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Finding women's petite dresses for that special occasion just got easier!

Your online guide for perfect petite dresses to match your body type.

Being petite does not mean you have to limit your wardrobe or sacrifice style and fashion. There are plenty of petite dresses for all your special occasions available online, but where to look? That's where we can help.

Need a petite dress for you and your wedding party? Planning a cruise getaway and need a formal or casual dress? What about that special petite prom dress? Whatever the occasion we have the petite dress ideas you are looking for. Make sure and check out our accessories page for great compliments for your petite dresses - handbags, hair things and more!

The challenge is to find the right dress to accentuate your body shape. There are many styles of dresses available and we'll discuss them below and explain which ones work best with certain body shapes.

Enjoy shopping from the convenience of your home for your petite favorites by shopping online with sales and discounts soon to be discovered. Shop online for all of your petite dresses today and then enjoy your night out.

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A-Frame Dress
A Frame dressIf your figure is an inverted triangle with your shoulders wider than your hips, this dress will give the appearance  of more weight on your hips which also makes your waist look thinner. This gives the appearance of a more balanced hourglass shape. You can also wear this dress nicely if you have an hourglass shaped figure.

The A-frame dress is a great summer dress with it's sleeveless style and can look great in solid colors or in prints. Choose it in a material that is comfortable for you and keep in mind that you can layer on a sweater if you are going to be in a cool, air-conditioned environment.


Corset Dress
Corset dressThe corset dress looks nice on a rectangle shaped women because it is tight on the waist and flares out a little on the bottom, giving more weight to the hips. This dress also looks lovely on an hourglass shaped women. The slight flare of the skirt just hugs the natural curves of the hourglass women and the tight waist accentuates the thin waist.

This is a great style for formal or special occasions. Look stunning in solid colors and lace accents with this style dress.


Wrap Dress
Wrap dressThis dress looks beautiful on you if you have an inverted triangle body shape.  The v-neck of the dress draws the eye inward and the skirt part adds a little fullness to your hips. This dress also looks very nice on the woman with an hourglass shape.  It is fitted on the waist to show off your small waist and gentle hugs the curves of your hips and shoulders. Avoid this dress if you have a triangle shaped body because it will make you look shorter and bring the focus to your hips. Enjoy this dress with prints or solids and choose the material that adds confidence to your appearance.


Empire Dress
Empire dressIf you have a rectangle shaped figure, this dress will help give you the appearance of a high small waistline. If you have a triangle shape, this dress can add weight to your bust while gently falling on your hips looking quite lovely. If you have an hourglass shape and your waist is your main feature, this dress will not compliment that.  The empire dress would hide your petite waist making you look like you gained weight. This dress is good for hiding tummy fat. You'll see this style at formal occasions but keep in mind it can look great anywhere with a sweater cover that complements the dress style and material.


Off The Shoulder Dress
Off the shoulder dressIf your body is rectangular, the off the shoulder dress will widen your shoulders and the slight flare of the skirt will widen your hips giving you more of that hourglass shape. If you have a triangle shape, this dress will help add some width to your shoulders giving a more balanced appearance. If you have an inverted triangle shape you should not wear this dress. With your already broad shoulders this dress will only make them look wider.

This attractive style can accentuate lovely colar bones and shoulders and allows for accessories like a beautiful necklace.



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