Then most flattering gown for your body shape

28 May 2015
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Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, and most of the time, a bride is always breathtaking just by virtue of her being the bride. However, nothing can detract from a bride's beauty quite like an ill-fitting or unflattering gown. Baring flesh where it looks like it shouldn't be visible or a petite bride drowning in a huge ball gown are some of the things that can be avoided by taking your body shape into consideration when choosing your gown.

Petite brides
Small framed brides; those slender and/or short should avoid huge ballgowns, as they tend to swallow them. Petite brides should avoid overwhelming their small frame; choose structured trumpet styles instead. They will show off your frame and let you, not the dress, be the star of the show.


Plus-size brides

Whether you want to create the illusion of a smaller frame or celebrate your curves, we've got you covered. Thicker fabrics such as taffeta are ideal for curvy brides because they smooth everything out, creating a streamlined silhouette. Strapless styles can make shoulders look wider, so consider going for a dress with thicker straps or cap sleeves. Avoid bodices that are heavily beaded or embellished. Te most important advice for finding a wedding dress is to know your body shape. Top-heavy brides with hourglass figures look great in trumpet silhouettes, whereas an A-line cut is better if you're bottom-heavy, and apple-shaped brides look best in empire dresses or ballgowns.


Busty Bride

If you've got it, (tastefully) flaunt it! Brides who are gifted in the decolletage area shouldn't try too hard to hide it, because in trying to cover it up too much, you could have the opposite effect and having every one of your guests' eyes going...there. A sweetheart, V-neck, or scoop neck are flattering
Also, if you don't mind showing some skin, an off-the-shoulder look may be the right wedding dress that flatters a big bust. Avoid a high neckline, it will make your bust look bigger; also avoid halter-top styles. Be tasteful when showing cleavage (heaven knows we have plenty of it). There's a fine line between classy and trashy. Keep your neckline and bust line simple. It's best to avoid large embellishments, heavy bead-work or other large details on the bodice. It will be the first place people look and we're trying to downplay this area.


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