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Hi I've decided to start wearing dresses as I think it covers my belly and big hips. I am 5'1" size 10 and have an hourglass figure, a short torso but I have skinny legs. What dresses should I be wearing? It will be worn with tights and mid calf DM boots. Help I'm useless at knowing the names of different style dresses. Suggestions welcome. Thanks
I'm only an inch taller than you but would love some ideas too! I am wearing skirts, in particular a lovely mid thigh wrap skirt which is great with tights and boots. I have a couple of body con dresses too, if they have decent elastin in them, they are good for "hold" and patterns (lace etc) on the sides help accentuate my waist.
I'm a 5'4" size 10. I went through a phase of wearing 'tea dresses' which suited me fine, but I've gone off anything particularly patterned/fancy frills etc now. Quite like skater dresses with deep scoop necks. I have a tartan patterned one that I get compliments on when I wear it. Otherwise I'm kind of stuck for inspiration at the moment too!
Thanks for replying, I have been wearing a tea dress my sister lent me and it looks quite nice, I've ordered skater dresses off eBay so I haven't wasted loads if they don't look good. (I don't get time to go in shops with a toddler). I think a long cable cardi in oatmeal will go with most things.
This thread has been hovering in my brain for the last few days! Hope your new purchases are lovely. I find tea dresses and skater dresses don't work for me as they seem to catch on my hip bones and flare out too much from there, making me look bigger.