Wedding Gowns 101


Hello Loves,

Step one: Find the man.
Step two: Find the dress.

Let’s face it, we all come in different shapes and sizes and so should our wedding dresses,so there is a style out there perfect for each one of us.

While many brides-to-be can’t wait to begin the hunt for their special dress,the truth of the matter is that sifting through all the lace,trains and tulle isn’t always easy,with all those different wedding styles out there,it may be difficult to know which one will flatter your figure best. Well good news is that I am here to help.

When out searching for your dream wedding gown,you’ll likely begin by looking at the style which will look best for your shape. There are five popular styles of wedding dresses and here’s how to make sense of all the different styles to score a wedding dress that flatters your figure.

   💖 A-Line


Named after the shape of the dress visually creates,this style is classic and simple. Its the most versatile and flattering of all the wedding styles,its fitted around the bodice as it flares out into an A-shape and falls to the ground. Its length can range from above the knee to full length that flows into a large train,and it can be made with everything from free flowing silks to heavier fabrics such as satin. The style is extremely popular as it is flattering to just about anyone,no matter what your body type. For the pear shaped figure,its a top choice as it hugs the natural curves of the upper body,thus accentuating the top half.

💖 Ball Gown

Here comes Cinderella!
This is a style of dress that fairy tales are made of. Its a classic and elegant look is composed of a form fitting bodice, that leads down to a very full,floor length skirt. It flatters most figures and is especially good at hiding large hips,also its very flattering to brides with narrow hips as it can give you a more curvy look. For a large bust the ball gown style will create an hour glass look.

💖 Empire Waist


Starting with a high waist seam that begins just beneath a fitted bustline,the skirt style can flow freely or be more fitted while falling with a slight flare. This style is flattering to those with thicker waist as it sweep softly over your curves. It flattering for brides with a smaller bust since it draws attention to the neckline.

💖 Dropped Waist


Its very chic and contemporary. It drop and flares out slightly below the waistline around your hip area. Dropped waist design can vary from simple and elegant to intricate and detailed. If you want to flaunt your shape,this is the style for you.

💖 Trumpet Fit

Presenting an exceptionally beautiful silhouette, these head turning dresses are relatively form fitting through the torso and hips and begin to flare out around mid-thigh. This creates a very figure flattering shape and provides room around the legs to walk comfortably. Its a nice option for curvy brides.

💖 Mermaid



This cut is a very sexy look that highlights a woman’s curves. It comes in various versions from strapless,to harter to trumpet flare and even flamenco – so the sky is the limit. Mermaid gowns hug the body all the way down to the knees,where the dress flares out. It screams sophistication and elegance yet it can be chosen for a barefoot beach wedding. Its perfect for brides with hour glass figures.

💖 Sheath


Simple, sleek and elegant,this sheath style can fall nearly straight down from the neckline to the hem,or it can hug the curves accentuating the torso waist and hips. This silhouette looks great on brides with sleek features.

Thanks for reading
                Live and Love.

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