Sunday, January 18, 2015

Classic Styles of Wedding Gowns You Should Know

Facing so many kinds of wedding gowns, you should know which style can flatter you, and which style can accent your features. Thus you should get familiar with the different silhouettes of wedding dresses, here are some classic styles of wedding gowns, read on and find your one.

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Empire Wedding Dress: Empire gowns have a raised waistline that starts right under the bust, flowing to a skirt that skims over the hips then flairs slightly to the floor. This romantic silhouette is flattering to most body types and is particularly flattering to small-breasted women.

A-Line Wedding Dress: The A-line or princess dress has no marked waist and the vertical seams flow from the shoulders down to a flared skirt, creating an "A" shape. If you carry your weight in the middle, this silhouette is a nice choice.

Ball Gown Wedding Dress: These gowns are normally quite formal, reminding you of Cinderella. The bodice is fitted with a very full skirt. Ball gowns can be long-sleeved, sleeveless or anywhere in between. The full skirt of a ball gown can hide large hips and thighs.

Mermaid Wedding Dress: As the name indicates, the mermaid dress is contoured against the body then the gown flows out beginning around the knees. This is the sexiest of the styles. If you're confident in your body, a mermaid dress can show off your curves.

Sheath Wedding Dress: The sheath or column dress has a slim shape that follows close to the line of the body. The straight design doesn't allow for many body flaws. The long lines of a sheath gown can elongate the look of your body. Therefore this type of dress can work well for short brides.

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