Empire waist features the waist line falling right under the bust. It is common to see cocktail dresses with empire waist. Especially, those women with not hourglass body shape are quite fond of this style. For example, if you are apple shaped figure featuring a bit fat on your waist, an empire waist cocktail dress is suitable for you to hide your waist. In addition, if you are vexed about your petite figure, the dress with empire waist also can help you elongate your body and make you look much taller. So, empire waist has maintained its popularity up to date. Here are three styles of empire wait which might help you opt for a wonderful cocktail dress with such waist line.
Baby doll style
Baby dolls feature a sexy bodice with empire waist and sheer fabric over the stomach. What is more, large billows and a lot of volume are particularly useful for those slender females to create the illusion of volume. Look at This fabulous cocktail gown which is formed of sparking beadwork halter neckline and a sexy bodice with peep hole and empire waist and open back, speaking of beauty and mature side.
With elastic belt
For petite girls, on the one hand, you might hope the cocktail dress with empire waist can help to create a much taller look, on the other hand, you are longing for accenting your curves. So, you can choose the gowns with a tight fitting elastic belt under the bust which is sure to create a new look and make your bust line more charming.
It is true that some cocktail gowns with empire waist will make you look like a pregnant woman. In order to avoid creating this appearance, the dress with a band is your nice choice to show off your whittled waist. However, the empire waist is created by having a band of elastic or gathers rather than a small seam under the bust. The advantage is that the fabric is close to your body and can highlight your waist. It looks quite great on those females who have got slim top body.