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The Somatotype Myth: Ectomorph Mesomorph Endomorph
Fashion Tips for the Male Body
If you know your body type and would like to jump to it immediately, please click the appropriate link below:. Not all men are created physically equal, and we have to account for different body types when we talk about getting dressed. We have identified nine different body types and two body type modifications: Irregular and Athletic. Our methodology was to use frame and height as base lines. We took three typical height categories tall, average, and short and spread them across three different builds: average, slender, and heavyset.
Choosing the right clothes for your body type can make all the difference in how you look. Do you know what your body type is? Most people fall into one of three categories: Ectomorphs, mesomorphs and endomorphs. Once you define your body type, you can make smart fashion choices that show off your best assets. Look for wider collars to emphasize your shoulders and choose slim cut pants. Make sure the shoulders on your jackets fit correctly, then have the waist taken in if needed. Endomorphs softer, curvier and often shorter than the other types look best in solid colors that help you look slimmer and taller.
Everyone is different. There are certain selections of clothes that look better on one body type than another, making it essential that you understand who you are before you analyze your closet in the morning. So what are the body types? There are three different categories that your body can fall into: ectomorph, endomorph, and mesomorph. You want shirts to just graze the body.