The Best Dresses for Every Shape

Photo by: Designed by Ammiel Mendoza.
Botticelli Babe - Showing off your curves shouldn't be limited to down-to-there, plunging necklines. Try a fit-and-flare silhouette with colorblocked panels for ... more 
Photo by: Designed by Ammiel Mendoza.
Botticelli Babe - Showing off your curves shouldn't be limited to down-to-there, plunging necklines. Try a fit-and-flare silhouette with colorblocked panels for an equally flattering look. The combination highlights your assets and helps define your natural hourglass shape.
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Wed, Nov 13, 2013 6:13 PM EST
By Gina Marinelli & Ellen Hoffman, Refinery29

'Tis the season - for parties, cocktails, and endless occasions to whip out those flirty little frocks. From your office's annual holiday bash to festive dinner parties to sequin-filled soirées (let's not forget date night!), these affairs provide us with a million and one reasons that justify the gifts we give ourselves. After all, we deem our most flattering dresses to be vital investment pieces, because a perfect fit goes a long, long way.

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Breaking down the most common body types, we've sourced 30 gorgeous dresses - featuring 10 different silhouettes - that'll complement every woman's shape. So, whether you're a pear, a carrot, an apple, or a figure that's not fruit-related, we've got plenty of pretty little things (along with clever styling advice) to help you nail each look. So, go ahead, and be a little indulgent when it comes to you.

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