A silhouette is the image of a person, animal, object or scene represented as a solid shape of a single color, usually black, with its edges matching the outline of the subject. The interior of a silhouette is featureless, and the whole is typically presented on a light background, usually white, or none at all.
7 Shoulder Wedge silhouette This is a silhouette with an emphasis on the shoulder. This silhouette is made so with the help of design additions like shoulder pads or with sleeve types like the butterfly sleeves or puff sleeves, giving extra emphasis to shoulders.
3 Straight Column silhouette The dress which belong to this silhouette will have a rectangular shape as it has almost the same measurement for the bust waist and hem.It is also referred as Rectangular silhouette / tubular silhouette. A shift dress is an example of this type.
The trumpet silhouette is quite similar to the fit and flare silhouette and the mermaid silhouette, and the three are often thought of as interchangeable terms, used to describe the same style. However, there are a few characteristics that can be used to differentiate the three silhouettes.