Wear simple dresses that fit your curves and show off your best points, such as a narrow waist, generous bust or great legs. Shorter dresses look best on short women, but don’t go too short. While you have no need to hide behind your clothes, overly revealing styles aren’t flattering either. Nov 28, · Thanks. A a short fat woman myself, this was a hub which came from the heart. CZCZCZ from Oregon on October 13, This is a great hub for those that fit the description. Voted up so more people see it as this hub has many good ideas and helpful. Lesley Charalambides (author) from New Hampshire on October 06, Don't give up.