Let’s face it, there are very few times in life when you can wear a totally glamorous, show-stopping dress. Prom is one of those times. DRESSGIRL has hundreds of prom dresses to choose from, so how do you know which style is right for you? One way is to determine what kinds of silhouettes best accentuate your body type.
Below, we’re breaking down the styles that are most flattering for different figures. Keep in mind that no matter your size, you can fit into any of the below body types; it’s more about how your weight is distributed. Every body is different, and this guide is meant to help you Buy a prom dress that makes you feel amazing on the big day.
Body Type: Rectangle
Your bust, waist, and hips are all around the same size.
When searching for your prom dress, look for styles with a one shoulder neckline or high slit to add dimension to your look. You can also define your shape with an empire waist, or a chic trumpet skirt.
1.One Shoulder Sparkly Prom Dress USD$158.88
2.One Shoulder High Slit Prom Gown USD$148.99
3.Two Piece One Shoulder Prom Dress USD$146.88
4. One Shoulder Red High Split Prom Dress USD$98.88
5.One Shoulder Blush Sequin Long Prom Dresses USD$158.88
6.One Shoulder Long Sleeve Dark Red Satin Long Prom Dresses USD$135.88
7.One Shoulder Red Satin Long Prom Dresses USD$138.88
8.One Shoulder Long Sleeve Black Satin and White Lace Long Prom Dresses USD$158.88
9.One Shoulder Open Back Long Sleeve Hunter Green Tulle Long Prom Dresses USD$178.88
10.Grey Satin Long Prom Dresses with White Appliques Pockets
Body Type: Curvy
You have a naturally defined waistline, and your shoulders and hips are around the same size.
Opt for a prom dress with a fitted, well-defined waist to highlight your natural body shape. Styles with accented or cinched waistlines, fitted tops, and open necklines tend to emphasize your figure in the best way.
1.Scoop Neck Pink Long Prom Evening Dresses USD$108.99
2.Black Lace Prom Evening Dresses with High Split USD$148.88
3.Mermaid Strapless V Neck Dark Red Satin Long Prom Evening Dresses USD$128.88
4.Mermaid Scoop Neck Spaghetti Straps Purple Sparkly Satin Long Prom USD$148.88
5.V Neck Open Back Sky Blue Tulle Long Prom Dresses USD$168.88
6.Ball Gown V Neck Open Back Yellow Organza Prom Dresses USD$152.99
Body Type: Triangle
Your shoulders are narrower than your hips.
Bring out your shape with a flowy off-the-shoulder prom dress or a style that cascades over your natural waistline. A classic a-line silhouette, a strapless style, or a prom dress with a fun embellished neckline will draws will eye upward and balances out your frame.
1.A-Line Off the Shoulder Open Back Yellow Satin Long Prom Dresses USD$128.88
2.Off the Shoulder Chiffon Long Prom Dresses with Appliques USD$126.88
3.Ball Gown Off the Shoulder Dark Red Satin Long Prom Dresses USD$128.88
4.Off the Shoulder Royal Blue Satin Prom Dresses with Belt USD$138.99
5.Ball Gown Off the Shoulder Open Back Pink Satin Long Prom Dresses USD$168.88
Body Type: Petite
Typically under 5’3″
Compliment a smaller frame by showing a bit more leg. Cocktail, high-low, and asymmetrical silhouettes are great for this body type. Details like v-necklines and vertical prints or pleats visually lengthen your frame for a super flattering look.
Dark Red Satin High Low Prom Evening Dresses USD$129.99
2.Sweetheart Red Satin High Low Prom Homecoming Dresses USD$118.99
3.Sweetheart Open Back Red Satin High Low Prom Dresses with Pockets USD$139.88
4.V Neck Spaghetti Straps High Low Chiffon Burgundy Prom Dress USD$126.88
5.V Neck Spaghetti Straps Open Back Pink Satin High-Low Prom Dresses USD$126.88
Body Type: Tall
Typically above 5’6″
Embrace your height and go long. Flowing ball gowns and form-fitting maxi dresses tend to flatter this body shape the best. Have fun with bold and graphic patterns.
1.Fairy A-Line Sweetheart Floral Printed Chiffon Long Prom Evening Dresses USD$178.88
2.V Neck Spaghetti Straps Floral Printed Prom Dresses USD$179.99
3.Blue Floral Printed Satin Long Prom Dresses with Pockets USD$158.88
4.A-Line Strapless Open Back Floral Printed Satin Long Prom Dresses USD$148.88
5.Halter Open Back Black Beaded Floral Printed Long Prom Dresses USD$178.88
Measurements may be standard, but women’s bodies are not. At dressgirl, we believe the key to looking great is feeling great. That’s why we offer free backup sizes and expert styling advice that’s just a phone call, email or live chat away! Whether you need some sizing guidance, accessory recommendations or just a confidence boost, we’re here for you.
Fashion Prom Dresses 2021
Post time: 12-03-2020