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Find The Perfect Dress For Your Body Type

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We all have a favourite pair of jeans that enhances our curves or a go-to blouse that slims down our waist. Dressing for your body type can give your confidence a major kick as you can enhance your best features by simply choosing the best cut garment for your body type.

We have broken down the facets of each body type and provided a list of ideal dresses you can wear to embrace and enhance your figure:



If you have fuller hips and bust with a narrow waist, you have an hourglass body. You should choose dresses that highlight your curves by cinching your waist. 

Wear A Wrap Dress: A wrap dress will cinch in your small waist and highlight your curves

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Stripe Wrap Midi Dress with Cape Detail, Asos £38

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Wrap Maxi Dress in Jersey Crepe, Asos £38

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If you have narrow shoulders and a smaller waist with curvy hips and thick thighs, you have a pear-shaped body. You should choose dresses that enhance your upper body and conceals your bottom half in order to create a balanced silhouette. 

Try A Patterned or Bardot Fit & Flare Dress: A patterned top or a bardot style dress will enhance your upper half while the fit & flare style will conceal your lower half

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Lace Top Skater Dress, Missguided £45

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Satin Bardot Fit+Flare, Oasis £70


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Off Shoulder Mini Dress, Asos £15



If you have a heavier top with a full bust and broad shoulders and a smaller lower half with slender legs and hips, you have an apple-shaped body. You should choose dresses that take attention away from your upper body and midsection by highlighting your legs. 

Try Dresses With An Empire Waistline: An empire waist line will cinch in your upper body at its smallest section, creating a flattering silhouette.

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Deep V Dress With Tie Up Detail At Waist And Frill Detail, Reclaimed Vintage £45



Banana-shaped bodies are sometimes also referred to as rectangle bodies. If you have an athletic body with toned arms and a bust and hips of roughly the same size, you have a banana-shaped body. You should choose dresses 

Try A-Line Dresses: A-line dresses are narrower at the waist and flare at the hips creating a curvier figure.

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Frill A-Line Shift Dress, Asos £40


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