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Wedding Dresses That Flatter Your Figure!

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Wedding Dresses That
Flatter Your Figure!

Do you know what wedding dress style would flatter your body type? Certain features in fashion can accentuate not only your awesome features, but your not-so-great features as well.  By knowing what works well with your figure, you’ll be able to walk down the aisle feeling confidently sexy!  Here are some tips on defining your body type and what to look for in your wedding dress. Click on a wedding dress style to see what that type of dress looks like.

Wedding Dresses That Flatter Your Figure!

FULL – HIPS
Look For: Avoid:
A-Line Silhouettes Sheaths
Overly Full Skirts
THICK-WAIST
Look For: Avoid:
Empire silhouette Princess silhouette
VERY SLENDER
Look For: Avoid:
Ball Gown silhouette
Spaghetti straps
Dropped waistlines
Flared skirts
Low necklines
FULL-FIGURED
Look For: Avoid:
A-Line silhouettes
Basque waistlines
Open necklines
Full skirts
Long sleeves
Spaghetti straps
Puffy sleeves
Open Clingy fabrics
Ruffles
Tulle skirts
PEAR-SHAPED
Look For: Avoid:
Ball Gown silhouette
Off the shoulder neckline
Detailed bodice and plain skirt
Bows in the back of your dress at hip level
HOUR-GLASS
Look For: Avoid:
Sheath silhouette
Mermaid silhouette
Portrait necklines
“V” necklines
Strapless dresses
Too much beading and detailing
Full or ruffled gowns
High necklines
Puffed sleeves
PETITE FIGURES
Look For: Avoid:
Sheath silhouette
Princess silhouette
Empire waist
High necklines
Short sleeve or sleeveless with long gloves
Ball Gown silhouette
Belts or waist seams
Detailing on the bottom of the skirt
SMALL BUST
Look For: Avoid:
Jewel neckline
V-neckline if a “B” or “C” cup
Bateau neckline
Strapless gowns
Sleeveless gowns
V-necklines if an “A” cup
LARGE BUST
Look For: Avoid:
A-Line silhouette
Sweetheart neckline
Strapless gowns
Jewel necklines
Halter neckline
V-necklines if over a “C” cup
Spaghetti straps
Empire gowns
BROAD SHOULDERS
Look For: Avoid:
Strapless gowns Off the shoulder necklines
Jewel necklines
Bateau necklines
Oversized sleeves