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Hi. I haven't worn a dress for over ten years! I like dresses and now that I'm a size 12 I feel I could probably wear some now. Problem is I don't really know if it looks ok or not. Would some of you ladies please post pics in every day dresses or sun dresses so I can get an idea of how there supposed to look. I'm about 5'5" and 179 lbs... size 12... Help!

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What is your body shape? That plays a huge role in what types of dresses will look good on you.

You know the saying...everything is not for everybody. :)

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Or you can Google "wear to work dresses" or "day dresses" to see what they should look like.

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Thanks.. that's true... here's a recent pic of me... not the best but you'll get the idea

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Wrap dresses are usually pretty flattering. banana republic has a line in every color. I bought a snake print wrap dress at kohls last week.

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Wrap dresses are usually pretty flattering. Banana republic has a line in every color. I bought a snake print wrap dress at kohls last week.

Thanks, I'll check it out

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Or you can Google "wear to work dresses" or "day dresses" to see what they should look like.

Yeah, I tried that but I already know what they look like on models. ..

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Great idea! Dresses were my savior during my wt loss period. You can wear them everyday, even if u lose 20lbs & with tights& boots winter to summer transition is do-able. Unlike my damn pants that kept falling down& revealing my plumber butt on the daily. Hrrmph. Wraps, color blocking, slim inset dresses all help.

I must really respect the ppl on this forum to allow all my embarrassing selfies on here. I'm indecisive in dressing rooms. I'm 5'4 & 165lbs to 135 in these pics.

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Seela, try Chico's. Their dresses are very flattering and comfortable. I'm wearing one in a pic in my photo gallery if you want to check it out.

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You could totally rock out in a little black dress! Is it a special occasion dress?

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Great idea! Dresses were my savior during my wt loss period. You can wear them everyday, even if u lose 20lbs & with tights& boots winter to summer transition is do-able. Unlike my damn pants that kept falling down& revealing my plumber butt on the daily. Hrrmph. Wraps, color blocking, slim inset dresses all help.

I must really respect the ppl on this forum to allow all my embarrassing selfies on here. I'm indecisive in dressing rooms. I'm 5'4 & 165lbs to 135 in these pics.

I LOVE that dress in pic #2. Where is it from if you don't mind me asking. :)

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Great idea! Dresses were my savior during my wt loss period. You can wear them everyday, even if u lose 20lbs & with tights& boots winter to summer transition is do-able. Unlike my damn pants that kept falling down& revealing my plumber butt on the daily. Hrrmph. Wraps, color blocking, slim inset dresses all help.

I must really respect the ppl on this forum to allow all my embarrassing selfies on here. I'm indecisive in dressing rooms. I'm 5'4 & 165lbs to 135 in these pics.

Super cute! Thank you so much for sharing, you look great. I just didn't even know where to start so this gives me some great ideas

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Seela, try Chico's. Their dresses are very flattering and comfortable. I'm wearing one in a pic in my photo gallery if you want to check it out.

Oh, awesome, I've never been there but we actually have one in my town. I always thought of it as a skinny woman place. .. keep forgetting I can shop anywhere now. I'm definitely going this weekend!

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You could totally rock out in a little black dress! Is it a special occasion dress?

Ahh thanks! No, not really, just thinking maybe I could wear something other than jeans or capris. I would just really like some cute summer dresses and I didn't know where to start. I'm really hard on myself and to be honest the last time I wore a dress I had a flat stomach. So far every dress I've tried on is like empire waist and I just can't help but feel even more fat. It's my stomach, I can hide it in jeans but summer dresses, not yet. I'm going to try some of the suggestions here though, thanks

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Great idea! Dresses were my savior during my wt loss period. You can wear them everyday, even if u lose 20lbs & with tights& boots winter to summer transition is do-able. Unlike my damn pants that kept falling down& revealing my plumber butt on the daily. Hrrmph. Wraps, color blocking, slim inset dresses all help. I must really respect the ppl on this forum to allow all my embarrassing selfies on here. I'm indecisive in dressing rooms. I'm 5'4 & 165lbs to 135 in these pics.

I'm loving the third one on you. It looks amazing thx

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