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What style dress suits your body shape

What style dress suits your body shape

There are so many styles of dresses to choose from, knowing your body shape and what styles suit it will help you choose a dress to make the most of your figure.  Here is our guide to the best styles for the different body shapes.

Don’t forget that we can put you in contact with local seamstresses who can alter dresses from taking up hems to adding straps or corset backs

Triangle

triangle

A dress that has a full skirt will add curves to your hips and give you an hourglass figure.

Rounded

 

rounded

An empire line and/or embellished top will draw the eye to the upper body. An a-line or full skirt will work well.

Slender

slender 

 

Create shape with an empire line. A belt around the waist can add definition as will as a split.

Hourglass

hourglass 

 

Accentuate your waist with a corset style top. A V-neck works well as does a wrapover style.

Pear

 pear 

Accentuate your waist with a corset style top. A V-neck works well as does a wrapover style.

Petite

petite  

Asymmetrical hems add height. Slim fitting dresses will add height.