Flatter your Body Shape with A-Line Dresses
“A-line” dresses are dresses that are narrower at the top, widening slowly towards the bottom. The A-line can actually refer to a dress or skirt silhouette as long as it is narrower at the top, flaring gently wider toward the bottom (and thereby resembling the letter A.) Combined with a raised-waist, the A-line shape flatters a majority of body shapes. The A-Line can be perfect to balance bottom-heavy silhouettes because the waist is right under the bust line, this shape shifts attention to the top of your body. An A-line with a raised-waste is can be one of your best options to hide a thicker waistline or heavier hips.
Not only that, but A-Lines come back every season and when done well, tend to be timeless. We always have a number of A-Lines in stock and below are a few great looks of current Jute and Jackfruit A-lines.
This colorful Merry Go Round dress by Kelly Lane is a knock-out for Fall and Winter. Made with structured organic cotton, the dress is easy to manage (doesnt wrinkle very easily), can be paired with any number of jackets or cardigans, belts or simply as is. Combine it with a Nahui Ollin moonlite clutch and you have the eco-chic outfit of the season.
Here the crochet dress by Indigenous Design in blue is beautifully paired with Leda handbag, made with over 500 recycled aluminum soda pull tabs. The crochet dress by Indigenous has a very low V-neck which can be worn as is for a sexy cleavage look, or paired with a fitted cami. The hand emroidered crochet work is done by women artisans in Peru. Indigenous Designs is one of very few Fair Trade apparel companies in the US and they are as far as I know, the first (celebrating 15 years this year).
The all-new organic cotton and Tencel Little Knit Dress is another flattering A-line this season. Hand knit, this highly comfortable stretchy dress is a perfect layer dress for work or evening cocktails. Pair with the little knit sleeves or any black cardigan or jacket. The knit fabric gives a one-of-a-kind, softer, feminine look.