Stylish Cocktail & Evening Wear for
the Full Figured Woman
you have a formal event or cocktail party to
means you’ll need to find a stylish and elegant dress or
pantsuit to wear. For full figured women, this also means
that you will have a chance to show off your curves and
There are so many choices out
there that finding appropriate cocktail and evening wear can
seem difficult - but only on the surface. If you know what
you want or have an idea of what you are looking for, when
you go to look for an outfit you’ll have an easier time
narrowing things down.
are some tips that will help you find evening wear or
cocktail dresses that are stylish and
are the Trends?
a full figured woman, you may feel as if you can’t follow
the current trends. This is further from the
truth. Not every new trend is going to work for you, but
there are some that translate well into the larger sizes.
Keep your eye out for them.
careful - just because a new trend is in your size
doesn’t mean it will look good on you - sometimes the
designers may extend the size ranges for sales without
really checking the fit.
anything that is too busy, features heavy patterns or is
overly complicated as it may not look right. Flip
through the magazines and think about the trends you like
and only adopt those that look as if they will be
May Be Best
A lot of classic cocktail and evening wear
styles are very flattering, especially on full figure
women. Look for a-line dresses, v-necks, and anything that
is let in at the waist and drapes over the hips is a good
style for a full figured woman.
upside is that if you purchase a classic style, then
you’ll have it for a while. Classic dresses and tailored
pieces are ideal because you can get them fitted exactly
for your figure. This means that it will be very
flattering. And, you may consider getting an evening
dress in black, navy, royal blue, or deep red. These
darker, simple colors have a slimming affect.
is good to have an idea of the kind of cocktail dress or
evening wear you will need for your event before you go
shopping. Keep in mind that the internet is a very good
choice for purchasing clothing because you can view a
wide range of choices at once, without having to go from
store to store.
you feel that you need to try something on, you can find
a similar dress or the same dress in a store near you to
see if it fits. To help you shop easier online, you may
want to take your measurements. And keep in mind you can
also return anything you buy.
often find that one particular store seems to carry
styles and designs that they love - if so, see if your
favorite store has anything suitable before spending time
Word about Color and Patterns
may notice that there are a lot of dresses out there that
feature bright colors and interesting patterns. There
also may be some dresses that have a lot of “extras” such
as lace, frills, or things like rhinestones. These styles
aren’t necessarily flattering on a full figured woman,
but they may be flattering if you get the right pattern
things that are overly complicated or colorful may not be
appropriate for a formal event. You may want to check in
advance with the event to make sure you end up with the
it comes to cocktail dresses
and evening wear, you definitely shouldn’t ignore your
accessories and undergarments. Make sure that the
undergarments fit properly and compliment the outfit you
chose. And, the accessories should be tasteful and also
compliment the outfit and your figure.
can go a long way, but you need to try them on with the
outfit you choose to make sure it compliments
it comes to choosing a great outfit for a formal night
out, there are a lot of choices. Just make sure to choose
something that is flattering and also stylish.
don't forget your footwear - a great pair of sandals can
make or break your outfit - as well as draw attention to
sexy ankles and stunning legs - love your shoes
Evening Wear -
stylish womens plus size dresses for formal
Lingerie for the plus size
woman - creative and sexy options for full figured