The Column figure is straight and slender. The shoulder width is the same as your hip width. A slight waist, longer legs and they don’t have much of a bust, tummy or bottom. The Column is perfectly proportioned, so no need to play down any body part. For the Column it is all about creating a little bit of curve.
Angular, single button jacket (or zip). Angular shapes are great for the Column figure, especially if every line points to the middle. Pointy shoulders, strategically placed lapels or pockets, flared or ballooned sleeves, pointed hemline, fitted waist with single button fastening, or belts, do that exact thing.
Belted three-quarter length coat with hip pockets.
The length show off the legs, the belt and hip pockets add curves and enhances waist.
(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. The Angular printed blazer is Alexander McQueen, and two of the Nicole Kidman photos are from RCFA.)
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