No matter your body shape, there is a dress out there that flatters your figure perfectly! It can be pretty difficult to find the dress shape that flatters you well. Here is a list to help you know which dresses are great for which body shape.
1. STRAIGHT SHAPE: A-LINE
If you have a mostly straight body shape, then A-Line dresses are perfect for you. The A-Line creates a waist on any body type, so if you’re self-conscious about your body type, the A-line shape creates a cinched waist with a fuller skirt to create the illusion of an hourglass figure.
2. PEAR-SHAPED: EMPIRE WAIST
If you’re pear-shaped, shopping for the perfect dress can be tough. If you’re trying to play down your hips or simply make your bust look a little bit bigger than it is, an empire waist is perfect for you. It plays up your bust while playing down your waist.
3. HOURGLASS: WRAP DRESS
Congratulations on having one of the most sought after body shapes! To accentuate your curves, wear a wrap dress. The wrap feature will pull in the fabric around your waist, showing off your curves, and the v-neck will accentuate your bust. Perfect!
4. APPLE: EMPIRE WAIST
Empire waist dresses also look amazing on women with apple-shaped bodies. They flow beautifully over your body while also hiding any areas you may be self-conscious about. Plus, they show off your bust so beautifully that how could you not love them?
5. FULL-BUST: SEMI-FITTED
Dressing for a full bust can be tasking, especially when it comes to dresses, because most dresses are made to show off your bust. Decide whether you want to show off your assets or cover them up a little bit with the neckline, look for a dress that’s semi-fitted. The way that the dress is fitted shows off other areas of your body that are usually overshadowed by your bust!
6. SHORT: SIMPLE SILHOUETTE
If you’re short, a simple silhouette is perfect. It’s super easy to accessorize. Most short women I know love heels. Wearing a simple silhouette instantly lets you wear a gorgeous pair of show-stopping heels or something else that’s sure to leave everyone focused on how great you look and not your height.
7. PETITE: SHIFT DRESS
You are one of the few women who can wear a shift dress. This dress was made for you. Most women can’t wear it because it doesn’t work well with curvier body types, so be proud that you can and wear it with confidence!