A Brief Introduction to Wedding Dress StylesSeptember 13, 2023
Every woman in the world wants to look fabulous on her big day. This needs great efforts to achieve the effect. One of the most important aspects is the wedding dress. Today I’ll going to introduce the major wedding dress styles and help you to choose the wedding dress style which flatters your body most.
Generally speaking, there are five major bridal dress styles in terms of the silhouette of a dress. They are A-line/Princess, Empire, Mermaid/Fishtail, Ball Gown, and Column.
A-line or Princess line dress can be called the most ideal and most populous one because it almost suits every one. The A-line dress is characterized by a shape that is fitted around the bodice and flows out to the ground with the outline of uppercase A. This kind of dress can slimmer your waist and flatter your bust. Due to its classic and simple style, the A-line dress can be worn in any occasion, varying from a quite backyard, a traditional church ceremony to a beach wedding ceremony. In a word, A-line dress is pretty versatile, you can stand out your strong points of body or hide those of which you are not so pound by add simple modifications to neckline, waistline or fabric etc.
An empire dress features a shape with a raised waistline and a virtually straight line past the hips. It is especially appropriately for those bridals have a small bust or a broad waist. Like the A-line, the empire dress is also very versatile. The sleeve on an empire dress ranges in length from a long, bell sleeves for a chilly winter wedding to a sleek, sleeveless terrific design for an outdoor summer ceremony. Light fabrics such as chiffon, silk contribute to a graceful and romantic effect.
A column dress, also referred as a sheath, is fitted with a straight skirt. It tends to hug the body so that it shows all curves. There are many ways to change the overall look of a column dress. Different necklines, sleeve length, skirts length and fabrics can give a totally fresh look of the dress. A willowy bridal bride, tall or short, in a column dress is definitely the focus of the wedding. Due to its design, a column dress is not a good choice for those plump bridals. Besides, the bride in a column dress may have constrictions on your movement such as sit and dance.
The ball gown has a full skirt and is most suitable for a large and traditional. Trains are perfect with the ball gown, both cathedral length train and brush lent train. A ball gown can flatter your from head to toe if you have a full bust and a small hip. But for those petite bridals, it not wise to wear a ball gown dress because it make you smaller and seem to disappear into skirt. Anyway, the A-line is a better choice for petite bride.
A mermaid dress, also known as hourglass, is tightly fitted to the body from chest to knee. This is a pretty sexy look which highlights the curves of a woman. So bridals need to be very confident to their figures and be sure that you are comfortable to sit and walk in a mermaid dress. What’s more, brides also need to pay attention to the under wears beneath the dress for it’s likely to reveal the outline of under wears, which makes brides come to an embarrassing situation.
After you have a general idea about the dress styles in terms of silhouette, it is much easier to pick the perfect dress on your big day.