Here is a chart that simply lays out body shapes and the best silhouettes to complement them:
Have I seen a pear shaped women rock a mermaid? Of course! Has an apple shaped body type look like Cinderella in a ball gown? You betcha! Just be careful falling in love with a dress in a magazine/pinterest.
WWD Tip: Do your research and be inspired by different dresses and designers, but do not decide on a dress that you have never tried on. Try to be open during your shopping experience and never be afraid to try on something you never considered before. You’ll more than likely be pleasantly surprised......xoxox