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Ready To Shop For Your Wedding Gown? Here’s What You Need To Know About Silhouettes

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Ready To Shop For Your Wedding Gown? Here’s What You Need To Know About Silhouettes

First, you deserve to be congratulated. So here it goes: Congratulations! You are moving onto the next chapter of your life after finding that dream partner. Your engagement has been swell and now it’s time to plan for the day you’ll say “I DO,” and as we all know, the most important thing, besides you and your groom, is finding the perfect dress! So we’re going to help you figure out how to shop for your wedding gown by understanding the different silhouettes out there.

Every bride agrees on one thing: ‘shopping for your wedding gown can be overwhelming,’ however, with this guide, things are going to be different for your case. #yourcaseisdifferent.

Organized by silhouette type, we have compiled simple and effective tips to help you figure out how to shop for your wedding gown like a pro. With these tips, when you walk into the door of any store, you will be armed with the most important information to help you select the perfect gown based on your body type, in little time.

The Princess Gown

The princess/ball gown is perfect for most body types but can come off as overwhelmingly much on someone who is petite. If you’re petite and really love this gown type, be sure to wear really high heels to elevate against the drowning volume of the gown.

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@iamcarolynah


The A-line Dress

The A-line dress is a little more flowy with a fitted bodice through the waist that cascades down. This type of gown is ideal for all body types and very forgiving if you’re not on the curvy side or if your top half is a bit wider than your bottom half.

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Rebecca Ingram Astrid

Fit & Flare / Trumpet Gown

The fit & flare / trumpet gown is a modified A-line merged with a mermaid cut. It’s perfect for ladies with fuller bodies or brides looking to accentuate their waist.

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Maggie Sottero & Abbie Lynette


Mermaid Dress

This has to be a favourite for many brides because it works best to show off your curves, especially if you have an hourglass figure. It is sexy and sleek and fits from the top to the knee then flares out.

@jideodukoya

Column/Sheath Gown

If you have a lean or athletic frame then a column gown will look great on you. It is also great for hourglass figures because it has a narrow shape that follows the curve of your body from the neckline to the hem. Note, it’s best to avoid a tube-style column gown if  you have wider shoulders.

@sima_brew


The Contemporary Jumpsuit

This is for the bride who wants something unique and untraditional. A bridal jumpsuit works well for ladies with a slender frame.

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Maggie Sottero

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