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The slender body is the form of super models. While countless women envy those with slim figures, slender gals may bemoan their lack of curves. If you have a slender shape, you just need to put a bit of emphasis on the right areas. With a fitted dress that adds definition to your silhouette and accentuates your natural curves, you can achieve a super-feminine, super-stylish look in no time.
If you have a snazzy event to attend and want to look sexy and elegant, choose a dress with cutouts in the right places. A cutout waist is ideal, as it creates an amazing silhouette and shows off a flat stomach. A backless dress is also chic and exposes your slim frame.
A bias-cut dress will provide fit. In a bias cut, the pattern pieces are placed on the cross grain rather than the straight grain of the fabric. This results in a smoother silhouette; the fabric hugs and clings to the curves you have and the dress seems to "float" with you. Choose a style with spaghetti straps if you have broad shoulders. A V-neck style will help to play up your bust.
Embellished Top or Halter Neck
A dress with an embellished top will help play up your upper body, creating more curves. Or try a dress with a sequined bodice. These styles will create the illusion of a larger bust. A dress with a halter neck will also enhance your bust and give the appearance of a more rounded upper body.
Shirtwaist and Wrap Styles
Wrap dresses and fifties-styled dresses will create the illusion of an hourglass figure. These styles define your waist and hips. You can have a feminine body shape with a '50s-style shirtwaist dress. It is meant to be worn with a belt; with the fuller skirt, this will immediately give you curves. A '50s prom-style dress, with a cinched-in waist and full tulle skirt, is a great choice for a formal event. A wrap dress is the perfect style for slender figures, as it defines the waist, and a patterned style will make your body seem more rounded. The wrap dress is ideal for work and professional environments.