Whether you're plus-size, petite, larger busted, or completely lacking curves, the right style paired with genius design details can give you the look you've always dreamed of. Follow our expert guide and prepare to make the biggest entrance of your life! Wedding Dresses for Petite Body Types. · Want to look long and lean? Stay away from big ball gowns and go for a silhouette that skims your body. A slight drop waist can make your legs look short, so opt for a natural waist.
· A form-fitting fit-and-flare wedding gown gives the illusion of height.
· A sheath's continuous line stretches your frame.
· A high-low hemline can make your legs look longer.
· The slight empire waist helps elongate the body.
· Long, romantic (and vertical!) layers create the illusion of height. Wedding Dresses for Plus-Size Body Types · Celebrate your curves in a gown that shrinks and defines your waist.
· Accentuate your hourglass figure in a fit-and-flare wedding dress.
· Minimize your hips and shrink your waist in an A-line wedding dress.
· Side draping and lightweight fabrics are super slimming. Wedding Dresses for Larger-Bust Body Types · Slipdresses and sheaths can make you look top-heavy. Balance out your chest with a full skirt.
· The strap provides support, while the diagonal ruching shrinks your chest.
· Diagonal ruching is a big-busted girl's best friend—plus, the floral cascade on the skirt helps balance out your shape.
· The criss-cross ruching on the bodice helps visually shrink the bust, while the full tulle skirt and the Swarovski crystal detail draw the eye away from it. Wedding Dresses for Lean and Straight Body Types · The key to creating curves? Flared skirts, diagonal draping, and daring necklines.
· Diagonal ruching on the bodice and hips equals a sinuous silhouette.
· A V-neck and a flared skirt add curves.
· Highlight your hips with a full skirt and a waist-whittling sash.
· Draping is every girl's best friend—it creates curves and camouflages imperfections! (Tip: Add a crystal sash to really enhance your curves.)