Shopping for a new dress can be exciting, but also daunting if you are unsure what suits your body type. There are various styles of dresses, and each one compliments a specific body type. Use our list as a guide and you will be turning heads in no time.
Wrap Dress: A dress that wraps around the body and ties at the side, and is great for all body types. The typical V neckline, compliments all figures. We suggest that hourglass figures find wrap dresses with a natural waist line. This accents the small waist and curves of this figure type. Pear and Apple Shaped women should Look for wrap dresses with more of an empire waist line that sits right under the bust if you are pear-shaped or have an apple figure.
Column or Sheath Dress: These are form-fitting dresses that are generally solid colors or one pattern with little or no embellishments. They are typically knee or thigh length, and are most suited to pear shaped or hourglass figures.
Maxi Dress: Comfortable and feminine, these dresses have become extremely popular lately. These long flowing dresses with an empire waistline, are best suited to long slender figures, but don’t let it stop you if you are more curvy. As these dresses come in many different patterns and cuts, you are sure to find one to that will look amazing. They are very versatile and make perfect stylish party dresses.
Baby Doll Dress: Babydoll dresses are cute, and are generally worn as a casual dress. Most of these dresses have short or cap sleeves. Again, these are suited to all body shapes, but are aimed for teens or young women. If you are plus size and worried about larger arms being on show, this dress looks great with a bolero, cardi or similar.