‘Tis the season for holiday extravaganzas! You need the perf
dress to rock at the hottest party of the year, but the endless sea of body-con
dresses can make any pear-shaped girlie stressed. If your bottom half is
curvier than the top half of your body, worry no more, because we have your
go-to dresses for all the season’s parties!
Jewel of my eye
This dress neatly accentuates your waist while drawing
attention to your upper half. The A-line skirt skims smoothly over your hips
for a flattering and flirty look. Don’t you just love the jewel tone?
AE Holiday Party Dress in Emerald, $50, ae.com
The longer sleeves on this dress balance out the shorter
hemline to make you look totally put-together. Plus, dark colors are extra
slimming, so you can nosh on hors d’oeuvres all night long.
Staring at Stars Dolman Sequin Knit Dress, $59, urbanoutfitters.com
Details that draw attention to your shoulders, like this
one-sleeved frock, will elongate your body. The waist tie also helps define
your shape, so throw on a pair of hot heels and be totally confident all night
Cosmopolitan Fuchsia Pink Dress, $37, lulus.com
The floaty empire waist of this LBD is perfect for girls who
wanna hide their lower half. It glides right over your hips and thighs, leaving
you to dance the night away.
Strapless Lace Dress, $25, forever21.com
Take advantage of your curvy figure by creating a retro
hourglass shape: The cinched waistline and poufy skirt on this dress hit you in
all the right places. We also love the attention-grabbing sequined overlay.
Allover Silver Sequin Dress, $55, delias.com
If ya wanna go for a tighter-fitting dress for your party,
try one with details on the bust, like these pretty rosettes. The slight empire
waist fit will leave you room to breathe, and the color blocking balances out
all your proportions.
B Wear by Byer Rosette Tube Dress w/Pockets, $35, jcpenney.com
BY RACHEL NUGENT ON 12/4/2011 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN fashion, dresses, 12 days of dresses, winter, happy holidays, holiday parties, how to dress your shape, how to dress a pear-shaped bod