We women LOVE dresses. Skater, shift, A-line, maxi, there are so many styles to choose from that we can never have enough! But while every woman looks stunning in dresses, we must always choose them according to our body type. After all, when every female body is different, why dress them all the same way? So, here we are, with dresses for different body shapes that will make your dresses look a lot more flattering on you!
If you have a rectangle shaped body...
Well, feel flattered ladies, as you have the supermodel body type and everything looks good on you. A rectangle or straight body is characterised by proportionate shoulders, chest and hips.
What to wear: You should choose from dresses that have a straight fit or are nipped in at the waist to flaunt your enviable figure. Shift dresses, Empire line dress, Kaftan dresses etc are ideally the best choice for you.
POPxo Recommends: Orange Embellished Georgette Shift Dress (Rs 900), The Vanca Black Dress (Rs 999)
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If you have an apple shaped body...
An apple shaped body is characterised by bigger boobs and a comparatively smaller butt. The lower part of the body is generally thinner compared to the upper body in this body shape.
What to wear: The key is to add volume in your lower body and make the upper part look flattering. Choose dresses with peplum and ruffle details on the bottom. You can also give A-line dresses a try as they will add volume to your lower body.
POPxo Recommends: Grey Coloured Solid Skater Dress (Rs 2,610), Navy Blue Coloured Solid Skater Dress (Rs 1,995)
If you have an hourglass shaped body...
Take a bow you gorgeous woman, yours is an example of a perfectly balanced body. Women with hourglass shape have a curvaceous body with a well defined waist. Breasts and butt are almost of equal size and proportionate. You must never miss a chance to flaunt those sexy curves.
What to wear: Fitted dresses suit hourglass bodies the best. Bodycon dresses, dresses with belts, tailored dresses will suit you very well as they will accentuate your waist and enhance your gorgeous curves.
POPxo Recommends: Navy Blue Solid Bodycon Dress (Rs 1,599), Floral Crochet Bodycon Dress (Rs 1,750)
If you have a diamond shaped body...
A diamond shaped body is characterised by a wide butt, narrower bust as compared to the shoulders and a fuller midsection. Women with such bodies usually gain weight around the stomach area. Your lower legs are the most beautiful part of your body, and you should totally flaunt them in midi dresses.
What to wear: Give V necks a try as they will give you an illusion of a fuller bust. Also try dresses that nip around your waist area. Midi dresses are a must-recommendation as they will show off your lower legs.
POPxo Recommends: Navy Blue Colored Solid Skater Dress (Rs 909), Pleated Midi Dress (Rs 1,137)
If you have a pear shaped body...
You roughly fall in this category, if you have smaller boobs and a slightly bigger butt. Women having this body shape are curvy and have a well defined waist sloping down to their lower body. While dressing your body, the key is to balance the body by taking away attention from your butt and focussing on your waist.
What to wear: Dresses with detailing and volume on top will focus attention on your bust, making it look bigger and hence, balancing out your body. Skater dresses that nip at your waist will look good too. You can also give wrap dresses a try.
POPxo Recommends: Black Printed Skater Dress (Rs 1,020) Black Printed Skater Dress (Rs 1,599)
If you have an athletic body...
Women that fall under this category are blessed a toned body but aren’t very curvy. They usually have thicker muscles in their thighs and have well formed bodies. These bodies look flattering in almost everything.
What to wear: Tailored knee length dresses look very attractive on this body type. Also, belted dresses look good too as they give the illusion of a curvier body.
POPxo Recommends: Stripe Wrap Dress (Rs 1,827), Floral Lace Hem Pencil Dress (Rs 2,723)
If you have an oval body type...
In such a body shape, the waist is larger than the bust and the hips are narrower as compared to the shoulders.
What to wear: The key is to balance out the midsection to the make bust and hips look proportionate. Shift dresses and shirt dresses are good options to choose from. Avoid anything that draws attention to your waist.
POPxo Recommends: Pink Cotton Dress (Rs 1,899), Style Quotient Women Navy Shift Dress (Rs 400)
Now you can dress to impress ladies!