Creating curves is the key for the round body shape. A monochromatic (or solid) color palette usually works best for plus size prom dresses and curves can be created with splashes of bold color. Choose brightly colored earring, shoes, belts or necklaces to accessorize your evening look. The most important thing to keep in mind is to dress the top and bottom of your figure proportionately, while creating a waist. The best prom dresses to choose are those with an A-line silhouette. The design is one that is more fitted at the hips and gradually flares out to a fuller skirt. This will shape proportion between the middle and lower portion of your frame. Gowns with belted waists, such as dark colored ruching around the waistline will be ideal on this body type. Embellishments or beading at the bodice of the dress around the neckline or bust will draw attention up and take away from the waist. Off the shoulder cheap plus size prom dresses also work very well as they set up the look of adding volume up top without actually doing so! The combination of the A-line silhouette and embellishments on the upper torso create the proportionate figure that every girl is seeking. As a plus size expert myself, I advise you stay away from fabrics that are too clingy. Queen Latifah is the perfect celebrity fashion role model for these types of sexy plus size dresses.
Like they say, if you got it, flaunt it! The beauty of plus size formal dresses is unlike that of any other. They are the type of woman who has natural curves and assets that turn heads as soon as they walk into the room. So, you've got the curves, now you just need the perfect dress to show them off! A red prom dress would be a great example of "all eyes on me."
When choosing the perfect formal dress for your body shape, you need to keep where you are most 'blessed' in mind. If you have a bigger bust, aim for an empire waistline chiffon dress, strapless or strapped. If your hips don't lie, shoot for a slim-fitting jersey dress to show off your hourglass shape. If your booty is your best asset, accentuate it with a slimming mermaid fit. Solid colors work best for plus size cocktail dresses, while busy patterns may take away from the overall aesthetic. A fully sequined dress will accentuate the plus size figure, and also leave you feeling fabulous! Mother of the bride plus size dresses can also be also be found in this gallery.
Whether you want a slim-fitting gown, a fully sequined show-stopper, or a modest and romantic chiffon number, you will surely find the perfect gown for your curvy shape in our plus size prom dress selection!