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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 in a wrap design and an all over glitter effect. The belted 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? Look to this leopard print dress in a flattering wrap style.

This dress is made from a stretchy jersey fabric, ensuring comfort all day. It features a wrap front, long balloon sleeves, and is finished in midi length, 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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Casual enough to be worked into your everyday wardrobe, this zebra print maxi dress is perfect to wear at the weekend and beyond with a simple swap of footwear.

Made from a woven fabric, this dress is set to keep you comfortable all day long. This dress effortlessly adds volume to your top half with it’s long 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 winter wardrobe with this tiered leopard print dress in midi length.

This dress is perfect to throw on and go, it features a scoop neckline with an eye catching leopard print and is finished in midi length. This style of dress is perfect for pear shaped figures nipping you in under the bust and the scoop 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 casual wardrobe to the next level with this classic stripe midi dress.

This versatile dress can be worn for shopping a trip or evening out with friends. It features a flattering scoop neckline, stripe detail, and all-over ribbed design. 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 denim button through dress.

Made from a stretchy denim fabric, this dress features longer length sleeves, button through design and is finished with a tie waist. 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 draped 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 cowl neckline and draped style, 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 dresses for tall women.

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