Updated: May 26, 2022
Lets find your wedding dress style, women are all different shapes and sizes. rectangle, apple, pear, hourglass…. As a bride, your goal is to highlight your best features with a wedding dress style that works with your specific silhouette. Have a look through our choices this might help you when you are looking through your favourite choices before you start wedding dress shopping.
Dresses that look best on hourglass figures. Choose a wedding dress that highlights your curves
Adorned with hundreds of bugle beads and sequins, this dress will make a style statement. Beaded straps complement a plunging sweetheart neckline, which is decorated with organic lace and on-trend stacked off-the-shoulder straps that are detachable for a more custom look. Lace adorns the bodice to create an interesting and dramatic pattern that lightens as it floats down the tulle skirt
This mermaid silhouette paired with a plunging sweetheart neckline creates an effortlessly sexy look in this plus-size wedding dress. Sparkling details in the intricate lace pattern in the bodice and through the waist add a glittering effect, beautifully catching the light with every step for head-to-toe sparkle.
Dresses that look best on apple figures.
If you have an apple shape, your goal is to minimize your midsection. Choose a wedding dress that highlights your shoulders like this satin sheath wedding dress from Stella York. It features an eye-catching beaded illusion neckline that draws attention to your neck, shoulder and bust.
Crafted with delectably soft cotton crepe, this fluid sheath silhouette echoes your natural, laid-back style with modern elegance. A V-neckline with wide straps mirrors the V-side cutouts, complementing the open square back detail with a fabric-button finish. The double-banded waist element brings the look together with waist-defining detail
This wedding dress features tulle straps that tie into a loose bow just atop the shoulders, while eyelash laces add an old-world feel along the soft V-neckline. Fine vintage laces lay over the sheer bodice, gently falling over onto the Capri chiffon skirt.
Dresses that look best on rectangular figures.
If you have a rectangular figure, you’ll want to wear a wedding dress with volume details at the bust and hips. Fitted sheaths also work well with “boyish” shapes. And, wedding dresses with bias cuts and ruching create the illusion of curves. Below are a few of our favorite dresses for women with rectangular figures.
The sheer bodice has hand-placed lace and is created with corset-style exposed boning for full support. The full, clean and simple skirt has pockets mixed with traditional pleating, which gives the gown a modern update and allows the skirt to maintain its shape throughout your wedding.
A very modern statement, a curved V-neckline and thin straps complement the wide waistband of the matte Mikado bodice, flattering the shape. The silhouette then falls into a larger-than-life ballgown skirt of tiered tulle
Dresses that look best on pear figures.
If your body is pear shaped, you can balance your figure by wearing a wedding dress that accentuates your bust and slims your hips. Wedding dresses with embellished and/or strapless bodices and A-line skirts work best. V-necks, scoop-necks and sweetheart necklines also work great to draw the eye up and away from the middle.
Fit for a queen. Embossed glimmer tulle with an inventive linear design throughout pairs with silver and ivory sparkle details on the bold swirling patterns for a dazzling effect. The off-the-shoulder strap and A-line skirt create a timeless feel, with a masterfully-designed bodice providing ultimate support for the plus-size bride.
This plus-size wedding dress pairs a timeless ballgown silhouette with swirling lace patterns for a classic bridal look with a twist. The plunging V-neckline features gorgeous lace for a classic but textured effect, with expert design and subtle illusion tulle providing secure comfort and structure for the plus-size bride.
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