PEAR SHAPED WOMEN: How To Create Visual Balance between your top & lower half by wearing clothes that make your shoulders look broader. Jackets & tops need to finish above or below the widest point of your hips & bottom. Layering on your top half creates visual interest and draws the eye upwards. Wear volume, clutter, pattern, color on your top half, so hips and thighs will seem narrower. Wear fitted styles around your waist and always accentuate your waistline.