The Best Bridesmaid Dresses for Your Body Type
One of the most asked questions we are asked by bridesmaids in our Jenny Yoo showrooms is "What dress would you suggest for my body type?" Women come in all shapes and sizes, and we design dresses that will not only flatter your body shape, but highlight your best features. Whether you're the main event or supporting from the sidelines, you deserve to feel and look beautiful in a bridal party gown that comfortable and stunning. Hourglass, apple, rectangular, triangle, and inverted triangle, although you may not perfectly fall into one of these categories, find the one that relates most closely. Read on for our best recommendations for bridesmaid dresses based on your body type.
Body Type: Hourglass
Show off your curvy figure by wearing something fitted that cinches your waist. Some of our favorite bridesmaid dresses to show off your curves below.
The Palmer knit crepe bridesmaid dress takes a modern approach to the slip dress. She features a fitted feminine scoop neckline and a cutout back that wraps to the front for a flattering waist detail. The slim pegged skirt hugs your curves and has a daring side slit for another alluring peek of skin. View more of the Palmer bridesmaid dress for curvy figures.
The Nova satin halter dress takes inspiration from the days of disco and incorporates it into a thoroughly modern figure-flattering dress. Featuring an adjustable halter neckline and a center front cutout with a slinky bias cut skirt. Hourglass figures look great in this style. See more of the Nova bridal party gown.
The Jocelyn bridesmaid dress accentuates your curves. Featuring a flattering straight neckline and strappy back cutout detail that gives you flexibility of fit on bust, and a slinky bias cut skirt to show off your hourglass figure. See more of the Jocelyn bridal party gown.
The Stevie bridesmaid dress in fitted knit crepe features a scooped strapless neckline with boning in the bodice to give you great bust support. The slim skirt and sultry slit give you a chic and modern bridal party look. Shop Stevie online now.
The Aubrey bridal party gown in our stretchy and flattering knit crepe features a sleek, one shoulder neckline and a fitted slit skirt. Show off your hourglass figure with this stunning bridesmaid dress. Shop the Aubrey gown online.
Body Shape: Apple
Apple body shapes tend to have fuller busts, carry weight around their middle, and little waist definition. We recommend an empire waist or A-Line bridal party gown to glide over your midsection for an instantly flattering effect.
Body Type: Athletic or Rectangular
For athletic figures or bridesmaids with square shoulders and very little waist definition, look towards our bridesmaid dresses with draping and ruching to draw attention to your curves. Go for a bridal party gown with a cinched waist seam.
Body Type: Triangle
You likely have broader hips than your shoulders.A fit-and-flare bridesmaid dress and or fitted bodices that cinch in at your midsection and have flowing skirts are key.
Body Type: Inverted Triangle
For a bridesmaid with broad shoulders and small hips, go for a chic square or one shoulder neckline.