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Style Guide

Figure Flattery

No matter what your body type is, we have a dress made just for you! If you don't know what body shape you are, check out our body shape guide.

1.Hour Glass Shaped

Tall or short, hourglass girls' bodies are defined more by their typically curvy frame. If you are an hourglass you'll have a naturally thin waist with a medium to large bust and smaller shoulders. Small waists and curvy figures mean that often hourglass girls have more defined hips.

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Focus on an A-line or Princess dress with a drop waist. Using a sweetheart or plunging neckline (not too revealing) will accent the bodice. Strapless is another option. Avoid using too much detail on the bodice or skirt.
Silhouette: A-Line, Ball Gown, Mermaid / Trumpet
Neckline: Halter, One-Shoulder, Scoop, Strapless, V-neck
2.Pear Shaped

With curve on the bottom half, pear shaped girls will often have a smaller bust paired with a slimmer torso and waist. On the bottom half, pear shaped girls tend to have shapely hips, butt and thighs and usually carry little weight on the back.

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You'll want to choose a dress with a bodice to elongate the trunk, full sleeves to balance out the body, or a Princess like dress that will shrink hips. Avoid dresses that are very full, heavy ornamentation near the hips, sheath dresses, or high necklines.

Silhouette: A-Line, Ball Gown, Empire
Neckline: Halter, V-neck
Sleeve: Long Sleeves

3.Apple Shaped

Shapely slim legs and delicate shoulders are some of the key features of an apple shape. With a larger bust, wider torso and a full waist you have a curvy and feminine figure.

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Tea length, empire or A-line dresses tend to flatter apple figures a lot as they re-proportion the figure and draw the eye up towards the bust. A-line dresses again add balance while a dress that cinches heavily at the waist can help create a more hour glass figure.

Silhouette: A-Line, Ball Gown, Empire
Neckline: V-neck, Strapless, Sweetheart
Sleeve: Tea Length

4.Petite

Shapely slim legs and delicate shoulders are some of the key features of an apple shape. With a larger bust, wider torso and a full waist you have a curvy and feminine figure.

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A simple sheath dress can be very classic, or to elongate the frame a tailored empire or A-line dress can work wonders.

Silhouette: A-Line, Empire, Column / Sheath
Neckline: Halter, One-Shoulder, Sweetheart

5.Slim Athletic

Thin and tall, your straight and narrow frame may not have a lot of curve. Small around the bottom and the bust, your typically thin or toned frame can benefit from a little pomp and frill.

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A straight sheath or mermaid dress can add curves and enhance your figure all on its own. And with the addition of beading around the bust or ties at the waist it can create a feminine form. A ball gown with its full skirt will instantly fill out your frame while an empire line dress can help create shape on your top half.

Silhouette: Ball Gown, Empire, Column / Sheath, Mermaid
Embellishment: Beading, Belt, Bow, Lace, Sash