better if they are placed on a side in order to create the illusion of a narrower waist.
Just avoid shoulder pads and double breast models.
At last, opt for basic shoes, possibly match them to your trousers and avoid any sort of design.
Celebrities with this kind of body shape are: Kevin James, Aries Spears, Adam Sandler, Eric Stonestreet, Cedric the Entertainer and the fabolous Malgioglio.