What wedding dress is right for you

So many choices and don’t know where to start? Choosing a gown to wear on your most special day can be tricky, which is why our friends from devotiondresses.com have decided to advise you on how to choose the right wedding dress and be as unforgettable as ever. Probably the number one tip on selecting your dream wedding gown is by your body type.  Breath-taking brides come in all shapes and sizes, therefore it is important to find a gown that flatters your figure and amplifies your beauty in every way.

 An hourglass figure

A figure with a fuller bust and hips with a defined waist should be shown off with a form-fitting cut to showcase your elegance. The mermaid-cut wedding gown that flares at the knee gives your figure that sought-after definition. Another go-to for this body type is the princess-cut gown. The form-fitting bodice and full skirt show off your feminine frame and shoulders whilst concealing the waist and hips.



An inverted triangle

A figure with broader shoulders and smaller hips and waist is best paired with V-neck dresses with thicker straps or sleeves to mask the shoulder line. When it comes down to the dress style, opt for the mermaid or princess cut gown that draw attention away from the shoulders and even out your proportions. Look for gowns with embellishments or a lace overlay to direct the gaze downwards and away from the shoulders.


 A pear-shaped figure

A figure with a defined waist and wider hips is both feminine and alluring. In this case, opt for dresses that highlight your narrow mid-section and flare out at the hips, shoulder detail and sleeves can be a gorgeous addition to even out the upper and lower body. The A-line gown is a fabulous go-to that can be dressed up or down depending on the formality of the wedding gown.


An apple shaped figure

An apple-shaped figure with a fuller bust and narrow hips as well as a fuller midsection and slender legs looks amazing in an empire or A-cut gown that brings out the feminine frame. Skirts with a slight flare and cinched on the waistline bring out the vertical rather than the horizontal, and embellishments on the upper body or a bold plunge neckline will draw attention to the right places.




An overall smaller frame and height can be visually lengthened by selecting an empire style gown with a higher waistline to make the lower half appear longer. Tea-length dresses can be a cute and stylish go-to for a petite bride, and an excuse to show off the shoes! Embellishments should be kept small, and centralised at the bodice to draw the attention upwards.


All of the above-pictured designs and many more are now available at devotiondresses.com.

Thanks to devotiondresses.com’s handy filters, you can narrow down your search for the perfect dress, and thanks to the numerous alterations that come with most of the gowns, your look will be unique, and most importantly, tailored to fit the bride on her first try.


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