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Dressing up gets easier if you understand your body type, and the same goes with the perfect prom dress. Things gets tricky if you have no idea where to start. Essentially, the look you’re aiming for should resonate with your body. We’ve prepared some tips to help you, so let’s get down to it!

Want to look taller?

Don’t let being small get you down. An empire waist dress can help make your legs look longer. Here’s some samples so check them out!

Finding the Best Dress for Your Body Type

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Finding the Best Dress for Your Body Type

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You can also go for a mixed media dress if your heart is set on showing off your legs. It does the wonder of giving you the long lines of a gown while letting you go outside the box!

Want a bust boost?

A dress that has sequins at the bust makes a big impression. Also look for heart shape necklines to accentuate what’s beneath. Here’s some examples to go by.

Finding the Best Dress for Your Body Type

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Finding the Best Dress for Your Body Type

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Never forget, a small chest doesn’t mean you can’t make a big impact. Wear your dress confidently and stun everybody!

Want to whittle your waist?

The right shape and style can define your body with grace. An A-line dress is a classic choice to obscure your tummy. Find the right layers of tulle and you won’t have to worry about after-party snacking!

Finding the Best Dress for Your Body Type

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Also take a look at ruched dresses like the one below. Most lumps disappear under some smartly placed wrinkles.

Finding the Best Dress for Your Body Type

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Want to keep a large chest in check?

Silk is your best friend! Aside from its trendy aspect, the fabric provides enough coverage and support for your chest. Here’s a few to check out.

Finding the Best Dress for Your Body Type

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Finding the Best Dress for Your Body Type

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Also, try to avoid spaghetti straps. They’re a pain in the neck, literally!

If haven’t found your type, we still have a LOT of dresses to offer in our online collection. Just remember to pick the style that resonates with your body, and you’re good to go!