Showing women how to dress for their body type is one of my personal stylist superpowers. There are three dresses that deliver for any body shape. These little black dress styles don’t just look good on the hanger, they have design details that help you get the most flattering fit. If you know you’re “shift”, you can wear these magic little black dresses now and later.
Slip Dress for Your Body Type
The black slip dress I’m wearing is also available in white and comes with a removable knit tank top. Talk about double duty.
The Best Slip Dress
This Vince slip dress has fit every woman I’ve ever seen it on. It’s cut on the bias so it doesn’t cling to your curves. The rumpled satin makes this slip dress the perfect choice to travel with because it doesn’t wrinkle and the subtle texture helps this typically sultry dress take on a more casual vibe.
Wrap Dress for Your Body Type
This surplus-style wrap dress on the Nsale is so good! It’s made with the most amazing fabric blend that is cool enough to wear right now when it’s hot but will look just as good this winter with black boots and tights. It’s packable, washable, and on sale in sizes XXS-xl.
Now That’s a Wrap
Wrap-style dresses do the best job of flattering a women’s waist, no matter what size, by directing the eye at an angle across the body. Surplus or wrap styles are especially helpful if you have a body type that is boxy or straight up and down.
How cool is this little black wrap dress that could double as a tunic top or vest?
Fit & Flare for Your Body Type
This is a broad category, but one I suggest and wear all the time. The most important thing to remember about this style, that makes it so flattering, is that it tacks or touches along your ribcage. Usually the closer to your armhole the better. This not only narrows your waist but elongates your leg line all while keeping your middle minimized.
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Fit & Flare Dresses on the NSale
Long Fit and Flare Dresses
These 3 dresses have some of the most flattering necklines too.
To keep the shape and your leg-line long layer this style dress with a trendy cropped jacket or cardigan.
Short Fit and Flare Dresses
Nude Shoe = Legs for Days
More Little Black Dresses on the NSale
The comfort and versatility of a tee shirt dress in the summer make it a piece I’m constantly grabbing this summer. See how I styled this one 3 ways here on Instagram and shop for all of those outfits in this post.
If you want one a little nicer that will last longer or fit a little looser around those curves try one of these I found for you recently.