A-line dresses and skirts seem to have gotten a bad wrap from plus size woman and justifiably so. For years, whenever a designer came out with a plus size line, it was almost always full of loose fitting, A-line styles. There were no form fitting body cons nor were there any chic, modern fits; just A-line. So naturally, we rebelled against anything A-line because we refused to live in this fashion box that we were being put in.
Nowadays, things have changed and A-line styles have gone through a bit of a transformation. There is now a defined bust line that hits just below the bust, which is often the smallest part of a woman’s body. It then flairs out and lays right on top of the hips, accentuating the curvy frame and hiding any problem areas in the midsection.
I love this particular dress because it has a bit more flair than the average A-line, almost like a swing dress.The subtle faux-python print throughout gives a little edge to the flirty style. You can also make this dress cold weather friendly by adding a short bolero style jacket, sheer stockings and knee high boots.
Dress: Bar III Faux-Python | Shoes: Foreign Exchange
Photographer: Steve Suavemente