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Perfect Fit: Garden Party

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The latest crop of long dresses works for every shape and size

 

SIZES 8-12

An A-line cut is ideal for petite-yet-curvy proportions-it lengthens and trims the figure. Pair with embellished flats and bold jewelry for an effortlessly chic look. Rebecca Taylor dress, $435, Neiman Marcus stores nationwide. Kenneth Jay Lane earrings, $45, select Bloomingdale's stores. Kenneth Jay Lane wavy bangle, $45, 877-953-5264 for more information. Nine West wide bangle, $95, 800-999-1877 for store locations. Via Spiga sandals, $165, select Bloomingdale's stores.

 

 

 

SIZE 14+

Long doesn't have to mean frumpy. A maxidress that's fitted in the waist brings out the best in every shape. Look for styles with a V-neckline for an ultraslimming effect. Abby Z. dress, $148, abbyz.com. Alex Woo earrings, $298, necklace, $148, and bangles, $378-$418 for set of three, alexwoo.com. Mia thong sandals, $39, miashoes.com.

 

 

 

SIZE 16+

The halter top provides full coverage, while the forgiving silhouette conceals the tummy, hips and thighs. Add a pair of drop earrings to elongate your neckline. Old Navy dress, $50, oldnavy.com. Nine West earrings, $22, 800-999-1877 for store locations. Ben-Amun bangles, $30-$65 by special order, 866-921-AMUN. Tory Burch sandals, $210, toryburch.com.

 

 

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