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10 Evening Dresses That Will Flatter Taller Figures

As many women on the taller end of the spectrum will know, shopping can be tricky when it comes to finding the perfect hemline. Maxi dresses become midis, flares become culottes, and tempers become frayed. It’s a situation that Nadine Abdel Aziz knows well, with the influencer opening up about dressing for her 1.8m tall shape in our July/August issue. “Snug, tailored pieces work for my hourglass body type,” she said. “Stretchy materials hug my body, while soft fabrics like knits and silk blends gently drape over my curves. I avoid low-rise pants since they make my hips look wider and my legs shorter.” Based on her tried-and-tested formula, we’ve pulled together our edit of evening dresses designed to flatter tall figures, to help see you through summer soirées in style. We’ll also be bringing you more on dressing for a range of body types throughout the season, so stay tuned…

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Main image: Nadine Abdel Aziz. Photographed by Ziga Mihelcic for Vogue Arabia, July/August 2018

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