22 Plus Size Wedding Dresses to Flatter and Flaunt Your Curves

From slip dresses to ball gowns to mini dresses.

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No matter your size or your shape, your wedding dress should make you feel beautiful and empowered, it should enhance your best assets and most importantly, it should fit you perfectly. With so many options to choose from, wedding dress shopping can seem daunting but luckily we've done the work for you by curating an edit of stunning plus size wedding dresses in a multitude of silhouettes and styles to flatter and flaunt your figure.

When you embark on your wedding dress search, first identify what assets you want to accentuate. If you love your shoulders then opt for a strapless or off-the-shoulder number. If you love your decolletage, then take the plunge with a deep-v neckline. If you want to show off those legs, go for a mini dress or a gown with a daring high slit. Then, let waist-cinching fabrics, glamorously slimming ruched bodices, and curve-skimming silhouettes do the rest!

From slip dresses to ballgowns to flirty frocks, it's time to celebrate your curves with the best plus size wedding dresses for every style and budget.

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Best Deep-V Neckline: BHLDN V-Neck Stretch Crepe Dress

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A plunging V-neckline will always be flattering and elongating. This stretch-crepe dress has some give but it also smoothes and hugs your body in all of the right places.

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Most Unique: White by Vera Wang Crystal T-Back Crepe Slip Dress

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The back of a wedding dress is just as important as the front and this White by Vera Wang gown has one of the prettiest backs we've ever seen! A delicate ribbon of crystals meets a chic black bow for a slip dress that is worthy of the red carpet and of a black-tie wedding.

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Best for a City Hall Wedding: By Watters Swiss Dot Dress

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What could be sweeter than this playful By Watters frock? Flocked with swiss dots and finished with wide grosgrain straps, this tea-length number is perfect for a courthouse wedding.

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Best Off-the-Shoulder: Torrid Lace Dress

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The oh-so-trendy off-the-shoulder style is here to stay and with good reason! Sweep your hair up to flaunt those shoulders!

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Best Allover Lace: Chi Chi London Curve Floral Embroidery Dress

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This allover lace dress boasts a supremely flattering combo of a V-neckline and a V-back. A fitted waistband will nip you at the waist without being too constricting.

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For a Black-Tie Wedding: David's Bridal Collection Off-the-Shoulder Dress

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If the royals have taught us anything, it's that a slightly off-the-shoulder neckline is incredibly classic and elegant. This style from David's Bridal features a tapered and waist-cinching bodice that flows seamlessly into a structured and regal full skirt.

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Most Modest: TavifaBridal 3/4 Sleeve Wedding Dress

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A blouson-effect dress is comfortable, forgiving and effortless. This light and airy style also features a plunging-V back offering you the chance to show off your back and stun at every angle.

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Most Unique: Eloquii Lace Bodice and Pleated Skirt Dress

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We love how this dress experiments with different textures like graphic lace and a soft pleats. While sometimes pleats can add unwanted bulk, this dress features a tightly pleated skirt for a more seamless look. This fun frock can be worn to your destination wedding and beyond!

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For the Boho Bride: BlushFashion Bat Sleeves Lace Maxi Dress

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What could be sweeter than this image of a bride and groom? The delicate and romantic lace details on this bohemian wedding dress. Complete with gauzy 3/4 length sleeves and a simple slip, this dress was made for a garden or country wedding.

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Best Strapless: David's Bridal Collection Strapless Button Front Dress

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Minimalist brides rejoice! This strapless and structured number has your name written all over it. A modern take on an updated classic, this gown features body-skimming fabric and super chic fabric-covered buttons.

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Best Separates: Catherine Deane Bodice with Skirt

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Minimalist brides will love the simplicity of this beautiful bodice and skirt combo. The versatile sweetheart bodice can be worn with or without the delicate straps.

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Most Colorful: Reformation V-Neck Wrap Dress

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For the bride who is not interested in wearing white or any variation of it, consider soft blush. Not only is this waist-defining wrap dress flattering on any body type, it's also flattering on every skin tone. Scoop this style up to be a true blushing bride!

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For a Summer Wedding: Show Me Your Mumu Ruffle Wrap Dress

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If you're saying "I do" on the beach or in your backyard, a short and sweet dress is the way to go. Not only do you remove any worry of having your dress drag in sand or grass, you also get the opportunity to showcase your legs and a new pair of bridal shoes!

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Best Sheer Sleeves: Kiyonna A-Line Pleated Gown

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Expertly placed pleating and unique details make this gown flattering and unique. Waist-defining pleats are kind to the midsection while soft sheer tulle sleeves provide the perfect amount of coverage for cool evening breezes at a summer wedding.

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Most Unique: Eloquii Cape Midi Dress

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There is nothing more comfortable than stretch jersey. Couple this loose and soft fabric with a draped cape detail and you have one stylish and easy-to-move-in wedding dress.

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Best Illusion Neckline: Asos Edition Curve Embroidered Flutter Sleeve Maxi Dress

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Best Tea-Length: Torrid Off-the-Shoulder Tulle Gown

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Float down the aisle in this gauzy tulle, slightly off-the-shoulder frock. Whether you're coveting a shorter hemline for the big day or looking for something flirty and fun for your second look, this dress is an instant classic.

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Best Budget: TFNC Long Sleeve Satin Maxi Dress

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Soft and silky this almost boudoir-esque satin maxi dress is sophisticated and sultry. Pair this simple look with a dazzling hair accessory like a bridal comb or hair pins.

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For the Sexy Bride: Galina Signature Flora Illusion Bodysuit Dress

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Dare to bare in this exquisite illusion gown. This bodysuit style dress hugs you like a glove and is flocked with delicate floral details and comes with the option of pairing it with a tulle overskirt for added drama.

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For a Beach Wedding: Show Me Your Mumu Ruffle Cold-Shoulder Maxi Dress

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If you want to show a little skin but don't want to go for a strapless look, opt for a cold-shoulder dress. This easy-breezy maxi dress is perfect for a beach wedding and is bra-friendly to boot!

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Most Vintage-Inspired: BlushFashion Lace Long Sleeves Tulle Dress

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In a gorgeous champagne tone, this handmade allover lace dress is a boho bride's dream. Add a simple grosgrain ribbon to further cinch your waist and to add a personalized touch to your wedding day look.

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For the Classic Bride: Floravere Strapless Dress with Topper

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What bride doesn't love options? This stunning body-skimming dress comes with a short sleeve topper to take you from the ceremony to the reception to dancing the night away.

Shopping FAQs

Searching for the perfect plus size wedding dress? We've answered three common questions brides-to-be ask when shopping for a plus size wedding dress.

  • What are the most flattering wedding dress silhouettes for plus size brides? Some of the most flattering wedding dress silhouettes for plus size brides are A-line, mermaid, ball gown, and sheath. That said, brides should always feel empowered to experiment with all different types of silhouettes.
  • Where can I find a plus size wedding dress? Online retailers like BHLDN, David's Bridal, and Torrid (to only name a few!) offer beautiful plus size wedding dresses at every price point. If you're planning to shop at a bridal salon, make sure to call the salon to make sure they have your size lined up before your appointment.
  • What should I wear under my gown? No matter your size or shape, we suggest undergarments like seamless underwear or shapewear.

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