The Right Cocktail Dress For Your Body Type
Your summer calendar is no doubt overflowing with weddings, events and dates, all of which underscore the importance of owning a go-to cocktail dress. When shopping, it’s important to stay laser focused on playing up your assets so to help, we rounded up the most flattering dresses according to body type. Here, the design elements to look for—choose wisely and this will be the only dress you need to make it through the marathon that is wedding season.
Tiers of fringe or ruffles will add a feminine vibe to boyish figures.
Della Metallic Fringed Mini DressRachel Zoe $495SHOP NOW
Accentuate your waist with a tie detail or belted dress.
Sleeveless Embroidered Gauze DressRebecca Taylor $395SHOP NOW
Show off your toned abs via subtle cutouts.
Side Slit DressMango $50SHOP NOW
A V-neck dress with sleeves highlights your assets while allowing you to wear a supportive bra, without revealing the straps.
Lace Mini DressTopshop $135SHOP NOW
No cleavage? No problem! Opt for a silhouette with a ruffle detail at the neckline.
Two-Tone Dress With FrillZara $40SHOP NOW
For pear shape bodies, look for A-line dresses with a design element to draw the eyes up—or add a statement necklace.
Embellished Crepe DressBalenciaga $2450SHOP NOW