7 Tips for Choosing Plus Size Formal Dresses
& Evening Wear
Looking for plus size women's
clothing, fashions, formal dresses and apparel
was a time when full figured women didn’t have a lot of
choices in terms of fashion, including with formal wear
Thankfully, times have changed.
There are a lot of fashion choices that allow a full figured
woman to proudly show off her curves.
Even though there are a lot of
choices in terms of sizing for a full figured woman, that
doesn’t mean that all of the choices will be good ones. If
you need to shop for formal wear or a dress and you wear a
full figured size, here are some tips that can help.
Correct Size Matters
When shopping for formal wear and dresses, it
is very important to be true to your correct
you want to look your best, especially in formal wear, it
is important that the garment be well tailored and fit
you perfectly. Make sure you try everything on and get it
tailored if the garment needs to be altered.
people think that by dressing in one size lower than what
they really are, they will look thinner. The reality is
that it will not make them look their best.
Choose a Simple Style
it comes to finding a dress or other formal outfit, the
simpler the style is the better.
that have a lot of extras such as frills or a heavy
pattern draw attention to the curves in a negative way.
The idea is to choose a simple cut, such as an A-Line,
which will accentuate the curves in a positive
Simple Fabrics are Best
thing to keep in mind is that simple, standard fabrics
that have texture, such as velvet, may not be ideal
because they will add unnecessary bulk.
idea is to find something simple so that it can draw
attention to your figure in all the right
Choose Solid Colors
thing to keep in mind is that solid colors really are
best. Some patterns are fine, as well – such as vertical
stripes or a light floral pattern.
for formal wear, going too crazy with the patterns is not
a good idea because they can highlight parts of your body
that you don’t want highlighted.
goal is to find a color that looks good with both your
skin tone and your figure.
Show Off Those Curves
where dresses are concerned – don’t be afraid to show off
those curves! They really are an asset. Some people think
they need to hide their figure behind jackets and boxy
this may work for some shapes, this does not flatter
others. In other words, don’t hide from your figure –
show it off in a tasteful, flattering way.
Make Sure They Fit
be afraid to try on the dresses and formal wear,
you decide you want to purchase something online, you can
always return the garments you don’t want. Or, you can
always get your measurements and use that to
you get them in the mail, try them on and honestly assess
yourself. You may want to ask others what they
Understand the Event
you need to buy formal wear for a specific event, you
need to understand what it is and how you should dress.
This helps narrow your choices down.
also may want to choose something versatile, such as a
flattering “little black dress”. This is the style
of dress that you can wear on a variety of occasions with
a little creative accessorising.
Anna Brooks online store stocks a range of formal
clothing designs, with next day shipping.
designs created exclusively for the fuller figure,
there's a style to suit every shape and size.
Professional Clothing - for the regular day at the
office, whatever your job, dressing with style and pzazz can be
Special Occassion Wear - whether it's a party or more
formal event, here's some tips and ideas for creating the right