How to choose the perfect Gown? 6 gowns to flatter your body type

It can be a huge task to choose the right gown at times. Gowns range from casual maxi dresses to ball gowns with flares. To choose the right gown for the right occasion and to know how to wear it right does indeed require a lot of hard work!

So, to choose the right gown:


1. The maxi dress

The maxi dress The maxi dress


These are well, the easiest to choose. Depending on the type of maxi dress you like you could select the right place to wear it to. Maxi dresses come in different colors and pastel shades, prints, lace work and with various neck lines. Pastel shaded maxi dresses could be worn to a day at the mall with your favorite ladies in town or for a casual evening with that lucky guy by your side. Printed ones do very well at beaches and picnics. And the lacy ones work best for dinner at formal restaurants.

2. The cocktail dress

The cocktail dress

The ones that could make you feel most beautiful in are the long silky cocktail dresses with a touch of sequence work or sparkle. You could pair these up with elegant, sleek heels with ankle straps of a color that is in contrast with the color of your gown to get the absolutely right look. Carry a long and thin clutch to complete the look.

3. The mermaid gown

The mermaid gown    The mermaid gown


These do best at a prom night or at a loved one’s wedding. Basically, this kind of gown if worn right makes sure that all eyes are on you. The huge flair at the bottom works best if you have a neat hour glass figure. Being curvy indeed is a blessing in disguise! Pair the gown up with pretty stilettos and a clutch. A hair updo works best with the look. Or you could curl your hair and leave it open.

4.The princess gown

The princess gown The princess gown

This gown has a huge flair right from your waist to the bottom. It has its history since the Victorian Ages. Women would often wear corsets underneath as a tiny waist complements the shape of the gown. You could pair the gown up with pumps and a sleek belt of a pastel shade or light color on your waist. The gown works well if you’re the host of a formal festive party, the birthday girl or the bride. Choose a girly shade and a girly hair style to complement the look.

5. The A line gown

The A line gown The A line gown

It would look perfect if you have a pear shaped figure. Team it up with a pretty belt or a thick ribbon just below your bust or the smallest part of your waist. It gives you a girly look and does well with a tube neck. Make sure the color of your dress is plain and does not have much detailing if you’re looking for a formal wear. Wear a simple necklace for an elegant and classy look.

6. The slip dress

The slip dress

A silky slip dress with a halter neck equals to a sexy party wear gown! It could also be worn for a romantic date night. These type of gowns highlight your figure and give you a perfect lady like look. Straighten your hair and leave it open, wear a simple bracelet and pumps. Do not go for very heavy earrings. Drop shaped earrings work best! A tip- if the neck of your dress touches your collar bones, avoid wearing necklaces as they overdo the look.


Hope the blog provides you with enough tips to get the look you hoped for. Happy gown-ing up!!

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