by Karen Bates
(last updated February 25, 2019)
Have you ever gone looking for a formal dress and tried on a few, only to find that some looked stunning while others made you look or feel frumpy?
Shopping for a formal dress can leave you feeling a little frustrated at times, especially if the dresses just don't seem to fit correctly. But it helps to be aware that there are many styles of formal dresses that are made to flatter different figures. One dress that looks perfect on someone with a particular figure might not suit someone with a different figure. It all depends on you body shape and how the dress fits in certain places. Depending on your body shape, you probably want to accentuate certain areas and camouflage others.
Next time you go dress shopping, remember these dress styles and which body shapes work best with them:
With these dress styles in mind, you will be better prepared to find the perfect formal gown for your body.
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