Wedding Dress Shapes for Your Body Type

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Every bride is unique, with her own distinct taste and preferences when it comes to selecting the dress of her dreams. Combining elegance with comfort, find inspiration by exploring various wedding dress styles that compliment your figure and enhance your overall bridal ensemble. 

Our proficient team of bridal experts is equipped with extensive knowledge about which wedding dress shapes can best flatter you, ensuring both comfort and glamour. 

Flattering wedding dresses for apple shapes 

Often characterised by those who have a larger bust and waist when compared to their hips and legs, which are typically slimmer, an apple shaped silhouette embraces the natural beauty of any bride-to-be. Choosing a wedding dress for apple shape figures allows you to consider a wide variety of styles, designs and silhouettes to ensure maximum elegance and comfort.  

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  • Live out your fairytale fantasy on your big day with an ethereal princess silhouette wedding gown. Designed using delicate and romantic fabrics, our luxurious princess bridal dresses exude a timeless and regal aesthetic, ensuring a look that you and your guest list will remember forever. A typical princess-cut dress features a flattering fitted bodice with a dramatic and voluminous skirt flowing from the bride's waistline. Infuse your wedding day with themes of royalty through a dress that showcases the princess you truly are.
  • Draw attention to your décolletage and neckline with an off-the-shoulder wedding gown, giving you the opportunity to embellish your bridal ensemble with essential accessories, from earrings to a delicate necklace. Alternatively, accentuate your bust with a V-neck wedding dress, adding a touch of sensual sophistication to your overall wedding look, which is well-suited for a variety of brides and sizes. 

Luxury wedding dress styles for pear shapes

A pear body figure is a common shape characterised by a slimmer upper body and larger hips, which are just slightly larger than your bust and shoulders. Showcase your natural curves and effortless glamour, whether you're declaring your nuptials or stylishly celebrating, in a wedding dress designed for pear-shaped figures. Curate the dress of your dreams with the guidance of our team of bridal experts and select a style that both flatteringly accentuates your curves and glamorously showcases your waist and neckline. 

  • For an elegant and relaxed silhouette that allows ease of movement, consider a fit-and-flare style featuring a tailored figure and a dramatic, chic flare. If you prefer an alternative to mermaid styles, opt for a wedding dress with a fit-and-flare silhouette. This design enables comfortable movement around your chosen venue, as it is typically crafted with a fitted bodice and a less restrictive design, ensuring you can move effortlessly throughout your event.
  • For a popular wedding dress style, browse A-line wedding dresses for a style expertly crafted with a fitted bodice and a voluptuous overskirt that flares out from the waist in the shape of an A. Wearing an A-line bridal gown enhances your comfort and provides you with the flexibility to celebrate and dance the night away with your partner, family and friends. 

Brunette wearing a modern mermaid gown with a V-neck and metallic embroidery, posing on a marble staircase

Glamorous wedding dresses for hourglass figures 

An hourglass figure is typically described as when your hips and bust are just about equal in size, as well as having a well-defined and elegantly cinched waist. Often portrayed in various fashion collections and beauty campaigns across the globe, an hourglass silhouette exudes classic elegance to any bride-to-be on their special day. Walk down the aisle in a wedding dress for hourglass figures, a stunning style designed by skilled artisans to celebrate and showcase your natural curves while enhancing your femininity. 

  • A beloved wedding dress silhouette for those with an hourglass figure is the sheath wedding dress, gracefully hugging your body and accentuating your waist. This timeless design works to elongate your body and is a perfect choice for shorter brides. A sheath gown offers a modern and minimalist look that's ideal for adding extra embellishments and accessories to curate the dress of your dreams.
  • Accentuate your bust, waist, and hips while adding an extra touch of extravagant drama to your overall look by choosing an elegant mermaid wedding dress. This classic silhouette delicately highlights your hourglass figure with its fitted bodice and a gradual flare that starts from your lower thighs or ankles. 


Woman wearing a mermaid crepe wedding dress with long lace sleeves, standing in a ballroom

Body sizes come in a variety of unique and beautiful shapes, and it's important to choose the perfect dress that flatters your figure and makes you feel most comfortable while celebrating your nuptials. Find the ideal style for you, whether you need a wedding dress for a rectangle body shape, a spoon figure, or an hourglass silhouette. 

Don’t compromise style for comfort on your special day; explore our assortment of plus-size wedding dresses, which can be expertly tailored by our seamstresses with your specific body shape and measurements in mind. 

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