Guide to dresses: What suits your figure

High waist dress

high waist dress

Most often this dress has a high waist and a loose hem, decorated with curls, pleats.

Great option for a cocktail dress. It is popular with pregnant and obese girls: the model is elegant and sits freely on the abdomen. Also, the style is suitable for tall girls.

Bag type dress

baggy dress

The dress is characterized by a free silhouette, devoid of lines on the chest, waist and hips

Suitable for: This is an option for everyday life that leads a dynamic lifestyle and is suitable for all types of figures. Only women of small stature are advised to choose a dress above the knee, for tall, on the contrary - below the knee.

Puppet type dress

doll dress

The prototype of the dress is a simple peignoir, but gained popularity in the 50s after the movie "Baby Doll", where the heroine wore short dresses with lace. This is usually a mini dress made of light fabrics with a free cut with a high waist and decorated with edges or lace.

Suitable for: This model is best worn by young girls and young women. He is also one of the most popular vision models for a prom.

Balloon type dress

balloon dress

This dress is voluminous, "bloated" at the end. In 1951, Cristobal Balenciaga surprised everyone with her new creation - a balloon dress, completely changing the usual silhouette of the female figure.

Suitable for: This model perfectly hides the bulging belly and rounded hips, but for thin girls this model will fit perfectly.

Bundle type dress

dress above the knee

The style comes from ballet and consists of a narrow top and a fluffy skirt sewn from several layers of tulle. This model came into vogue in the 80's after the release of Madonna's video "Like a Virgin", and Sarah Jessica Parker made a real hit after the release of the series "Sex and the City".

Suitable for: The dress is suitable for girls with weak legs, and the fluffy skirt will perfectly hide the wide hips.

Kimono type dress

kimono dress

History: A dress with a T-shaped silhouette, with loose sleeves spread on the arms, without buttons, successfully adapts from the national clothes of Japanese women to the modern world trend.

Suitable for: Kimono dresses, due to their design, are suitable for any type of figure.

Tunic dress

tunic type dress

Free-cut dress from ancient Greece. The tunic was worn by both wealthy and poor citizens, which was distinguished by the quality of the fabric, the presence of jewelry and decoration. In the 1960s, hippies gave the tunic new life, and Yves Saint Laurent guaranteed success by presenting it in his collection.

Suitable for: The tunic is suitable for women who want to have a different look.

Shirt type dress

shirt type dress

Coco Chanel in 1916 turned the shirt into a dress, which was a real challenge in the corset era. In the 50's Christian Dior added a fluffy skirt and leather belt to the waist, and in the 80's the model of the dress was modernized by Yves Saint Laurent with a wide shoulder line, belt and a narrower waist line.

To suit: Due to its flexibility, the dress-shirt is suitable for any type of figure and fits perfectly into both casual and business fashion.

Tulip type dress

tulip-shaped dress

In 1926, Coco Chanel came up with the legendary little black dress, which became the prototype of the tulip type dress. In 1928 the style became independent. The peak of the dress's popularity came in the 1930s due to its flexibility during the crisis, and in the 1960s after the release of Tiffany's Breakfast.

Due to the simplicity of the cut, it fits any figure .

Throwing Dress

pink short dress with lace

In 1972, Diana von Fürstenberg forever made her name in fashion history by releasing this dress with a note. This was the dream dress: it hid the flaws of the figure, gave freedom of movement and was incredibly feminine.

The dress is suitable for holders of a magnificent figure: thanks to the V-neckline the figure is visually elongated and the chest is emphasized, the belt visually reduces the waist and the lower part balances the thighs.

Dress type - elongated silhouette

floor-length dress

The author of the dress is the legendary Cristobal Balenciaga. The dress quickly gained popularity, firmly established itself in evening and wedding fashion and still does not give up its leading position. Such a silhouette is also known as a "mermaid" or "fish".

Suitable for watch type as well as slim waist and wide hips.

Dress type - A silhouette

Dress with emphasis on the figure

This is a general criterion for dresses, the outline of which resembles the letter "A", where the expansion of the dress can start from the waist, shoulders or chest. Such a term in fashion was fixed thanks to Christian Dior, who presented in 1955 a spring collection called A-line collection.

This dress skillfully hides flaws and is therefore suitable for girls of all body types.

Combined dress

Combined dress

As an evening dress, the combined dress is due to the actress Gene Harlow, who first appeared in such a dress with thin straps. Calvin Klein became one of the designers who makes such a style of dresses; his experiments made the dress popular and even iconic. In popular culture, the dress was popularized by Madonna, Kate Moss and Michelle Pfeiffer.

There are no restrictions on the type of figure, be guided only by your inner comfort.

Sweater type dress

Pullover dress

Elongated knitted sweater - prolongs the appearance of the wives of Scandinavian sailors who escorted their husbands to the sea wearing warm men's sweaters. For many years, such clothes were considered exclusively domestic and only recently this sweater dress aroused real interest of fashion designers.

Thanks to the free style, it is suitable for all types of figures.

T-shirt type dress

long blouse

This is a modern elongated T-shirt, which was originally part of the underwear, and then grew into sportswear. The dress has a direct silhouette and is usually sewn from light knitwear.

The dress has a tight-fitting silhouette, so it will look most effective on girls in the shape of a "rectangle" or "watch".

Dress type - pants

pants type dress

Pants-type dresses are richly sewn trousers of the French bourgeoisie from the 16th century, and already in the 20th century they began to be worn as a sign of sexual equality. The modern trouser dress looks like a regular jumpsuit, with the difference that the lower part is very loose and has a skirt outline.

The dress will skillfully hide the wide hips and emphasize the waist.