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Best Dresses For A Tall Pear Shaped Body


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Are you looking for ways to dress your pear shaped body? We have pulled together the ultimate guide on how to style casual and evening glam dresses on your tall pear shaped figure.

In UK sizes 8-28, our dresses have been made with longer length hems and sleeves

What Is A Pear Shaped Body?

A pear shaped figure is described as having a higher waist, wider hips and thighs with a narrow bust.

  • Narrow Shoulders
    • Wider Hips and Thighs
      • High Waistline

Style A Tall Pear Shaped Body

Styling a tall pear shaped figure is all about creating balance between your top and bottom half. You can achieve this by adding emphasis to your top half using statement prints, colours and necklines. Choosing clothing that elongates your legs, but still has enough volume at the top to create balance.

Flattering Necklines for A Tall Pear Shaped Body

There are many neckline options for dresses that can help flatter your figure. Avoid necklines that draw attention to your narrow shoulders, and instead, choose styles that create volume and highlight your bust. This can be achieved with deep v-necklines, wide square necklines, asymmetric necklines, and cowl necklines, which all help to elongate the body.

Dresses For Pear Shaped Body

Whether you’re looking for casual everyday dresses to add to your daily rotation or party season favourites to brighten up the dancefloor, we’ve picked out our favourite styles that will flatter your pear shaped figure.

Wrap Dresses For A Pear Shaped Body

Wrap dresses are perfect for pear shaped figures as it subtly highlights your narrow waistline drawing the eyes upwards, which in turn adds balance to your bottom half.

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Be the best dressed guest this party season with this must-have glitter wrap dress, available in UK sizes 8-24.

This stunning dress features longer length sleeves, v-neckline and an all over glitter effect. The twist wrap detail flatters your figure by highlighting your bust and drawing the eyes upwards. Partner with your go-to heels and matching clutch for a statement look you can wear with confidence.

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Heading out, out? Look to this purple blazer dress in a flattering wrap style.

This dress is made from a stretchy scuba fabric, ensuring comfort all night. It features a notched collar, v-neckline, and side split hem, bringing sophistication to your wardrobe. This dress is especially flattering for pear shaped figures, as it provides structure to the dress, balancing out proportions.

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Smock Dresses For A Pear Shaped Body

Smock dresses are designed to nip you in under the bust allowing the dress to naturally float over your pear shaped figure. This draws the eyes upwards and balances out your top and bottom half.

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Winter wedding in the calendar? This navy smock dress is perfect to throw on and go whilst giving

Featuring longer length sleeves with an elegant shirred bodice nipping you in at the bust, this dress is made for any occasion. As it effortlessly enhances your figure, the contrasting orange floral print really makes this dress pop with colour. Style with heels and a clutch bag to nail your occasion outfit.

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Casual enough to be worked into your everyday wardrobe, this floral print maxi dress is perfect to wear at the weekend and beyond with a simple swap of footwear.

Made from a stretchy jersey fabric, this dress is set to keep you comfortable all day long. This dress effortlessly adds volume to your top half with it’s short puff sleeves and nips you in under the bust flattering your pear shaped figure. Perfect to wear with trainers during the day or heeled ankle boots in the evening.

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Update your autumn/winter wardrobe with this tiered check dress in maxi length.

The dress to throw on and go, it features a scoop neckline with an eye catching adjustable tie and is finished with block check print. This style of dress is perfect for pear shaped figures with the check print nipping you in under the bust and the adjustable tie on the neckline all naturally drawing the eye upwards. Complement with boots and a shoulder bag for a casual outfit you’ll be reaching for all season long.

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Midi Dresses For A Pear Shaped Body

Here at Long Tall Sally our dresses are made for taller ladies with extra length in the hems and sleeves. Meaning our midi dresses are actually midi in length and don’t come up short! Midi dresses are perfect for pear shaped figures as they effortlessly elongate your legs and enhance your shape naturally.

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Take your wardrobe to the next level with this classic polka dot print midi dress.

This versatile dress can be worn for shopping a trip or evening out with friends. It features a flattering wide square neckline, side split hem, and all-over polka dot print. To add some volume to your upper half, style it with a coat or faux leather jacket.

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Elevate your everyday wardrobe with this leopard print dress with mesh detailing.

Made from a stretchy woven fabric, this dress features longer length sleeves, all over animal print and is finished in a wrap style. Pair with boots and layer with a jacket to add some volume to your top half.

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Dress to impress this season with this stunning purple lace midi dress in UK sizes 8-24.

This dress is made from a stretchy jersey fabric to enhance your figure and keep you comfortable all night long. Whether you’re heading to a winter wedding or Christmas party, this super flattering dress features a scoop neckline and lace details to the sleeves and neckline, perfect for highlighting your bust. Pair with your go-to heels for an evening outfit you can wear with confidence.

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Looking for more inspiration? Browse our tall dresses range.

We’d love to see how you’re styling your dresses! Show us over on our channels @longtallsallyfashion on Instagram & Facebook by using the hashtag #ImWearingLTS – you might even get featured!