Best Prom Dress for Your Body Type

Love it or hate it, prom happens. Like clockwork, it rolls around year after year, suspending normal school life for months while everyone (seemingly) scrambles to prepare for a single “big” night. But whether you’re the girl who looks forward to prom all year long, or the girl who likes to plan the anti-prom party, one thing is for sure: you need an amazing dress.

That’s where we come in. No matter your body type, shape, or size, there is an amazing dress out there for you. (But you probably knew that, didn’t you?) It’s all about understanding what works on your body and what doesn’t, how to highlight the features you love, and hide the ones you don’t. And we’ve got the latest tips on how to make that happen.

Click here to find the best prom dress for your body type.

We reached out to celebrity stylist Leila Wolford, fashion stylist Stacy Cox, and fashion editor Stephanie Rygorsky. These three very stylish women shared their own “best dress for your body type” advice — and they know A LOT. Plus, being fashion industry insiders, they know all about the hottest trends when it comes to formal wear. (Those trends are — drumroll please — high-low gowns, anything with sparkle and bling, and super short dresses with sleeves.)

So check out these body type tips, consider some of our expert picks, and then use this knowledge to find your ultimate prom dress. Excited? We are.

P.S.: If you don’t know your body type, take this quiz. Then, come back and find the perfect prom dress for your shape.