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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Workwear for the Pear Body Shape

If you’re looking for some great inspo for workwear for the pear body shape then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rifled through the virtual clothes rails to find you some of the best styles that work for your body shape and are just perfect for office wear.

Photo credit: Garner Style

Let’s get to work:


So we know that for all you pears, drawing attention up and away from your ‘thunder thighs’ or your ‘bootylicious’ behind can be one of the first things that you want to do. Wearing, bright, bold prints on top is a great way to do this.

We love this animal print Jada Blouse from Leota. We recommend wearing the shirt with the top two buttons undone with a came worn underneath (if you want) to create a flattering V neck.

High necks, in general, can be a no-no for the pear body shape as they can emphasize how small top half is, compared to your bottom half, so if you do like to wear a shirt to work then we would always recommend wearing it with the top button undone.


Blazers can work really well for the pear body shape, especially if they have structured shoulders, but try to look for short, or cropped styles that finish before the hips.

Check out this Cora Jacket from Leota.


Every pear NEEDS to have a wrap dress in their closet. It’s super flattering for your shape and is very office appropriate.

We love this Stylized Feather Maxi Dress in Peach and Cream in Symbology.

While we would prefer the pattern to be in just the top half for the pear body shape, the vertical stripes actually guide the eye down, skimming over your problem areas. And we just adore the little kick in the skirt.


Wide leg trousers or trousers that fall from the widest part of your waist work best. So when you are looking for workwear for the pear body shape, scroll past all those skinny fits.

Why not try these Ficus Teniki Pants from Ashley Nell Tipton

If you can, also look for trousers that have a side zip or pull on styles rather than the standard central crotch for a smooth silhouette.


Knee length skirts in A-line or lightly gathered styles are not just ideal for the pear body shape but are a great workwear look too!

The Leota Mindy skirt in ruby rose is so gorgeous and classy.

Whatever workwear for the pear body shape you choose to wear don’t forget to werk it!

For more pear body shape style guides why not check out our guides to:

The best evening wear for the pear body shape

Swimwear for the pear body shape


What to wear if you have a pear body shape