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Wedding Gowns to Suit Your Body Shape

All, if not most brides would like to look their best on their wedding day. That’s also the reason why a lot of makeup artists are providing a trial day for their brides. This is so everything will look spot on during the big day. But of course, it’s not just about the right look if you want to look perfect on your wedding. The right gowns suited for your body type should be taken into consideration as well.

If you don’t have any idea which types of bridal gowns are perfect for you, then girlfriends, this post is made for you.

Petite brides might have a hard time getting an off the rack wedding gown. But as a rule of thumb, petite ladies should avoid dresses with a lot of materials or excess fabric. We understand that most of us dream of looking like a princess, and ball gowns are very tempting to choose. However, this will not elongate your figure and you would look rather smaller.

When we say hourglass figure, it means that your bust and hip has almost the same measurement and that your waist is evidently smaller. You should opt for gowns that will highlight your curves. Mermaid cut is a good choice. A trumpet one is also highly recommended. We’re pretty sure you would look stunning on your big day.

This is also referred to as the pear shape and you might want to choose a wedding gown that will slightly conceal your hips. You can get a ball gown or an A-line dress if you have this body type.

If you have an athletic built, we recommend gowns that will make your waist look smaller. Empire wedding dresses will work best on you. If you are not comfortable with this choice, then A-line wedding gowns should do the trick as well.

You might want to try strapless or off shoulder wedding gowns if you have this body shape. The objective here is to de-emphasize the lower part of your body. Thus, empire cut dresses should do you good too.

It is best if you get a wedding gown that has full sleeves or at least three fourth sleeves. Also, try to avoid high neck dresses or gowns. You can either choose from deep, sweetheart, or wive V neck lines.

For those who have broader shoulders or bigger bust, these are commonly called inverted triangle or diamond body type. It is suggested to avoid gowns with wide or puffy sleeves. Go for full ball gown that can subtly hide a bigger lower body. Layers of skirt will be amazing as well.

It’s always advisable to get your wedding gown from a boutique that has a lot of options. This can increase your chance of getting the right gown that will look amazing for your body type.

That being said, why don’t you check out Malena Bridal? We are one of Singapore’s best wedding boutique. Regardless of your theme, preference, or your body shape, we’re pretty sure we have something for you.



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