Wedding dresses, for most people one of the most difficult clothing piece they’ll have to choose. Furthermore, there is an enormous amount of wedding dresses to choose from, so it will be a difficult task… because everyone wants to look great on the most important day of their life… or at least that’s what they say;) Things you should realize is that you should never spent more money than you can afford, even when it’s a special occassion like this. Starting you marriage in debt is not the best start of course. Luckily there are also beautiful wedding dresses for affordable prices. Basically you can go as low or high as you want.
White wedding dresses?
Wedding dresses are chosen based upon a lot of factors, like religion, wedding theme, season, etc… but one thing is for sure, the wedding dress should make the bride look like the most beautiful woman at the wedding. The most custom color for the wedding dress is white (purity). This trend has been started with the marriage of Queen Victoria to her cousin Albert of SaxeCoburg in 184, this marriage is said to have had more influence on weddings than any other.
When your engaged it is important to start shopping for you wedding dress as early as possible, it is the most important piece to buy for the wedding and if you chose to have it custom made it might take some time to get the dress ready and then you still have to look if everything is exactly as you wanted it.
When you start looking for a wedding dress it is important to know what the current fashion is and what the possibilities are… one tip is to look at lots of pictures. For example do a search on google images or visit a lot of wedding dresses online shops to see what they have in their collection. This way you also get an indication of the costs. Further you should visit as many shops as possible with your friends:) You’ll get a lot of tips from the salespersons and of course it is a lot of fund.
Types of wedding dresses
There are different types of wedding dresses, they all have their own shape and fit in different ways. The different types are suited for the different types of body shapes.
Ball Bridal Gowns
The classic elegeant style with the traditional full skirt. This type is suited for people with full figured, pear shaped or thin body shapes.
Princess Wedding Gowns
Also called A-Line dress because the shape resembles the letter ‘A’. These dresses are suitable for women which are some what heavier in the hips and waist. The classic A-line style will flatter and slender almost any figure and is characterized by the fitted bodice with no waist but gently flares at or near the natural waistline. There are many beautiful princess wedding dresses which come in a variety of styles many with delicate lace trim and intricate beading and embroidery designs.
Mermaid Wedding Dresses
Mermaid dresses are dresses that look like the shape of a mermaid. They are typically very fitted on top and then widen out at the knees. Fishtail dresses are the same shape but often have a trailing train. Suited when you have a small bust and small waist. Also they can make petite woman look taller.
Sheath Bridal Dresses
Sheat style is recommended when you are thin figured or little. The shape is to show off a woman´s figure and a good choice if you want to accentuate legs or hips.
This dress is fitted around the bust line and the rest falls straight, which gives the illusion of a larger bust area.