A Little Black Dress for Every Body Type

The chicest staple anyone can own is the beloved little black dress – the style that will never go out of style. The little black dress can be worn at cocktail parties, birthdays, formal events, and even modern weddings these days. The little black dress can be dressed up for race day or can be dressed down for suitable office attire. The chicest accessories can take your staple little black dress to a whole new level and anyone (yes, anyone!) can look stunning in this investment piece – it is for every wardrobe.

Our edit below will guide you in the right direction to shop little black dresses that are suitable for your body type. We have little black dresses that are all about elegance and flair, dresses that will make you look and feel classic and chic, and dresses that will introduce a little sparkle to your wardrobe – in conclusion we have styles to suit all. And if you prefer a little white dress - shop the edit here. You want to look and feel your best in any outfit you wear, and a classic like the little black dress will help to do this.


Apple Body Type

If you have an apple body type you want to wear silhouettes that draw attention away from your waist. An apple body type is known for a larger upper body with a less defined waist. You want to go for a balanced style and avoid skin tight dresses and try a slim fit dress instead. Our Eliza Dress is a fabulous choice – its trendy cape will draw attention away from your waist and will let you show off your legs. Try pairing this style with our Bronte Earrings for a classic look. 


Column Body Type

For the ladies that have fairly square measurements – bust, waist and hips are all very similar in size and you often where the same size tops and you do bottoms. If you have a column body shape it is great to accentuate your waist by wearing pieces that are slim fit and using a belt for definition. When it comes to little black dresses our Venetzia is the perfect option for the column body type, with its waist clinching silhouette and its fabulous addition of a sequin tie. If you like a little more coverage on your arms pair this stunner with our Anastasia Wrap


T Body Type

The T shape is for the ladies that have broad shoulders and less definition between the waist and the hips. If your body shape is like an inverted triangle you want to balance this out by adding volume to your bottom half. Show off your shoulders and accentuate your legs buy wearing a mini dress – which will show off your waist. Chelsea will do just that – this little black dress will accentuate your waist and hips – and not to mention its beaded details will add a bit of sparkle to your wardrobe. Our Carina Bolero is a fabulous addition to this style to keep your shoulders warm for those winter weddings coming up. 



Pear Body Type

If your hips are wider than your shoulder you have a pear-shaped body type. For this body shape you want to draw more attention to your shoulders through chic embellishments such as draping or through a print. Wearing a dark colour on your lower body can give a slimming illusion. Our Lucia Dress is perfect for a pear body type – it’s beautiful cape style drape will accentuate your gorgeous shoulders. Our Bond Earrings will add a little dazzle to this style - perfect for your next cocktail dress party. 



Hourglass Body Type

If you have an hourglass body type you want to show off those beautiful curves. An hourglass body type is when you have balanced hips and shoulders and a thin waist that is well defined. A good idea is to accentuate your waist as it is the slimmest part of your body, and display your legs. Our Aura Dress is the perfect style for an hourglass body shape as it clinches in at the waist – show off your waist further by wrapping it up in a bow with our Tara Belt.


You will always look your best in Montique! For more fashion tips or information on our dresses and products, contact us at customerservice@intermoda.com.au to be in touch with our customer service team, or shop our new arrivals now!

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