The triangle shape, also known as a pear, is characterized by hips that are larger than your shoulder/bust line. The triangle body is larger below the waist than above. Shoulders tend to be narrow and/or sloping with a small to average bust. Triangles tend to gain weight in their hips and buttocks.
The single most important factor in dressing well is choosing clothing that compliments your body shape. While no two bodies are precisely the same, every woman can advance her style by following tips for one of the five primary body shapes.