3. Stick to graphic high contrast prints that have a dark base. The deep background color will sharpen the overall shape, so even bright and light color accents won’t blow you up.
Ali Ro printed boat neck sheath dress ( $129.99, lordandtaylor.com)
Catherine Malandrino Adele Embroidery Dress ($416.50, shopbop.com)
4. Look for empire dresses that contrast a solid top and print skirt or vice versa. This allows you to play down problem areas while playing up good ones in the same dress without wearing separates.
Teeze Me charmeuse dress with print empire top and solid skirt ($69, dillards.com)
Urban Outfitter’s Urban Renewal Lace Up Remnant dress with black knit top and print skirt ( $58, urbanoutfitters.com)