Find the Best Wedding Dress for Your Body Type

Wedding Dresses
Perfect wedding dresses for your body type

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When it comes to buying a wedding dress, brides should look for two things: fit and style. Different body types require different design considerations. For example, a petite bride will want a gown with a natural waist, as opposed to a drop waist, to make her legs look longer. Meanwhile, a plus-size bride will love how a fit-and-flare gown makes her waist look teeny-tiny. Brides with hourglass shapes should consider a gown with a belt and an A-line silhouette since it shrinks the hips. The softly-draped, retro-inspired dress by BHLDN pictured above would be perfect for curvier girls since it flatters the body in all the right places thanks to the waist-cinching sash.

Want even more helpful shopping tips for finding the right dress for your shape? Then click the below link to see all 35+ dress options! We found everything from princess-approved ball gowns to sleek and modern strapless sheaths that will flatter and flaunt your assets.

Click through the full slideshow to see how to find the perfect wedding dress for your body type.

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