The Best Dresses For Your Body Type

Dresses are a staple in every woman’s closet since they’re versatile enough for work, evening and everything in between. They’re also a one-stop shop for instant polish, making them ideal for those of us who have a tendency to be late. But with all of the tempting iterations on the market, have you ever wondered which style is actually the most flattering for your body shape? To help you look your best, we’ve selected the top dresses to embrace and enhance different figures. Ahead, discover the silhouette that’s right for you.

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Find The Right Dress For You


You have: A large bust and narrow hips

Look for: Dresses with flared skirts out to balance out your upper body


You have: Weight in your midsection, a short torso and slim legs

Look for: An empire style to highlight your narrowest point


You have: A straight, slender frame

Look for: Long dresses with upper-body details or cutouts to add interest to your lean silhouette


You have: A curvy bod with proportionate bust and hips

Look for: Wrap dresses that accentuate your waistline and skim your curves


You have: Hips that are wider than your chest

Look for: A-line frocks with details that bring attention to your upper body


You have: A small stature—5'4" or under

Look for: Minidresses with a V neckline to elongate your frame