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Silhouette Guide for Wedding Dresses

Picking out a wedding dress for your special is a very exciting , but sometimes challenging task. Between the endless list of options, styles and the confusing terminology, picking the perfect gown can seem hard. In today's blog, we will give you a quick guide to breakdown some of the various wedding gown silhouettes available.


The A-Line Wedding Dress is a very popular style that complements all body types. They are fitted at the top and gradually become wider toward the bottom of the dress. The shape of this dress looks like a capital A. This type of dress naturally highlights the bust while slimming the waist and skimming over the hips.

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A Mermaid dress is a glamorous dress that is shapes like a mermaid tail. This type of dress is fitted on the body from the chest to the knee, then flares out close to the knee. The result is a very sexy and feminine style that highlights a brides curves.

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A Trumpet wedding dress fits similarly to a Mermaid dress. It hugs the body and gradually flares outward. The flare for a trumpet style wedding dress starts at the mid-thigh. This creates a trumpet-like silhouette and may make it a bit easier for the bride to move around.

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Ball Gown

The Ball Gown is an instant classic and glamorous wedding dress that fits every body type. It is a full-length dress that features a fitted bodice and full skirt. This type of dress is perfect for brides who want to feel like a princess on their big day.

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A Column dress, also known as a Sheath dress, is a narrow shaped dress that flows straight down from the neckline to the hem. This type of dress is designed to gently hug the body, showcasing your figure in the process. This style is Ideal for lean frames and athletic body types.

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Empire wedding dresses are considered to be comfortable and casual. This type of dress features a raised waistline that sits just below the bust that fits any body style beautifully. The rest of the dress then loosely flows down to the hem. It also gives an illusion of a little extra height.

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