Party Dresses for All Body Types
Tall or short, big or small— any body can look sensuous this holiday season.
By Katherine B. Weissman
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the December 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Kristin Chenoweth, actress and singer
Being 4'11" and 92 pounds is a fashion challenge. "Women roll their eyes at this, but having boobs and no torso is tricky to dress," says Chenoweth, 41, who starred in Broadway's Wicked and the more recent TV series Pushing Daisies. This strapless satin number has a leg-lengthening Empire waist, and the skirt is poufy but scaled down, so it doesn't overwhelm her. Even boots can party if they're fancy enough.
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