These women are real gems!
The diamond body shape is typical of those women where most of the weight lays on the waist, while bust and hips have pretty much the same proportions.
The goal, in this case, is to create a waistline and I understand that you don’t always feel like going around with your guts squeezed, so calm down, because this kind body actually – unlike what many believe – has a lot of choices in terms of clothes and tops because this is the shape of the opposites. Never go for half measures here. Do you like monochrome? All right! Do you want more than one color? Have two, where the darker one outlines the waist, or use as many colors as possible. Fan of decorations? Be plentiful! Do you need to disguise your belly? Do it! Or highlight it because, hey, don’t they say that the best hidden things are in plain sight?
What does this mean in terms of garments? No limits for tops, I mean seriously … wide, tight, firm, soft, all types of necklines, crop top (yes I just said it, show the upper part of the stomach), any kind of sleeve is fine, opt for patterns concentrating their decorations at at shoulder level. Trousers? Regular cut with low or high waist (no regular waist), cigarette-trousers or otherwise very wide ones. Pencil skirts, loose skirts, skirts with pockets, asymmetrical ones.
Long bodycon dresses, or short ones, kimono dresses, criss crossed dresses on the chest level, dresses with a high waist or corset ones (it’s prefereable when the corsets dress have the waist line extending below your actual waist to elongate your bust). Someone said jackets? Very long or very short ones, prefer boleros. Shoes are usually recommended to match the same color as the trousers (or skirts) to elongate your legs. Pointed shoes are great, with medium to low heel. No pumps. When about boots opt for the ankle boots or over the knees one.
Celebrities with this kind of body shape are: my beloved Rebel Wilson, Beth Ditto, Adele, Gabourey Sidibe, Amber Riley, Queen Latifah, Kate Winslet and Kaley Cuoco (Rebel Wilson and Beth Ditto have their own clothing line).