What to Wear Wednesday: The Right Dress for Your Body

Published 03/19 2014 01:45PM

Updated 03/19 2014 05:18PM

All bodies are not created equal nor are the dresses we put on those bodies.  Making sure you look great in what you're wearing is as easy as identifying what body type you are and picking the perfect clothes for that body.

Robyn Grona Bilson from Semblance Boutique has some tips on choosing the right dress for our bodies.

The Hourglass Shape

 Evenly proportional, ample chest and full hips with a narrow waist


Wear items that are well tailored

      Stay away from pieces that give away too much


Tiffany Faux Wrap Dress, $130


Margaret Elizabeth Teardrop Stud in Labradorite, $88 

The Triangle or Pear Shape

Shoulders and torso are narrower than hips

Show off your waist and take focus away from hips. A-line skirts.
     Draw the eye up with bright colors or embellished tops

Celine Embellished Dress, $160

Margaret Elizabeth Mini Stud in Carnelian, $55

 Circle or Apple Shape

Carry weight around middle (coming out of pregnancy)

Clothes should fit loose around the mid section.
 Show off legs and arms and wear patterns or prints.

Piano Stripe Dress, $130

Margaret Elizabeth Bangles, $98 

Rectangle Shape 

Straight up and down with little waist definition. Considered boyish.


Create curves with styles that are snug then flare out
Gwen Sleeveless Shirtdress, $140

Taner Shimmer Necklace, $60
Blakely Gold Bar Belt, $35



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