The dress itself is very flattering on all figures, even if you don’t have big hips like me you can “cheat” a little and cinch the waist with a thick belt. I would just advise that if you have a short torso like mine, that you keep the belt on your waist so it looks its best. I also want to go on record and say that PETITE WOMEN CAN ROCK LONG DRESSES, TOO! I’m going to go against the grain and say YOU CAN wear them. I buy and wear them all the time. I think they are great to elongate the body. The trick for me is to only wear body con and fit and flare cuts. You don’t want to wear dresses with too much fabric that can swallow your small frame.
Experiment with your body and wear what makes YOU feel your best!