21 Best Dresses For Curvy Girls

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Best Dresses For Curvy Girls

This is the time of year where many of us are going to a whole lot more parties and celebrations. Whether it's New Years Eve, the family Christmas party or your office holiday party, you want to look your best.

The best dresses will show all your curves rather than hiding your best assets, and ideally do it at a price you are comfortable with. And this year, you don't have to spend too much on just one dress; you may even be able to afford another.

Whether you go with a little black dress or show a whole lot of color and pattern, these dresses for curvy girls give us plenty of options to choose from.


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1. Simone Aviv Floral Print Dress  

This black floral dress wraps your curves in a figure flattering silhouette that takes you from day to night. Tie it tight to cinch your waist, or loosen it up to add a little cleavage. It’s the perfect crossroad between sexy and sophisticated.

(Simone Aviv, $265)

2. Coco + Carmen Equinox Printed Wrap Dress

The wrap dress reigns as the ultimate dress to flatter your every curve. The semi-fitted style will skim your curves while the wrap silhouette makes for an effortless shape.

(Coco + Carmen, $60)

3. Coco + Carmen Larue Off-The-Shoulder Dress

A flattering waist tie is a great way to accentuate your waistline. Paired with an off the shoulder look and ruffled accents, this dress will have heads turning.

(Coco + Carmen, $36)

4. Coco + Carmen Valencia Dark Denim Dress

Comfy and casual: two things that make this dress a no brainer. This cotton denim dress and waist defining belt is a statement maker for the ultimate weekend fashionista that wants to accentuate the parts of you that make you, you.

(Coco + Carmen, $60)

5. Floral 3/4 Sleeve Wrap Dress

Each dress is made from high-quality wardrobe staples that are designed to last 3-4 times the typical life cycle of other dresses. With a secondhand price tag and diverse size offerings from XS-3X, these dresses also come with a Buyback Guarantee with the purpose of extending its life and reducing its environmental impact. 

(ThredUp, $50)

6. Simone Aviv Little Black Slit Dress

This perfect little black dress hugs all your curves, and a high slit lets you show a little leg. Wear it everywhere and anywhere — it’s perfect year-round!

(Simone Aviv, $230)

7. B Curvy by Bobeau Florice Plus Size V-Neck Dress

B Curvy by Bobeau brings the latest trends to the curvy girl. This fit and flare silhouette with flutter sleeves is the perfect dress for many occasions. Constructed out of a printed soft sateen fabric. 

(Bobeau, $130)

8. Dubai Ruched Maxi Dress

This dress is made of soft cotton and spandex so it’s comfy for a day in or out and the ruching shows off what you love and hides what you may not about your curves giving you a beautiful hourglass figure. 

(Marste Fashion, $75)

9. Jason Wu X ELOQUII Sweetheart Sheath Dress

Crafted with ELOQUII’s innovative design approach and fit expertise, and infused with Jason Wu’s distinctly feminine signature aesthetic, these timeless pieces elevate party season.

(Eloquii, $110)

10. NICOLE ALEX Luna Dress

Uber-cozy bamboo cotton fabric gently hugs your curves, and a v-neck bodice and shirttail hemline combine to accentuate your figure in a flattering, feminine way. Dense weave fabric maintains its structure and opacity, so there's no unsightly stretching or see-through "oops" moments!

(Shop Nicole Alex, $108)

11. Ava James NYC Madrid in Pine

New luxury dress brand Ava James NYC specializes in dresses for women in the “middle range” 8-18 that band of sizes often left out of straight and plus size brands. This soft fit and flare dress would be perfect for work and cocktails.

(Ava James NYC, $350)


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12. Long Tall Sally Fringed Dress

Dance-floor ready with an easy fit, this dress was designed for women 5’8” and taller, meaning it won’t be too “mini” on any long legs. Available in sizes up to an 18, the eye-catching fringe means you just need strappy heels and a cocktail to complete the look!

(Long Tall Sally, $115)

13. City Chic Tie Front Long Sleeve Dress

This dress is sexy and perfect for every occasion that demands a little black dress with a flair. It features a deep V neckline, long straight sleeve, tie up knot front feature, floaty skirt, and relaxed fit.

(City Chic Online, $99)

14. Chicos Bracelet Sleeve Lace Dress

A sheer lace bracelet sleeves with a a bateau neckline, it's form fitting with a flattering shift design.

(Chicos, $139)

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15. French Lace Dreams Dress

This timeless dress is lined in lace, with an eyelash scalloped neckline. How cute is that?!

(City Chic Online, $169)

16. Ashley Stewart Tie Neck Studded Dress

Look cute from 9-to-9 in this classic sheath dress no matter what your size (10-36). With a tie accent at the neck, a sassy heat sealed studded trim along the sleeve and the perfect textured fabrication all over, you’ll be feeling confident and turning heads.

(Ashley Stewart, $48)

17. Ashley Stewart Thick Stripe Sweater Dress

This sweater dress stays chic, no matter how you style it! This solid and sophisticated look is accented with a bold stripe across the center front and sleeve, and features a sexy bodycon fit through the body that’ll lengthen the body without covering up your gorgeous curves.

(Ashley Stewart, $32)

18. eShakti Velvet Knit Banded Empire Maxi Dress

This soft velvet jersey knit maxi dress features a flattering low V-neck and banded empire waist to show off your figure. eShakti allows you to completely customize your clothes to your exact measurements, so you’ll get the perfect fit every time.

(Eshakti, $50)

19. eShakti Floral Print Crepe And Cotton Knit Belted Dress

Cinched at the waist with a removable knit belt to flaunt your shape, this mixed media dress features a cotton knit bodice and floral print crepe full flared skirt. eShakti allows you to customize your clothes to your exact measurements.

(Eshakti, $56)

20. Haute Rogue Leo Ruffle Dress

Giving leopard-print a new lease of life, its relaxed form comes generously draped in volumizing ruffles, a design detail that's balanced by a nipped-in waist. Layer this versatile style over skinny denim jeans in the day and style with bare legs and sculptural heels on your next night out.

(Haute Rogue, $89.40)

21. City Chic Sun Kissed Dress in Red

Red dresses are the perfect way to attend holiday parties, and this one includes a fold down boat neckline, short sleeve coverage (great if you are not comfortable showing off your arms), a fitted waistline and pull over style with an A-line skirt with side pockets.

(City Chic Online, $99)


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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her at alywalansky@gmail.com.