Physical attractiveness is one of the types of nonverbal communication.
There have been numerous studies on body type and personality, most notably that of William Sheldon (1898-1977). They have also been debunked. However it turns out that sometimes body types can communicate meanings and even fuel stereotypes. The body types actually create stereotypes even though they do not determine personality.
Scientifically there are considered to be three general body types.
Delicate Built Body
Long fingers and toes
Long thin boney hands
Takes Longer to Gain Muscle
Stereotype Tense, anxious, reticent, self conscious.
Hourglass Shaped (Female)
Rectangular Shaped (Male)
Mature Muscle Mass
Gains Muscle Easily
Gains Fat More Easily Than Ectomorphs
Short tapering limbs
Combination Body Types
Some bodies are are a combination or the basic types. Some may be one body type with traits of the others.
Research on college students some years ago found people wearing glasses were thought to have higher intelligence and be more industrious.
Other studies have found those wearing glasses are associated with closed mindedness, clumsiness and being religious.