Update your new season wardrobe with these figure fixing dresses
If you’re excited by prospect of finding a new party dress, but dread
the thought of having to flash skin, then you’re not alone. The good
news is that in winter, your problem areas can be covered easily and
stylishly. Hate showing your arms? Opt for long sleeved dresses; a total
saviour if you want to look great whilst embracing the trend for
The high street has picked up on one of our biggest
style worries and produced a wealth of beautiful, age-appropriate and
flattering long sleeved dresses. The best bit? These dresses are perfect
for all shapes and sizes – and it’s not about covering your shape in
swathes of material. The high street has designed some great long
sleeved designs for every figure, so we can all finally have our pick of
this season’s pretty dresses and fill our wardrobes to bursting point.
sure how to wear your dress? No problem – our fashion experts have
suggested shoes, cover-ups and accessories to go with each dress so that
you can look and feel your best. Shopping for your winter wardrobe has
never been easier.
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You no longer need to hide under swathes of
fabric, opting for black separates or lots of layers to hide unsightly
bingo wings. Instead, just click through our collection of the most
stylish long sleeved dresses on the high street and you can feel cool
and confident all season long.
Whatever your body shape or
budget, there’s a long sleeved dress for you that will flatter and
impress. From printed shift dresses with sleeves, to on-trend
seventies-style options and even special occasion styles you’ll fall
for, there is a figure fixing number for everyone in our round-up of the
best high street and designer pieces available now…
Dazzle from head to toe in this floor length sequin number from Warehouse. Gold or silver jewellery will go with this, and be sure to make your heels sky high for maximum impact.
This Coast dress looks great worn over opaque black tights and glitzed up with chunky gold jewellery. The gorgeous crimson hue and peplum sleeve make for a stunning occasion piece.
Simple yet sparkly, this Eliza J dress from House of Fraser is the subtle way to shine at a formal event, and cut in a fit to suit all figures. If you buy one dress for the party season, make it this staple.
Wearing crisp white to a party is daring (and asking for someone to slosh their red wine all over you!), but we couldn't resist this striking Reiss dress. Contrast with darker shades in your make up and accessories for an expensive-looking ensemble.
Geometric print, green and sparkly, this M&S dress is a serious contender for best party dress of the season. Team with black patent courts and a bold red lip - your party look, sorted.
Stand out in a sea of black dresses this season with this royal blue winner.With its lace panel and bright blue hue, Lorraine Kelly's collection at JD Williams is ticking all the winter trend boxes.
This Alice & Olivia dress isn't for the fainthearted, but if you're in the mood to wow a crowd and receive compliments, look no further than this stunning gown. A statement piece like this, made from fine silk, is worth the investment.
For a more formal affair, or if you just fancy looking extra sparkly, wear a headturning gown like this Gina Bacconi dress at John Lewis.
With the shelves awash with sequinned dresses, it's hard to find a frock that's suitable for the season if you aren't a fan of sparkles. Luckily, this Whistles dress works for winter or spring parties, and has an extra splash of colour for those dark dreary nights.
Look red carpet ready with this dress from French Connection. The diagonal stripes on the skirt draw the eye downwards for the illusion of a long lean figure, and the sparkle count will satisfy any party goer.