What are the best dresses for a pear shape?

Those with hips wider than their shoulders, with a curvy backside and legs are commonly referred to as a pear shape. We don’t want to box you into being the same shape as a fruit, but it’s helpful to keep in mind as you find the perfect dresses for your shape!

Best Dress for Pear Shape

Here are the most flattering dress styles for a pear shape! 

 Fit & Flare Dress

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Why fit & flare dresses are flattering: 

The fitted bodice with a flared skirt works wonders when it comes to balancing a pear shape and highlighting your slim shoulders. Plus, it’s balanced proportions make it a winner for nearly every body shape.


Wrap Dress

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Why wrap dresses are flattering:

Wrap dresses are a universal favorite for every shape. Since most cinch around your natural waist, a wrap dress creates an ultra-flattering balancing effect on your silhouette.


Shift Dress

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Why shift dresses are flattering: 

Not to be confused with a sheath, the shift dress features a looser cut throughout your figure—perfect for skimming just over your hips. The shoulders on your shift dress should be fitted, but not too tight.


Know that you know what the best dresses for a pear shape are, don’t forget to move onto the next wardrobe staple that all women should have in their closets—the perfect pair of jeans!

—Laurie

Which dress style is your favorite for your shape? Tell us in the comments!


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