Best Dresses for Pear-Shaped Body

Establish yourself as the style icon of your group chat by educating yourself on what dress styles flatter your pear-shaped figure. Once you have that down, suddenly, everyone’s going to be hitting you up with selfies of their date night outfits! Before you become their personal stylist, start with filling your wardrobe with styles that feel perfectly tailored to your pear shape. Not quite sure where to start? Let’s dive in and discover the best dress styles that flatter your pear shape flawlessly, like the goddess you are.

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Characteristics of a Pear Shape

  • Narrow shoulders in proportion to the hips
  • Small to medium bust
  • Hips and thighs are wider than the chest and shoulders
  • Curvy bottom

You can consider yourself a pear shape if your lower half is proportionately fuller than your top half. Pear shapes have wider hips and thighs, with a more narrow waist and shoulders. Picture the fruit: there you have it.
Pear Shaped Body Graphic
Illustration of Pear Body Type

Style Tips for Your Figure

According to science (aka our talented team of stylists), the best dresses for pear-shaped figures use a combo of cut, color and details to create visual balance between your shoulders, waist and hips. When picking out your next look, consider these tips to flatter your figure and accentuate your favorite features:.

  • Add volume to your upper body
  • Define your waistline
  • Draw the eye up

Best Dresses for Pear Shape

We’re on a mission to design apparel that helps you embrace your inner goddess. These VENUS dresses have features that flatter a pear figure and will make you shine brighter than everyone else in the room.

Reach for a style with a chic, eye-catching neckline like our Two-Piece Chambray Dress. Off-the-shoulder styling attracts attention upward, balancing out the effortless skirt. Beaded details add a subtle touch of shine, while modern-yet-timeless chambray will always have a place in your wardrobe.

An A-line silhouette is another flattering dress choice for a pear-shaped body and our Keyhole Detail A-Line Dress is perfect for nearly every occasion. The breezy shape of the skirt skims over your lower half, while the embellished neckline and flirty keyhole draw the eye up, putting all eyes on you. And we love that for you!

Buying Dresses for Your Pear Shape

Fill your wardrobe with dresses that flatter a pear-shaped figure and each time you get dressed you’ll be guaranteed to look your best. If there’s one thing we know, it’s that when you look good, you feel good, and that’s when your confidence shines brightest. Whether you’re a size extra small or you’re a plus size goddess, you can find the perfect dress to flatter your pear-shaped body. Discover sexy plus size dresses that instantly boost your confidence and enhance your shape!


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VENUS Style Seeker is your destination for fashion tips and fit guides! Continue reading more blogs including Best Shorts for Pear Shapes and Best Swimsuits for Pear Shapes.
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