Bridal styles for curvy girls
Your wedding dress should make you feel beautiful and confident no matter your shape or size. There are now so many flattering and sexy styles for curvy brides. So, why not show it off on your big day in something that will flatter your figure? Keep reading to find out the best wedding dresses to choose!
What silhouette to choose
Believe it or not, all wedding dress silhouettes look stunning on a curvy bride; it’s all about the balance and proportions within the fabric and design. Ballgowns are all girls’ dream of being a fairytale princess, so when better than to wear it on your wedding day! It’s the epitome of beauty and the perfect romantic and dreamy look to walk down the aisle in. Mermaid dresses will sculpt your hour-glass figure and will make you look slim and sexy. From tulle skirts to lace, it can look simple and elegant or sparkling and extravagant. You can’t go wrong with a traditional A-line gown. The full skirt skims your curves with clean lines from the waist to the floor making you look and feel fabulous. Sheath styles fall the same but with less volume towards the skirt hem. They are exert elegance and are very comfortable to wear.
Waistlines to cinch you in
A high-waisted silhouette is great for brides with fuller hips. With a well fitted corset bodice to cinch you in right, support and lift your busts and fit like a glove, it will surely make your curves look great on your wedding day.
Empire waistlines are also great at elongating your frame and redirecting attention away from your waist or hips to the bust. Accentuate your waistline and bust with subtle embellishments for a little glam.
Oftentimes women can be self-conscious about their arms so luckily long sleeve wedding dresses are always a timeless look. A full illusion sleeve is elegant and breath-taking. If you’re not keen on having sheer sleeves, opt for a heavier lace motif with more coverage.
For opaque sleeves, crepe is an excellent fabric choice for full or ¾ length sleeves. They add sophistication to a wedding dress and are perfect during the colder months.
Necklines to flatter your decolletage
Sweetheart, bateau, scoop and v-necklines work wonderfully on wedding gowns. A sweetheart neckline has a delicate and feminine line that accentuates your decolletage by enhancing or creating the illusion of curves. This style is commonly featured as an illusion neckline where the top part of the bodice is sheer or semi-sheer. Scoop and v-necklines elongate your torso and draws attention to your face and cinched waistline, away from your arms and hips. Bateau necklines sit horizontally across your collarbone and are extremely elegant. The wide neck also visually balances out wider hips.
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