Today we ask one of the most important questions in your wedding dress shopping journey: “How do you find the perfect dress for your body type?” We recommend starting with the right silhouette for your body shape, whether that be hourglass, rectangle, petite, pear-shaped, or busty. You’re not likely to fit squarely into one category, but you can combine tips from each style to find the perfect wedding dress for your body type, no matter your shape!
Let’s start with these simple tips to help you find the perfect wedding dress for your body type.
If your hips and bust are nearly equal in size and you have a well-defined waist that’s narrower than both, you have an hourglass shape.
Dresses that flatter your body shape
If you have a smaller chest, hips and undefined curves, your body shape is a rectangle.
Zoe (narrow plunging neckline)
3) Pear shape
The pear shape body is characterized by wider hips and a smaller upper body. Other caharacteristics include narrow shoulders and smaller bust.
4) Inverted triangle / Busty
Inverted triangle body shapes tend to have broader shoulders, fuller bust which are wider than their lower body.
One more question to consider when looking for the perfect wedding dress for your body type:
Should I let go of my insecurities and listen to feedback from my close friends and family?
Every bride has things she likes and doesn’t like about her body. It’s important to find a dress that fits your personality and preferences, but don’t let your inner critic take over in the process. We’re willing to bet your loved ones, most importantly your sweetheart, have a much more forgiving perception of your gorgeous features than you do. Moreverover, if you're really unsure, ask your bridal stylist for an unbiased third opinions!
We hope these tips help you in finding wedding gowns that suit you body shape. However, these are only general guides and don't apply to every women and tastes. Pick what makes you comfortable and feel the most beautiful in!