When some of your maids are full-figured and others petite, the dress shapes can be different—let color unify them.
Left: A ruched top that wraps around the bodice and ties in back creates curves for a small-busted figure. The red silk-doupioni cocktail dress falls just below the knee. About $298, Watters. Shoes, Stuart Weitzman. Earrings and bracelet, Blair Delmonico, 212-246-6580.
Right: The shirred bodice of this strapless A-line cocktail dress instantly slims a plus-size bust. An airy chiffon wrap complements the silk-doupioni frock and offers chic camouflage for less-than-toned arms. Dress, about $308, wrap, about $85; Watters. Earrings, Monet Jewelry, 800-555-9838.