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Homecoming Dresses for Any Body Type and Size

hot-homecoming-dresses-for-any-body-type-and-size-1Midlife Boulevard is happy to be working with PromGirl to bring you this post.

Fall is in the air – the weather is beginning to cool down and that reminds us that the seasons are changing; we have back to school, football, and holidays just around the corner!

If you have kids in high school that means that homecoming is just around the corner too! Don’t get stuck in a last minute shopping frenzy or spend hours upon hours stressing out and googling about how to find the perfect homecoming dress to fit you and your unparalleled style.

At they have formal dresses to fit all body types, from busty or slender, hourglass or petite, they have got a dress made to fit you and whatever your unique style might be. To make it easier for you to find the most flattering dress, they have arranged PromGirl’s formal dresses so that you can shop for the best dress style for your body type and have a more customized, undoubtedly less traumatic, shopping experience. Dresses come in many sizes from misses to plus!

We wanted to share with your our top picks for the 2016 homecoming season for each body type!


The busty PromGirl body type is when your bust is large, your hips are narrow and often the waist is not well defined. You can rock an amazing homecoming dress by choosing dresses that add curves to your hips while creating a more defined waist. The selections in this category are outstanding – so many to choose from! You are sure to find one that will make you the envy of the room. We especially love the embroidered lace scoop neck bodice and rhinestone embellishments.

Our Picks: Mock Two Piece Homecoming Dress & Short V-Neck Homecoming Dress by Sherri Hillhomecoming dress busty


The apple PromGirl body type is when you carry your weight through your middle. As an apple body type you typically have slim legs and a shorter undefined waist. An A-line or full skirt will help camouflage your middle and we love these two picks because they do exactly that. Don’t forget – if you love your legs; be sure to show them off!
Our Picks: Short Chiffon Homecoming Dress with Sequined Bodice & Dazzling Sleeveless A-Linehomecoming dress apple


The slender PromGirl body type is when you have a thin frame throughout. As a slender body type you should accentuate your long and lean physique with a fitted dress or create shape with an empire waist. We love all of the options for the slender body types! Show off your curves with these sparkling jeweled lace appliques and shimmering-silver sequins.

Our Picks: Short High-Neck Dave & Johnny Homecoming Dress & Short Emerald Navy Dress with Sequinshomecoming dress slender


The hourglass PromGirl figure is curvy. Your bust and hips are proportionate to each other and your upper body is balanced with the length of your legs. The best dresses for this body type will accentuate your best asset, which is usually a well-defined waist. We picked the natural waistlines, form fitted top and accentuated waistlines for the perfect enhancements of this fabulous body type. These picks are both flirty and elegant.

Our Picks: Short Sleeveless Two-Piece Dress with Print Skirt & Sheer Lace Fitted Dresscomecoming dress hourglass


The pear PromGirl body type is when your hips are larger than your bust and your waist is well defined. When dressing a pear body shape, the goal is to add volume to your upper body, emphasize your small waist and de-emphasize your lower body to create a balanced silhouette. We chose a stunning two-piece with intricate beading and an elegant strapless chiffon. With a pear body type your waist is your best asset, so be sure to flaunt it!

Our Picks: Short Two-Piece Beaded Sherri Hill Dress & Strapless High Low Beaded Waistline Dressshort homecoming dress pear


If you have a petite PromGirl body type, you are typically less than 5ft 3inches tall. To really make the most of your homecoming dress, try going short and showing a little leg – it will go a long way. You can also try an asymmetrical hemline that can make you appear taller. We chose slim fitting dresses with a V-neckline and a short sleeveless fit and flare because these will elongate your silhouette. Delicate, feminine dresses are a great compliment to your body type and the perfect pair of high heels will make this the perfect homecoming pair.

Our Picks: Short Off-the-Shoulder Lace V-Neck Dress & Short Sleeveless Fit-and-Flare Dress by Sherri Hillhomecoming dress petite

No matter what your body type and size, and regardless of what your favorite styles are – PromGirl has something for everyone. Dress shopping can be daunting and cringe-worthy, but it doesn’t have to be! Get your measurements before you start your shopping. That is one way to eliminate the worry of the wrong size dress. Be sure to really read up on what style dress fits your body type – so you know that you will look fabulous the instant you slip it on!

What is your favorite style for homecoming?

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Anne Parris

Anne Parris is a managing partner Midlife Boulevard. Her personal blog, Not A Supermom, is your typical mommy blog that her kids say used to be funnier. Anne has a business degree and a dusty résumé from a top accounting firm and a Fortune 500 company, which she reminds herself of every time she is washing underpants. She lives with her family in Virginia and blogs mostly to support her coffee habit.

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