Dress Your Body: Prom Dresses for Apple Shapes

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Dressing your body type is the most important thing when it comes to picking out a prom dress. Each girl’s body is different and no dress is going to look the same on all girls. Prom Dress Shop wants you to find the perfect prom dress 2013 for your shape and size, so here are some great tips if you are apple shaped. Apple shaped girls feature broader shoulders, a larger bust, narrow hips and a less defined waist. Apple shapes can be tricky to find the right dress but here are some great suggestions.

Navy La Femme Prom Dress

This two strap long la Femme prom dress (style #15064) is perfect for an apple shaped girl. Apple shaped girl’s should avoid puffy sleeves, voluminous tops, halter, ballet, and off the shoulder necklines and bodices that are heavily decorated or beaded; Those types of tops bring attention upwards and exaggerate wider shoulders and bigger bust. Instead apple shaped girls should opt for simplicity on top. Prom dresses with thick straps and v-necklines are going to flatter as will strapless and scoop necklines. This La femme prom dress has two thick straps with a deep v neckline to draw attention towards the torso. The embellished empire waist raises up the waistline to the smallest part of a girl’s body and hides a thicker natural waistline. The flowy chiffon A-line skirt creates volume on the bottom half of the body and balances out the body.

Short white prom dress

This adorable white prom dress by Alyce (style #A466) is another great choice for an apple shaped girl. This dress features a scoop neckline which minimizes larger shoulders and bust but still shows off a little bit of cleavage. The waist line is raised up slightly to hide any tummy a girl would be worried about. The fuller chiffon skirt balances out the body and shows off a pair of fabulous legs. Apple-shaped girls should avoid clingy fabrics and instead opt for lighter fabrics that skim the body like jersey or chiffon. This short prom dress is a great option for an apple shaped girl.

Find your perfect prom dress with Prom Dress Shop’s helpful hints and tricks.

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