Hourglass? No, our shapes are more like a rectangle

Hourglass? No, our shapes are more like a rectangle

Marilyn Monroe hourglass figure British women are more likely to be a rectangle

11:40 PM on 27th May 2011

Perfect proportions: Christina Hendricks, left, and Marilyn Monroe, right, both have the iconic hourglass shapePerfect proportions: Christina Hendricks, left, and Marilyn Monroe, right, both have the iconic hourglass shape

Perfect proportions: Christina Hendricks, left, and Marilyn Monroe, right, both have the iconic hourglass shape

Right angle: One in two British women have rectangle body shapes just like Keira Knightley, left, and Cameron Diaz, right, doRight angle: One in two British women have rectangle body shapes just like Keira Knightley, left, and Cameron Diaz, right, do

Right angle: One in two British women have rectangle body shapes just like Keira Knightley, left, and Cameron Diaz, right

How British women are shaping up