Apple-shaped or inverted triangle bodies are larger on top and smaller below. Weight is carried around the middle, no defined waist or an undesired tummy but you can show case great legs and attractive prom dress by creating balance between a large bust and shoulders and thinner legs.
Girls with this shape often have a short neck and it is important to make the neck look longer by wearing tops with a v-neckline dresses. Empire gowns look best on this type of figure. The high waist de-emphasizes your mid-section and lengthens your overall silhouette. A soft princess seamed dress, a strapless dress with corseted top will always work for your event
Empire lines and babydolls prom dresses take the attention away from the middle and give the looser fit. Try to create hourglass illusion by wearing full skirt or A-line dresses.
Dark and solid colors for tops look great for apple shapes because they create a more balanced look with their slimmer legs. Play up nice cleavage with a peek. Avoid full sleeves or puffy sleeves.