How To Find A Dress To Flatter Your Figure

A fabulous dress is a necessity, whether you’re going out for a hot date, off to an important meeting or have a luncheon, wedding, etc. How to find a dress to flatter your figure can be challenging though. I picked out some versatile dresses that can be dressed up with heels and statement jewelry or dressed down with boots. Whatever the occasion, you will look tres chic!

Perfect for: Boyish Figure, Curvy Shapes, Busty Women, Hiding a Tummy, Extra Weight in the Midsection

Donna Morgan Print Jersey Shirtdress. This shirtdress will look great on a woman who has a boyish figure or one who carries some extra weight in her midsection because the belt creates a waist. For women with curvy figures, this will show off your curves. It also works well for busty women because the neckline can be unbuttoned for a flattering look. And the graphic pattern hides a tummy. Free shipping and free returns. $118

How To Find A Dress To Flatter Your Figure

Perfect for: Boyish Figures, Broad Shoulders, Hiding a Tummy

Ivanka Trump Shift Dress. The silhouette of this dress has long straight lines, so it works well for a women with a boyish figure. Because of the diagonal pattern on the shoulder, this is a great dress to minimize broad shoulders. The graphic pattern on the tummy is good for camouflaging a muffin top. Free shipping and free returns. $108

How To Find A Dress To Flatter Your Figure

Perfect for: Curvy Shapes, Busty Women, Hiding a Tummy, Extra Weight in the Midsection

Karen Kane Wrap Dress. This is a fab dress to show off your curves! The open neck is perfect for a busty figure. And if you have extra weight in your midsection, the ruching (gathers) on the side creates a more hourglass figure as well as camouflaging a tummy. Free shipping and free returns. $138

How To Find A Dress To Flatter Your Figure

Perfect for: Boyish Figures, Curvy Shapes, Busty Women, Hiding a Tummy, Broad Shoulders

Adrianna Papell Pleated Dress. The texture in this dress is great for creating a bit more cleavage in boyish figures. The deep V is very flattering for curvy shapes and busty women. The texture at the tummy hides a muffin top really well and the deep V also minimizes broad shoulders. Free shipping and free returns. $148

How To Find A Dress To Flatter Your Figure

Perfect for: Pear Shapes, Boyish Figures, Curvy Shapes, Hiding a Tummy, Broad Shoulders

Marc New York by Andrew Marc Fit and Flare Dress. Fit and flare dresses (meaning the top is fitted and the skirt flares out) are a pear-shaped girl’s best friend. They skim the hips and balance the figure. They also work on boyish figures because they create a waist and a feminine shape, and on curvy shapes because they show off your curves. They hide a tummy and the open neck of this dress minimizes broad shoulders. Free shipping and free returns. $138

How To Find A Dress To Flatter Your Figure

One of the most important ways to look fabulous in a dress is make your legs look like they go on for miles. I’ve talked about this before in some posts, but the two pictures below are the perfect way for me to show you. The model on the left  is wearing ankle booties. Look at how short her legs look compared to the model on the right wearing nude pumps. They are wearing similar dresses with similar lengths and standing in the same position. What an amazing difference, right? And remember that the woman on the left is a model, so her legs do go on for miles; they just don’t look like it in this photo!

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Perfect for: Curvy Shapes, Hiding a Tummy

Left: Karen Kane Faux Wrap Dress. This dress is great for showing off your curves and the diagonal ruching hides a tummy well. Free shipping and free returns. $128

Perfect for: Boyish Figures

Right: Karen Kane Optical Sheath Dress. A straight sheath is flattering for a boyish figure. Free shipping and free returns. $128

To make your legs look like they go on for miles, below is the perfect pump, available in two colors (in case you can’t wrap your head around wearing nude heels).

 Charles David Leather Pump. Free shipping and free returns. $178.95

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Happy Shopping. Let me know if you have any questions!

xoxo

Illysia

2 thoughts on “How To Find A Dress To Flatter Your Figure

  1. Great post! I love dresses and I’m always on the lookout for a great fitting one. Really love the Donna Morgan print dress. Will keep in mind the advise for making your legs look longer – as a petite, I need all the help I can get!

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