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I'm an over weight (bmi 26) 5 foot 4 hourglass with huge FF norks I also have a very short torso so wondering if petite would be a good idea? I need a nice outfit for a do (in.faxt I need it to do 2 occasions!) And I like the look of a couple of Boden wrap dresses Would I look ridiculous? I don't really do dresses 😯
I'm a similar height hourglass. I find wrap dresses can work, but my experience with Boden is their v-neck stuff is very low cut- right down the bra band on me, but apparently fine on taller people. Their scoop neck stuff is just right on me, bizarrely. So I would recommend getting getting a code for free returns in case the V is too low.
Wrap dresses can make a short torso look even shorter as the middle is where all the detail is. And they're a bit faffy to wear, unless it's a faux wrap, as the ties want to roam about I find. That said, one in heavy good quality jersey, with clever construction, could work.
I'm a similar shape and height (well, normally I'm a pear, but I'm breastfeeding so have become hourglass temporarily!) and I look better in things that emphasise my waist but don't have a lot of middle detail. I bought this recently and it's very flattering.
That's my worry tbh Even though I'm an hourglass shape because of the short torso big norks thing I don't seem to suit dresses unless I'm under 9 stone aint gonna happen I would prefer short or cap sleeves to long or 3/4- but not sleeveless! You see my issue? It doesn't exist does it? My perfect dress? Wahhhhh 😢