How to Wear Bodycon Dresses for All Body Types

Bodycon dresses are some of the most flattering and lovely dresses to wear. This can be worn by women of all body types. Some may argue that this may not be form flattering for some body types but accessorizing this type of dress appropriately will make this a very versatile piece to have in your wardrobe.

PEAR BODY SHAPE

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Bodycon dresses are some of the most flattering and lovely dresses to wear. This can be worn by women of all body types. Some may argue that this may not be form flattering for some body types but accessorizing this type of dress appropriately will make this a very versatile piece to have in your wardrobe.

If you have a pear body shape, this means that your waist is wider than yr bust.  Since you have fuller hips and narrower shoulders, you can take advantage of layering with your tops. You can add a blazer, wear a cute blouse with puffy sleeves, and look sweet with a ruffled top or accessorize with scarves.

The key to dressing up your body is focused on clothes that bring the eye upward through statement bodysuit dresses, and accessorizing with dramatic necklaces and drop earrings.

HOURGLASS SHAPED BODY TYPE

Your body is an hourglass if your waist is well defined and your bust to hip ratio is roughly the same.

Hourglass bodies, whether it’s natural or through regular exercise, is one of the easiest body shapes to style with. The key to dressing up your body is to flaunt your beautiful curves. Plunging V-Neck and Halter Bodysuits just flatter you most!

You can accessorize with a simple skinny belt and small jewelry like pearls. For layering, you can make use of cropped silhouettes and trench coats.

APPLE SHAPED BODY TYPE

If you have an apple shape body, this means that your body is well-proportioned, and your shoulders are slightly broader than your hip part but your waistline is not defined.

The best bodycon you can wear for this is one with a V-Neck line and A-Line Silhouette. Strapless dresses work amazingly with your body as well! In dressing up, always choose body cons which aim to create an illusion of a cinched waist.

ATHLETIC SHAPED BODY TYPE

Your shoulders, collarbone, and your arms are your best asset! Halter body-con dresses work so well with your body. A dress with an open back definitely shows off your great physique.

When it comes to accessorizing, you can layer with bomber jackets, fitted blazers and pea coats. To create an illusion of longer arms, better wear rings than bracelets. You can also wear statement necklaces and earrings to draw the eyes on the upper part of your body.

RECTANGLE BODY SHAPE

You have a rectangle-shaped body if your shoulders and hips are quite balanced. Lucky you! A lot of supermodels have this type of body shape which makes it easier to style.

Since your arms and legs are your best features, opt for strapless body-con dresses. Since your waist isn`t very well-defined, you can accessorize with a slim belt. A pair of nude pumps will help elongate your legs more.

In choosing a bodycon dress no matter your body shape, always choose to highlight your best assets whether it`s your waist, arms, long legs, or collarbone, and use accessories to balance some of your body parts. If your lower body part is heavier than your upper body part, try to put the volume of your upper body part through the layering of clothes and accessories to balance your proportions. If your upper body part is heavier, you can add more volume to your lower body part to balance the image of your body proportions.

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