What Dresses For My Body Type?
So you are looking for the best dresses for an hourglass shape? You have come to the right place. Below I have lots of examples from both designer and high street brands. There is everything from formal, work and evening style dresses for you to choose from. I have divided the three sections into a standard hourglass, plus-sized hourglass and petite hourglass. Let’s dive in.
Dresses For An Hourglass Type
When searching for dresses, avoid the mistake that many women make – do not drown yourself in a dress that hangs off your bust. All that will do is make you look like a sack of potatoes! Enhance the shape you have been given even if you have a bit of a tummy. A V, scoop, or heart-shaped neck will work best for you. Avoid polo necks because they will make you look big on top. The classic fit and flare or pencil dress in some cases, will work wonders for you. The main thing is to make sure your dress comes in under the bust and then flares out gently from there or preferably from the waist. A length to just below the knee suits an hourglass body shape best. Check out the styles below for inspiration. Each style has a high street and designer link for you to consider.
Dresses For A Plus Size Hourglass Figure
Plus-sized hourglass? Fear not I have you covered. Take a look at the gorgeous options below. I fell in love with the Mac Duggal evening dress!
Dresses For A Petite Hourglass
Petite hourglass? The main thing you should do is to try and keep your dress in a block style. Avoid large patterns. A deep V will give you length and darker colours will usually work better. Take a look at the options for every occasion below.
Shopping For Dresses As An Hourglass
So there you have it, my suggestions for the best dresses for an hourglass shape. When searching for a dress do not be afraid to show the shape you are. Avoid wearing anything baggy all the way down. I promise you it will look better. You might also want to check out the best jeans for an hourglass.
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