9 Tips For Finding the Most Flattering Wedding Dress For Your Body Shape



Here on the blog we’ve shared tons of advice and inspiration to prepare you for the most important shopping trip of your life (aka finding your wedding dress), but sometimes it’s not until you actually get to the bridal shop and try on a few different gown styles that you discover what works best—and what doesn’t look so great—on your body shape.

Finding the perfect wedding dress isn’t always as simple as plucking an image you love from a magazine and declaring it The One (although we’ve seen a handful of brides on Say Yes to the Dress find their gowns that way)—how you feel and look in the dress is just as important, which is why it’s helpful to approach the process with a good understanding of your body shape and the styles that’ll be most flattering.

To get you started on the right track, these nine tips will guide you towards the styles and fit components that’ll highlight your best assets and downplay your less-favorable ones. Whether you have a big or small bust, curves or no curves, these suggestions are sure to make your dress-shopping trip a successful one.

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