Ugh, we know. You procrastinated long enough and now you’re without a dress for whatever parties you still have to attend, including New Year’s Eve. Well, consider this the one and only time that waiting until the last minute will be in your favor—we found the best fashion dresses for holiday, and we did it by body type too.
Got a long and lean silhouette? Embrace your supermodel height with a sinuous midi- or floor-length dresses that easily skims over your frame. And if you’re petite, go for minis that range from girly ruffled tiers to sharp blazer dresses. Scroll through to find your perfect dress that you’ll wear for the rest of the season and maybe even for the rest of your life, because these are that good.
1. BODY TYPE: LONG & LEAN
Look for: Diaphanous long and mid length dresses in the form of slips and fluted lace numbers.
2. BODY TYPE: PETITE
Look for: Easy minis that won’t overwhelm your frame. Find drama with girly ruffles or a bow-bedecked shoulder strap. Or, play it cool with a sharp blazer dress.
3. BODY TYPE: ATHLETIC
Look for: Body-hugging numbers that not only show off your hard-earned muscles but also encourage curves.
4. BODY TYPE: CURVY + HOURGLASS
Look for: Flattering fit-and-flare silhouettes in structured fabrics. For a hit of sex appeal, curve-clinging cuts that highlight your hourglass figure.
5. INVERTED TRIANGLE
Look for: Details, like sweet ruffles, sexy cut-outs, or one-shoulder silhouettes, to balance a top-heavy silhouette.
Look for: Swingy trapeze numbers, simple shifts, or empire-waist cuts to complement a round tummy.