The Essence of Kibbe’s Theory On Body Types And Clothing Styles [PART THREE]

Thoughts and Conclusion

Despite the detailed description of this theory, I cannot help but ask whether the body type really matters when it comes down to buying clothes?

I know people often say dress for your figure, know the lines that best flatter your physique but in all honesty doesn’t this restrain a person from truly expressing themselves? However, it could also mean that it simplifies the clothing options to choose from by giving some sort of a guideline.

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The Essence Of Kibbe’s Theory On Body Types And Clothing Styles [PART ONE]

The Introduction

I discovered David Kibbe’s 13 Body Types Theory from a YouTube channel called Ally Art. Although I am still learning about this theory I will try my best to break it down. In this theory it explains how the human body consists of masculine and feminine energy.

To simplify things, I will refer to the feminine energy as Yin and the masculine energy as Yang.  Yin and Yang can manifest itself in many ways. Such as our bone structure, vertical lines, facial features, height and the way the flesh covers the bone.

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Mode: The Rise Of A Fashion Scene

As an individual that is curious about the media’s fascination of the rise of the Asian Fashion scene.

I was surprised to have come across a new fashion movement that is sweeping the streets of Japan (Harajuku) called Mode Fashion.

Mode Fashion can be described as a clothing style that is shapeless to the curvature of the human body with a mixture of genderless fashion within a monotone colour palette scheme. 

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