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White Dresses: Best for Your Body Type

I don't buy the cliché that crisp white dresses read demure and innocent. Instead, I think they're kind of like neon dresses. As in, they're amazing attention-getters.

Of course, that mega-wattage just makes choosing a figure-flattering style even more important. So we'd suggest picking one of the options below, each of which are tailored to different body types. From top-heavy to petite to long and lean, we've got your white dress issues nailed (as long as you can tackle achieving the perfect summer glow on your own).

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Boyish

The rounded neckline, fitted waist and flouncy skirt are a curve-creating trifecta.

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Top-Heavy

Not only will it let you wear your most supportive, cozy bra, it'll draw attention downwards via that contrast hem.

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Petite

Instead of a tiered, gypsy maxi dress, opt for a sleek, body-skimming gown. Its columnar shape will elongate your frame instead of overwhelming you in fabric.

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Small-Chested

Sweetheart necklines fake a bigger chest without any bulky, uncomfortable padding.

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Apple Shaped

Nab an hourglass figure instantly with a structured peplum silhouette.

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Long and Lean

If curves aren't your thing but long legs are, opt for a high-low hem that's immediately eye-catching.

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Pear-Shaped

Choose a fuller, longer skirt to camouflage your thighs and hips, and highlight your natural waist instead. This deep V neckline leading to a tie-waist detail should do the trick.

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