What Dress Flatters Your Body Type?

Jennifer Post

What type of dress do you immediately head towards when you go shopping?

In your opinion, does the color of a dress impact how flattering it is for your body?

How hard is it for you to find dresses that fit your entire body well?

If you loved a dress, but your friend that you're shopping with didn't, what would you do?

Do you enjoy shopping for dresses, whether it's for a special occasion or just casual?

On a regular day, what kind of outfit makes you feel the best?

How would you describe your body type?

If you could pull it off, what style of dress would you want to wear the most?

You've gotten an invitation for a fancy party, what are you wearing?

Is a wedding dress the most important dress you'll ever wear in your life?

Do you like your clothes to fit looser or hug your body a bit more?

How much do you subscribe to all of the fashion rules regarding what certain body types should and shouldn't wear?

What word would you use to best describe your style?

Is a variety of colors present in your wardrobe?

Are you comfortable in your own skin?

What type of shoe makes you love the way your legs look?

How do you want people to describe your style?

Can embellishments on dresses make them less flattering for certain body types?

What is one part of your body that you like to show off in dresses?

Which season has the best type of dresses?

Do you buy dresses based on how you think they'll look in pictures?

Are there other body types that you wish you had?

Are there patterns that are "off-limits" for your body type?

If you found a dress that required a special type of bra, would that make you not want to get it?

Do you need to try on every dress before purchasing?

Where do you get your dresses from most often?

Are you considered a tall person?

Do you have to get any of your clothes tailored or altered in order to fit you correctly?

Which accessories do you like to pair with dresses that you wear?

Which of these celebrities has a similar body type to yours?

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About This Quiz

Hearing that something is flattering on you is one of the best compliments, but there are so many fashion rules, too many to be honest. You'll hear them everywhere, too, from family parties and social media to friends, coworkers and complete strangers to boot. You shouldn't wear horizontal stripes if you have a wider frame, leggings aren't pants unless you're skinny, black and navy shouldn't be worn together, etc. But you do you, boo! If you like something and you like the way it looks on you, don't let anyone kill your vibe and make you feel like you can't wear something because of some ancient rule created to make people feel bad and to sell more clothes.

Dresses are a beast all on their own. Short dresses fit every single person differently, as do maxi dresses and jumpsuits. The lengths will hit different places on different body types, the size of the chest area may not fit a person with a bigger bust but smaller waist. One size does not fit all, and that means one body size does not fit all number sizes. A lot of women are one size on the bottom and a completely different size on the top, making dresses one of the hardest clothing items from which to get a good fit. Want to know what dress flatters your body type? Take this quiz and find out!


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