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The A-line silhouette

Updated: Apr 28

The A-line silhouette is an excellent choice for various occasions. Named after its shape that resembles the letter ‘A’, this silhouette is narrow at the top and flares out towards the bottom. Here are some key features of the A-line dress:

  1. Flattering: The A-line shape emphasizes a small waist, making it popular for everything from wedding dresses to bridesmaid dresses to everyday outfits1.

  2. Versatile: A-line dresses can be dressed up or down, making them suitable for both formal events and casual outings.

  3. Comfortable: The gradual flare provides ease of movement and comfort.

  4. Timeless: The A-line silhouette has stood the test of time and remains a classic choice.

If you’re looking for visual inspiration, you can explore our line of full-figure silhouettes on the wedding dresses section.

Remember that the A-line silhouette is characterized by its gentle widening from the waist down, creating a balanced and elegant look.

Whether it’s a dress, skirt, or coat, the A-line silhouette is a versatile and flattering choice for various body shapes and sizes.

If you have no waist

For women who lacks natural waist definition, A line dresses are great options because the dress silhouette can create the illusion that you have a waist.

If you have big hips

If you have a bigger bum, A-line dresses are heaven-sent for you, as it can strategically distract the eye from noticing your wide hips. (That is, if your goal is to camouflage instead of showing off your curvy hips.)

Not only it is going to balance out your overall curves, but also this is also one of the most comfortable dress styles for you.

If you have thick thighs

A-line dresses can be very flattering for women with thicker thighs because it has so much more space in the thigh area compared with any other types of dresses.

If you have Bottom heavy

If you have a bottom-heavy body type, A-line dresses are one of the best styles for your shape.

Since the skirt part of the dress skims your bottom half instead of clinging to it, this is going to make your overall silhouette look much more balanced.


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