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Empire waist

An empire waist is a raised horizontal waistline that starts under the bust. An empire waist dress falls gracefully over your hips and makes the smallest point of your figure the focal point. Comfortable, versatile, and figure-flattering, an empire waist top or dress should be a staple in every woman’s wardrobe.

Choose your best plus-size dress style

For any woman, finding the right dress is all about accentuating the features you want to show off and downplaying those you don’t. Check out our lookbook and other tips to get tips & ideas.

woman wearing an empire waist green top and black pants Tips for dressing an oval body shape

If you have an oval body shape, you are most definitely not alone – in fact, it’s one of the most common body types for women to have.

Woman in white blouse, black pants and black shoes Fit and flatter where it matters

The fit is the most important factor when it comes to building a flattering wardrobe.

Woman in white ruched blouse and black pants Secret Strategy #4: Boost Your Bust

Wear sweetheart necklines to boost your bust. They show just a hint of cleavage, while still looking refined.

Empire waist tops that begin just under your bust are also recommended for curvier women. Simple ways to enhance your curves

Ladies who are proud to show off their curves want attire that complements their look, not conceals it.

Shape Solution: Tips on camouflaging midsection Shape Solution: Tips on camouflaging midsection

Here are some tips for women who are curvy and confident, yet hope to hide their tummy.