If you are bit bottom-heavy with wide hips and narrow shoulders, then you fit into the pear-shaped figure category. 2017 Prom Dresses Outlet Normally, you’ll have a petite upper body that is characterized by a slender neck, narrow shoulders and a fuller lower body with generous hips and thighs. To look great for prom, you will want to find a dress that plays up your slender upper body while minimizing the hip and thigh area. Prom dresses with halter-necks and a-line skirts would be best for you! The halter neck enhances your shoulders and draws the attention upward towards your pretty face while the a-line skirt skims over the hips, concealing curves around the lower body. If you are a pear-shaped girl and want to showcase your those beautiful curves… keep reading for the hourglass option!

2017 Navy Strapless Fitted Mermaid Style Evening Dress By Sherri Hill 50543

2017 Navy Strapless Fitted Mermaid Style Evening Dress By Sherri Hill 50543

This body type is all about those fabulous curves! As an hourglass body type, you have a beautiful waist and bust that is larger than your hips. Your perfectly rounded shoulders align nicely with your hips and your upper body is proportionate in length to your legs. You will definitely want to find a gown that draws attention to those amazing curves. Stay away from straight formal dresses because your flawless curves will get lost. Don’t go for high neckline gowns either, instead we suggest choosing a long dress with either v-neck or strapless necklines. Mermaid style gowns with an open neckline would be the perfect fit for you because they’ll enhance your every curve, making you look fabulous!

2017 Plunged Dark Fuchsia Beaded V-back Long Party Dress By Sherri Hill 50496

2017 Plunged Dark Fuchsia Beaded V-back Long Party Dress By Sherri Hill 50496

This type of body shape is characterized by having wider shoulders than hips. You may have little definition between your waist and hips and your bottom may lack curves. The trick to styling this shape is to find a dress that makes your bottom half appear broader to balance out the top, giving you a softer feminine look. This is achieved by choosing a gown that adds curves to your hips and bottom while also creating a more defined waist. Empire cuts, a-line, and ballgown prom dresses will be perfect for adding volume to the lower part of your body. With this body shape you can also sohow off some leg flawlessly, so go ahead, experiment with unique prom dress lengths and try a high-low style or even a tea-length prom dress!