Family news News & Gossip 12 of the best party dresses to suit your shape From pear shaped and petite to athletic and hourglass, we have found the perfect partywear for all shapes and sizes 1 of Ad break TU black dress, £40APPLE SHAPE You can't go wrong with a little black dress, especially one as flattering as this. Available from TU Sainsburys, sizes 8-24 Marisota maxi dress, £70APPLE SHAPE Go Grecian in this elegant maxi dress with flattering waist detail. Available from Marisota, sizes 12-32 Next floral dress, £60ATHLETIC SHAPE Show off those long, lean pins in this pretty floral, figure-hugging number. Comes in petite, regular and tall sizes. Available from Next, sizes 6-22 Phase Eight maxi dress, £130ATHLETIC SHAPE A gorgeous festive red, flattering wrap detail and cute cap sleeves. This glamourous dress seems will see you through Christmas and beyond. Available from Phase Eight, sizes 8-20 Continue slideshow > Phase Eight floral dress, £150HOURGLASS Show off those curves in this cool floral number, reminiscent of outfits as seen in Mad Men. Available from Phase Eight, sizes 8-20 BHS sequin dress, £70HOURGLASS This dress has the ideal festive combo of sequins and silk. Available from BHS, sizes 8-20 ASOS maternity dress, £60MATERNITY Give your bump a touch of flower power with this floral chiffon, skater style dress Available from ASOS, sizes 8-16 Tiffany Rose lace maternity dress, £169MATERNITY You will be the belle of any Christmas ball in this elegant lace maternity dress, available in other colours. Available from Tiffany Rose, sizes 6-20 Continue slideshow > Eucalyptus skater dress, £99PEAR Sweetheart neckline, skater style skirt, polkadot pattern - this dress sure knows how to party! Available from Eucalyptus, sizes XS-L Phase Eight, £150PEAR This is MFM's favourite party dress of the season. With beautiful lace detailing and gorgeous jaqcard print - race you to the till! Available from Phase Eight, sizes 8-18 Matalan petite party dress, £30PETITE A bright blue colour and eye-catching sequins make this dress a real conversation starter. Available from Matalan, sizes 8-20 River Island brocade dress, £80PETITE This gold and black baroque dress will be the talk of the party. Available from River Island, sizes 6-18 By Catherine Hudson Last updated on 27 November 2012 Comments Daily deals from top retailers Latest on MadeForMums Costa apologises for refusing mum hot water to warm baby milk Mila Kunis, Shayne Ward and Jensen Ackles reveal VERY unusual baby names Must-have toys for Christmas from the biggest sellers Has anyone else caught their Elf on the Shelf slacking off?