PEAR SHAPED WOMEN: how to choose the best swimsuit. Color blocking is an easy slim-down trick. By putting the slightly lighter color on top. Another thing to consider that may seem counter intuitive is to wear a high cut leg. This is because if you choose a low cut leg it may be drawing a line across your widest part, thereby creating a center of focus, so go for a higher cut and draw the eye upwards. If you're pear-shaped, an asymmetrical cut flatters.