Every lady desires to look perfect on her wedding or other formal public occasions. The fit guide below provides some information that may be useful for you when choosing a perfect style for your body type and theme.
Universally flattering, the A-line silhouette really is a girl’s best friend. By gently flaring from the shoulders down, it skims curves rather than clinging to them, to create an elegant silhouette. Is This Style for You? If you’re petite A-Line adds the illusion of length; if you’re tall it can add fullness, and if you’ve got curves you’d rather cover, the A-line does that too.
The most traditional of all dress silhouettes, the ball gown adds curves by accentuating the waist and flowing gracefully into a full skirt. The skirt is great at hiding full hips and creating a gorgeous hourglass figure.
Is This Style for You? A perfect choice for formal or “fairy-tale” inspired events, the ball gown style makes a wonderfully classic wedding dress. Look great on most body types.
Figure-hugging column dresses come in a variety of strapless and backless styles. This modern style has become popular among brides who want a chic or beach wedding.
Is This Style for You? An elegant choice for anyone with broad shoulders or slender, athletic builds, it can also elongate a petite figure. However, if there are certain areas you’d rather not accentuate, its clingy design might not be the style for you.
Also known as the trumpet or “fit and flare”, mermaid dresses are fitted at the top and flair dramatically around the knee.
Is This Style for You? Mermaid silhouettes accentuate the bust, waist and hips giving an hourglass figure, so it is perfect for showing off your curves.
Fit and Flare
This style dress is fitted through the waist and flaring out at or below the hips. This dress shape is sure to be a hit with a woman’s movement and effortless cool. This dress style works for every woman on the planet, for a few fabulous reasons: a.) It’ll never go out of style. b.) It lets you highlight your best features c.) It’s available from petites to plus size, in solids and prints.
The Empire style has a fitted bodice ending just below the bust, giving a high-waisted appearance, and a gathered skirt which is long and loosely fitting but skims the body rather than being supported by voluminous petticoats. The outline is especially flattering to pear shapes wishing to disguise the stomach area or emphasize the bust. The shape of the dress also helps to lengthen the body’s appearance.