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Best Dresses for Apple Shaped Women

14/09/2022

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PSA to all apple shaped women! We’ve rounded up the ultimate guide to finding your new dress obsession. Want to find out our favourite styles for apple shaped bodies? Keep scrolling.

What Is An Apple Shaped Body?

Apple shaped women tend to have larger busts and broader shoulders with narrower hips, slender legs and a less defined waist.

The general idea on how to dress an apple shape is all about drawing the attention away from your midsection and highlighting your chest and legs.

Tips For Dressing An Apple Shaped Body

  1. Make the focus your legs or your bust – This will take the focus away from your midsection by highlighting your legs and chest. Plunge necklines and shorter lengths are the simplest ways to do this.
  2. Define your waist – Dresses that nip you in under the bust help create a more defined waistline. Opt for skater dresses, shirred dresses, wrap dresses or add a belt to any dress to achieve the same effect.
  3. Choose clothes that flatter your shape – Know what styles suit your shape and how you can enhance your best features. It’s all about trial and error to find the styles that flatter you the most.

What Is The Best Dress Style For An Apple Shape?

  • Puff sleeve dresses – Puff sleeves and statement sleeves help balance out broader shoulders with extra volume to the upper arm. They also help lift your eye upwards away from the midsection.
  • Skater dresses – Instantly create a more defined silhouette by nipping you in under the bust. They often feature a belted tie fastening with a voluminous skirt for a flared finish.
  • V-neck dresses & wrap dresses – Deep necklines are super flattering for bigger busts and also draw the eye up away from your midsection.

So, if you’re an apple shaped lady check out our guide to the best dresses for apple shapes.

Casual Dresses For Apple Shaped Women

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Keeping things laid back? We’ve got casual dresses you can throw-on-and-go in no time.

This smock dress is super wearable with a casual ditsy print, short puff sleeves and a stretchy shirred bust that nips you in at the waist.

We’ve added a black belt to accentuate the waistline even more. You’ve got yourself a look ready for work or weekends with boots and tights on chilly days.

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Midi Dress For Apple Shaped Women

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For a casual option that highlights your chest and bust, this wrap dress brings a twist into your everyday florals.

We’re loving the design of this dress, thoughtfully curated for a super flattering fit. The lighter floral colour block highlights your legs and draws attention to the wrap front balancing out the darker midsection.

Keep it casual with white trainers to show off your fab legs and a faux leather jacket for extra warmth.

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Maxi Dress For Apple Shapes

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The ultimate throw-on-and-go dress every wardrobe needs. The chocolate brown shade switches up your signature black for an autumnal essential.

Designed in a super relaxed stretch jersey fabric, it features a simple scoop neckline and short sleeves, floaty smock hem and two functional pockets.

The seam detail creates definition below your bust, or add a belt to accentuate it even more.

Occasion Dresses For Apple Shaped Women

Getting glam for an after-dark event or looking for an excuse to? We’ve got all the special occasion dresses for apple shapes you can wear with confidence.

Whether your LBD needs an upgrade or you’re searching for a wedding guest dress, check out the best styles to impress in.

Wrap Dress For Apple Shapes

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Wrap dresses are the ultimate silhouette for apple shapes. Wrap fronts features a plunge v-neckline drawing attention to your chest whilst narrowing your shoulders.

We’re obsessed with this deep purple hue. Designed with 3/4 length sleeves, the fitted bodycon skirt features flattering ruching throughout the midsection with a drape throughout the middle.

The up-do hairstyle helps to lift the eye up and highlight your décolletage and chest too.

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Little Black Dress For Apple Shapes

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Every wardrobe needs an LBD! Designed in a forever flattering skater style perfect for apple shapes, this dress has all your evening occasions covered.

Simple in design but full of thoughtful details, this dress knows how to flatter your body shape. The large faux leather bow to the shoulder lifts the eye up whilst the faux leather belted fastening defines your waist.

The design means you can add pops of colour or leave it low-key – the options are endless!

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Wedding Guest Dresses For Apple Shapes

Wedding in the diary? You’re guaranteed to be the best dressed guest in this stand out number.

Featuring a bright floral print on a black base, the wrap front accentuates your cleavage and chest with a deep v-neckline whilst the belted tie fastening nips you in at the waist and the hanky hem draws eyes to your legs.

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Party Dresses For Apple Shaped Body

Party season calls for all things that sparkle and shine. Whether it’s a work Christmas do, a family get together or a girls night out, we’ve picked out the best party dresses for apple shapes.

Christmas Party Dress For Apple Shape

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Christmas party planning? Turn up in head-to-toe sparkles with this floor-sweeping Yours London dress.

Designed with the wrap front you know and love, 3/4 length sleeves, waist cinching belted fastening and a maxi length skirt with a sexy slit to the leg.

There’s no competition with the glitter ball in this eye-catching number.

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Bodycon Dress For Apple Shaped

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For a flattering figure-hugging party dress, leave a lasting impression in this luxe velvet dress.

Velvet adds a luxurious appeal to any style with the textured fabric creating a super flattering fit to a bodycon style. The wrap front lifts the eye up with a wrap dipped hem skirt highlighting your legs.

Keep your accessories simple to let the dress do all the talking.

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Evening Dresses For Apple Shapes

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For evening occasions where you want a low-key take on sparkles, this Yours London dress ticks all the boxes for apple shapes.

Featuring a statement sequin bust and sleeves, the plain skater skirt with a belted fastening draws all eyes up to the statement top half.

We’re loving the pops of pink that add a going out vibe ready for your next dinner and drinks night out.

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Formal Dresses For Apple Shaped Body

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Our Luxe range has formal events covered. You’re guaranteed to steal the spotlight in this head-turning dress.

Adorned with delicately hand embellished sequins and beads, this show-stopping dress features a v-neckline, thick straps and a floaty chiffon hem.

For chilly evenings throw on a low-key shrug to add warmth across your arms.

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Looking for more flattering plus size dresses? Shop even more must-have styles in UK sizes 14-40.

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