The Best Dresses For Your Body Type

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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

Ditsy Frill Dress

$77

Oasis

Busty

You have: A large bust and narrow hips

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

Dress with Flounce Skirt

$50

Zara

Georgia Stretch-Ponte Mini Dress

$365

Elizabeth and James

Dot Halter Dress

$395

LoveShackFancy

Apple

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

Look for: An empire style to highlight your narrowest point

Provence Print Midi Dress

$475

Rebecca Taylor

Knotted Dress

$70

Mango

Eden Cutout Broderie Printed Dress

$530

Zimmermann

Rectangle

You have: A straight, slender frame

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

Cold Shoulder Cut-Out Midi Dress

$130

Topshop

Off-the-Shoulder Embroidered Georgette Dress

$555

Self-Portrait

Irina Silk Jersey and Chiffon Wrap Dress

$498

dvf

Hourglass

You have: A curvy bod with proportionate bust and hips

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

Wrap-Over Dress

$115

COS

Flared Wrap Dress

$550

Veronica Beard

Marnie Lace-Up Mini Dress

$395

Rachel Zoe

Pear

You have: Hips that are wider than your chest

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

Cross-Back Vintage Plaid Dress

$98

J.Crew

Striped A-Line Dress

$525

Tanya Taylor

Cannes Shift Dress

$166

Line & Dot

Petite

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

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

Bow Dress

$1,395

Cushnie Et Ochs

Suede Dress

$299

H&M