Stripe displaced wrap dress, $96.90, from Topshop
For a universally flattering shape
A wrap dress is the one dress that will flatter most figures, as it gives you a smaller-looking waist and a soft hourglass silhouette.
Bow cut-out detail dress, $89.90, from Mango
For those who want to show off their gams
Don’t want to show too much cleavage, but you’re proud of your legs and you want to show off your best assets? Slip into this fuchsia mini to solve that.
Off-the-shoulder lace dress, $119, from H&M
For those who want to show off their shoulders
The new erogenous zone is the shoulder, so flaunt them proudly this party season. A cold shoulder dress will do the trick.
Velvet tube dress, $69.90, from Zara
For those with a smaller bust
The strategic placement of the front twist and the V-shaped neckline all work together to enhance your bust line, giving the illusion of a fuller chest.
Open-back Lurex gown, $1,412, from Michael Lo Sordo at NET-A-PORTER
For hiding your love handles
The easiest way to hide your love handles? Throw on a maxi dress that billows out, so you never have to worry about your muffin tops.
Ilaria off-the-shoulder stretch-jersey and plissé-chiffon dress, $747, from Alice + Olivia at NET-A-PORTER
For pear-shaped figures
Balance out your lower torso with a dress that plays up your shoulder area. The horizontal band helps to make your shoulders and chest look wider, creating more balance and an hourglass shape.
Nevyn stretch-knit dress, $569, from Elizabeth and James at NET-A-PORTER
For petite girls
Elongate your figure by choosing an LBD that cheats your proportions. This dress features a waistline that is cut higher than usual, allowing your legs to appear longer and leaner.
Dress blazer, $179, from Zara
For small-shouldered women
Use the power of a well-tailored blazer to build up your shoulders. They not only help you look more powerful, you can double your blazer-dress up as a jacket.
Satin maxi dress, $109, from H&M
For boyish figures
The emphasized band on the empire line makes your waist look smaller, giving you the illusion of curves.
Lace mix midi dress, $106, from Topshop
For those who want a little peek-a-boo
A velvet dress doesn’t spell sexy, so it’s handy that this number features lace inserts for that extra peek of skin.