The Cornet shape resemble an upside down triangle, where the shoulders are broad, boobs are usually small, straight waist, slim hips and long, slender legs. The Cornet can struggle with feeling masculine, but don't forget that this athletic shape has many advantages that must not be neglected. After all the Cornet is the Supermodel figure.
(The 12 body shapes and rules are mostly borrowed from Trinny and Susannah's Body Shape Bible. I have made some alterations. Photos in this post are random pictures from Tumbler, Pinterest or borrowed from Google. Unknown source.)
14/11/2013 10:58:54 pm
This is the best site I've seen for inspiration for the cornet figure type.
14/11/2013 11:10:15 pm
Thank you so much. I'm glad you like it. Stay fabulous :-)
28/1/2014 07:59:16 pm
This is a great website I do retail at college and right now were doing fashion: body shapes and what suits them and this is has helped me so much for my assignments and research knowledge thanks so much :)
18/6/2014 06:53:02 pm
Thank you, Kelly! Makes me happy to hear that I'm helping out :)
17/7/2014 07:33:45 am
if i were (somehow in sci-fi land) the biological child of Naomi & Tyra...i'd tell you, i get my skin tone, thin arms, narrow hips, small round booty and long shapely legs from my mommy Naomi and my big 38Ds & skinny ankles from my mommy Tyra.
18/8/2014 02:40:29 am
Thank you for the lovely feedback, Rhonyc. I'm happy that my posts are helpful :) Lucky you, btw! Tyra/Naomi mix! Sounds like perfection.
18/10/2015 11:43:55 pm
how well does this apply if you don't have long legs?
20/10/2015 06:42:33 am
Hi, Katie. Even though most Cornets does have long legs, I know of many who don't. My cousin is a Cornet with shorter legs, so her challenge is to balance out the broadness of the shoulders, to avoid a too dramatic triangle shape and too much focus up top. She has to be extra careful to remember to show of her narrow parts up top (arms, chest, waist, back), so it doesn't steal away from the always gorgeous (shorter) Cornet legs. If properly highlighted, a Cornet will always have an amazing body figure.
13/11/2016 08:01:43 am
omyGod you just saved my life!!!thank you very much.. I have been worried so much about my broad shoulders and small boobs ..dressing has been a nightmare cz I love crop tops and spageti* tops and I always end up looking masculine ..I thought there was no hope for me if you are to add in the fact that am not that tall 5'4" so no long legs to aid
17/11/2016 11:23:19 am
Hi, Savannah! I'm so happy I could help, and yes, you are not alone. Knowing you body type is a life changing thing, as it helps you understand that there is nothing wrong with you, but rather the clothes. I really hope you start figuring out how to best flatter your figure. My cousin has the same body type and same height, so you are definitely not the only one.
22/4/2017 06:34:36 am
25/4/2017 03:28:17 pm
Hi, Dina. Yes, I think it still applies. I have some friends that are Cornets with more on their bodies that the stereotypical Cornet look. It is actually quite typical for the top heavy types (and most women in general) to get more of a belly with age or after babies. I would also look at the Goblet and see if that fits also, at least if you have a larger chest now. These two types have a lot in common, so it's worth to take a look. I can't think of a fuller size Cornet celeberty at the moment, but Amy Schumer, Rene Zellweger (in the Bridget Jones movies), and Elisabeth Moss (some of the seasons of Mad Men, are some Goblets with a little more on their bones.
7/5/2017 06:40:34 pm
This is soooo helpful! For a long time, I wasn't sure what my body shape was--I thought maybe I was an inverted triangle, but that body shape seems to focus on a bigger bust, as opposed to small busted and broad shoulders and I couldn't seem to find good tips on how to balance out my proportions. Now it all makes sense! Thanks so much for this article!!
9/5/2017 09:42:04 am
Hi, Bryn. Thank you so much for that lovely feedback! I'm so glad it was helpful to you. Ps! The inverted triangle sounds like the Goblet, or a mix of Goblet and Cornet.
1/3/2021 06:07:08 pm
I stumbled across your website recently whilst trying to find my body type and I don't think I fit well in any of the categories. I love your descriptions and the fact that you take into account more body types already but i'm still not sure I fit
25/9/2022 12:23:45 pm
Oh my gosh, these are my exact measurements, except I'm a cm taller with a 27.5 inch waist and 39 inch hip circumference. And my boobs are also small. My shoulders are that wide too cause of my bone structure and not fat or muscle.
7/9/2021 06:35:35 pm
Thank you for this!!!!! Life changing post for me. I am petite but do not have a large bust so I have been confused for the longest. I am just starting to build a new wardrobe too so this came right on time :-)))
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