Dresses for your body style

Posted in Wedding Dresses & Gowns

Every bride dreams about her wonderful wedding and the perfect wedding dress is an important element of this dream. Thus they all spend a long time looking for perfect wedding dresses but they are not aware of the fact that in order to ease the entire process they can simply look at dress designers instead of a wide selection of dresses. As long as you consider several attributes such as personality and physical appearance you have better chances to find easily the dresses for your body style which also must fit into the wedding theme.

In order to ensure that you feel and look great in your dress, you should take into consideration your body structure make a choice accordingly. If you are a tall woman then you are definitely a happy bride because any dress style can suit you. A-line wedding dresses, straight and mermaid dresses will highlight your silhouette while Empire-line dresses as well bouquets which are not suitable for your body shape will certainly disadvantage you. A-line style also suits apple-shaped brides who have the upper body wider than the lower body because it helps them to maintain the proportion of the two areas of the body. On the other hand, petite brides should opt for A-line dresses which are designed to lengthen the body while sheath-style will make them look shorter.

Pear-shaped brides are usually characterized by narrow shoulders, wide hips and a small waist which means that they should opt for wedding dresses that will create equilibrium between the torso and the bust and will let the impression that the hips are smaller. A-line princess wedding dresses are perfect to this type of body but they can also opt for the drop waist wedding dress style, strapless and empire dresses, V-neck, bateau neckline, off the shoulder dresses, ball gown and diagonal draping. Of course, there are certain styles they should avoid such as trumpet and mermaid dresses and fabrics that are too flowing.

On the other side, brides who have the column shape, be it tall or a short woman, should opt for empire line dresses or elaborate ball gown wedding dresses which will make them look stunning. Hour glass figures are characterized by a small waist with bust and hips of the same width which means that wedding dresses with corset are ideal for brides with these body shapes. Apart from this, off-the-shoulder, A-line dresses, mermaid and trumpet styles and sweetheart necklines will help these brides to capitalize on their strengths but they must definitely avoid ball gowns, the empire style as well as fabrics that are too tight.

The most suitable dress for a full figure is one that disguises the voluptuous upper body and this selection of dresses can include A-line dresses, dropped-waist A-line and flat-front ball gowns, scoop and V-necks and even empire with a high waist. Brides who have this type of body shape should avoid A-line wedding dresses that start at the chest, spaghetti straps and sheath dresses, pleated fabrics and everything that will add some pounds.

There are many methods that you can use in order to find dresses for your body style but if you bear in mind the aforementioned things, the shopping experience will be great and you will have the ideal dress for the perfect wedding day.