How To Determine An Appearance Type By Kibbi And To Find The Style

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How To Determine An Appearance Type By Kibbi And To Find The Style

In the book by the New York stylist David Kibbi of "Metamorphosis" the typology of appearance thanks to which each woman can create ideal clothes is in detail considered. And though the method has been developed in the 1980th, these recommendations are relevant to this day.

We have decided to classify everything and to understand how it is correct to put on, from the point of view of the guru of style.

David Kibbi was the basis for the theory the principle women's and men's has begun. The stylist has noticed that a set of female and male lines of appearance is inherent in each person. Different combinations of these lines — a secret of our uniqueness. Kibbi has removed 5 main types and 13 subtypes and has tried a key to ideal style for each of them.

To determine the type by Kibbi, it is necessary to cast away all obviously improper options at first. The first of criteria should consider growth.

 

How to determine an appearance type by Kibbi and to find the style

 

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Growth: 168 cm and above.

Person: sharp, with direct and narrow lines, eyes small or the average size, slanting or almond-shaped, lips thin or average completeness, a cheekbone high, cheeks hollow.

Figure: long and narrow, direct and angular, the body is well developed physically. A breast flat or big, but tightened (Soft Dramatic). ps are narrow, harmonious and brawny. Sometimes the waist is accurately outlined.

 

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Softly streaming lines, the transparent, thin, "flying" or sticking to a body fabrics — under a ban. It concerns also wide or shapeless silhouettes, large knitting, rough knitwear.

Division of a figure is inadmissible across, ruches and frills, doll volume of dresses, excessively open clothes are also excluded.

 

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The ideal dress at Dramatic turns out when the dress code repeats lines of a body: sharp and direct, expressive and laconic.

The T-shaped silhouette, emphases on shoulders and / or on a waist, slightly adjacent style, the extended cut, accurate and rigid edges, asymmetry are welcomed. Fabrics have to be dense, well keeping a form.

 

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Growth: 170 cm and below.

Person: roundish, plump, sensual, cheeks often magnificent, facial bones delicate and small, however nose, cheekbones and chin wide and chubby; eyes are big, almond-shaped or half-closed.

Figure: "hourglasses", breast and hips volume and sensual, hands and legs soft and plump, slender waist, shoulders roundish or sloping. Palm and foot small, widish. At Theatrical Romantic a figure womanly, soft and magnificent, but not wide.

 

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It is impossible to create the images hiding a waist. Shapeless silhouettes and clothes of a style oversize will also play not advantage of Romantic.

Strict silhouettes, straight lines with keen edges, horizontal strips — all these elements hide advantages of a figure of this kind, do it to more bulky.

 

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The soft lines repeating and emphasizing seductive bends of a body are welcomed. The streaming fabrics, curls irregular the falling shapes are weapon of a type of Romantic.

It is necessary to emphasize a waist: soft frills, belts with interesting buckles, folds, fabric belts will help with it.

 

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Growth: 168 cm and below.

Person: or narrow and extended, or wide and roundish, facial bones wide, are brightly expressed cheekbones, a nose, a chin, eyes big, lips chubby or average completeness.

Figure: direct and brawny or chubby, brought closer to "hourglasses". The bone is wide, the waist is expressed only at Soft Gamine.

 

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It isn't recommended to create indistinct silhouettes, to play with draperies, to carry a style of oversize or shapeless things. Everything that hides a figure, is contraindicated to a type of Gamine.

It is better to avoid monochrome sets. It concerns also strict geometry. It is impossible to allow rough horizontal lines in a dress. Also it is necessary to refuse too dense, rough, brilliant fabrics.

 

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It is necessary to trace well a silhouette, to choose lungs by sight, but the fabrics which are well holding a form. It is possible to create roundish outlines in dresses. The asymmetry, a combination of strict and soft lines is welcomed.

The dress has to be strictly on a figure. The original cut with bright and intricate details is allowed if these accents emphasize delights of a figure, but don't hide them.

 

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Growth: 160 cm and above.

Person: wide; chin, cheekbones and nose angular, cheeks usually hollow, eyes small or average size, round or almond-shaped, lips direct and thin.

Figure: square, with big shoulders, rotundities are absent. The breast, a waist and hips are approximately on one line. Representatives of the Soft Natural subtype differ in slightly traced waist.

 

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You shouldn't play with girlish attributes: bows, ruches, frills, lace. The strict symmetry and geometry, as well as use of the shouting colors in a dress, will make an image of Natural unattractive. Also it is necessary to refuse gloomy tones.

 

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It is worth giving preference to a rectangular or square silhouette with smoothed things over, to a free cut, light asymmetry. It is possible to place unostentatious emphases on waists, easy draperies, to adhere to soft geometry. Textured fabrics and existence of effective cuts in dresses are welcomed.

 

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Growth: 160 cm and above.

Person: harmonious and proportional, lines smooth, average sizes; chubby lips and cheeks are peculiar to the Soft Classic subtype; Dramatic Classic differ in an angular nose, a chin, cheekbones.

Figure: balanced and compact, the shoulders which are a little pointed the breast, a waist and hips are approximately on one line; more magnificent constitution is inherent in representatives of Soft Classic.

 

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Shapeless things and style of oversize, sharp corners and square silhouettes, volume geometry with curvy rounded shapes, violence of paints and a chaotic play of color — all this not for Classic type. For them will be equally losing both too easy and thin, and excessively rough fabrics.

 

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Ideal option for this type — a classical cut. total look sets, the accurate line of shoulders, the made narrower bottom, balance of soft lines and rigid forms are recommended. Laconic and unostentatious accessories are welcomed.

And what type you treat and whether easily you select to yourself a harmonious dress? You share in comments.

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