Kibbe body types system was created by a stylist named David Kibbe. It consist of 13 body shapes and quite diffrent from the shapes we are used to hear " hourglass, apple, pear etc". Keep reading if you want to find out yours.
In this theory , yin and yang matters.
Yin Qualities: short , rounded, curvy, delicate looking Yang Qualities: tall, angular, muscular, strong looking The Body Types
Dramatic: This ladies are extreme yang, they appear tall, they have sharp bones and they are not fleshy looking. They have a queen essence. In the right lines, they will look very powerful and charismatic. Some dramatic body types examples:
Soft Dramatic: This ladies have the bone structure of dramatics but they are way fleshier than dramatics, specially in bust and hips area. They have the powerful aura of dramatic but magnetism of romantics. They are yang dominant but they have some yin as well. Some examples:
Flamboyant Natural: Another yang dominant type. These ladies have natural bone structure- means quite tall like the dramatics but also blunt and wide. They tend to look athletic and muscular. Most 90's supermodels are flamboyant naturals. Some examples:
Natural: This ladies are similar to Flamboyant naturals but shorter and softer looking. They still look strong and athletic but also have some delicate vibe about them. They are one of the rarest types. Some Examples:
Soft natural: These ladies are yin dominant so they are quite soft and curvy looking but their width is more visible than their curves. They are like naturals but more rounded. Some examples:
Dramatic Classic: Classics are well balanced and very symmetrical. They are the perfect balance between yang and yin. Dramatic classics are usually moderately tall and have sharp features. Some examples:
Classic: Pure classics are the rarest body type. They are very symmetrical. None of their features are prominent, she looks very well balanced. Some examples:
Soft Gamine: These ladies are very petite, very delicate and soft looking. They are yin dominant and they usually look younger than their age. Some Examples:
Gamine: Pure gamines are just like flamboyant gamines but with less yang, they are less sharper, have shorter limbs and softer flesh. Some examples:
Flamboyant Gamine: Gamines are a mixture of yin and yang but unlike classics, the two characteristics aren't blent in together, for example a gamine will have the bone structure of the dramatics but the flesh of a romantic. These ladies are yin dominant and they are quite petite. Flamboyant gamines are the most yang gamine types. Some Examples:
Soft Classics: This ladies have the similar bone structure of classics but they are fleshier and appear more delicate. Some examples:
Theatrical Romantic: Now we have come to the romantic family, the ladies with the most yin. Theatrical romantics are quite curvy with longer limbs and smaller frame.They are petite. They are described as "femme fatale" by Mr Kibbe. Some examples:
Romantic: Our last body type. This ladies are pure yin , they are very curvy, short, rounded and delicate looking. Like theatrical romantics but less angular and more rounded.