Buying your wedding dress can be a daunting experience at the best of times; after all, it’s not something you do everyday. Sometimes the sheer choice and number of styles can be something of a disadvantage, particularly if you are not entirely sure what you want? 2017 Prom Cheap Dresses Although it sometimes seems that there are thousands of individual dress styles and shapes there are, in fact, just five basic dress shapes which are then adapted and fashioned into unique designs. Knowing about these basic styles, and which will suit you best, will put you at a great advantage when searching for the perfect wedding gown.

2017 Print Floral Sherri Hill 51122 Lace Long Two Piece Dress For Juniors

2017 Print Floral Sherri Hill 51122 Lace Long Two Piece Dress For Juniors

As the name suggests, this dress shape is based upon the letter ‘A’ shape, falling from the shoulders and becoming gradually wider towards the hem. This shape of dress reduces the effect of body curves and will also make a petite bride appear taller. An A line dress will also give an illusion  2017 Beautiful Wedding Dresses with Embroidery Flowers of a fuller figure for tall thin types. Ideal body shape: 2017 Long Prom Dresses All If you are blessed with a slender shape the Column dress shape will flatter your figure and accentuate your curves. Perhaps the most versatile of styles, the column dress comes in a variety of strapless and backless combination’s. Ideal body shape: Petite, Slender, Athletic.

2017 Royal High Neck Sherri Hill 50905 Beaded Floor Length Gown A-line Skirt

2017 Royal High Neck Sherri Hill 50905 Beaded Floor Length Gown A-line Skirt

The classic Empire dress is cut with a high waist band and has a characteristic flowing line, crating an illusion of length and flowing over curves rather than highlighting them. Ideal for petite brides, the high waist can help give you a boost in other areas too! Ideal body shape: Petite, Curvy. Similar in shape to the classic A-line but constructed with vertical panels which give an effect of a contoured shape. Perfect if you have a slim waist and want to add an appearance of a shapely figure. Ideal body shape: Petite, Small waist The classic ‘fairytale’ dress shape with a nipped in waist and flared skirt giving an hourglass figure.