If you are a plus size bride, looking for the perfect wedding dress can be a real pain. However in recent years plus size wedding dresses have become less rare than it once was. More and more designers are carrying dresses in their collection that is made to fit all types of sizes and body types. It’s definitely not as challenging to find a dress that looks great on your full figure.
Plus size wedding dresses can be found in a number of different places. Your first stop should be the bridal boutiques. Call to check if they carry any dresses in your size to try on. If they do, set up an appointment for a fitting. There might not be a huge selection for you to choose from, but you can still get a general idea of what styles look good on you. Then there are the discount bridal chains such as David’s Bridal. This type of store will have a full range of sizes, all you have to do is scour the store to find your size. There are stores that specialize in custom made wedding gowns which you can also look into. Find one that’s nearby where you live so it will be convenient to do fittings. Last but not least, look online for websites that have wedding dresses in your size. If you already know what style looks good on you, it should not be too difficult to find something appropriate online.
When you go to a bridal boutique for a fitting, make sure you can get as much advice from the bridal consultant as possible. They have dressed hundreds of brides and seen all types of figures. They should have a good idea of the types of dresses that are the most flattering for your shape. You can be more voluptuous on top or have a distinct pear shape. Keep in mind that not all plus size wedding dresses are appropriate for all plus size brides. Leave it up to the expert to find the right style for you.
There are many ways to wear plus size wedding dresses that make the bride look slimmer. An empire waist is a great style, the waistline is right beneath the chest which makes the tummy area less noticeable. A darker colored sash around the waist gives the illusion of a smaller cinched waist. A-line cut dresses flow from the waist to the floor and is great for women who are heavier on the bottom. There are many other techniques that can be used by playing with colors, fabrics and textures to make our bride look and feel her best on her big day.
There are two more things that every plus size bride should know. It’s better to wear a wedding dress that is simple and sleek than to pile on the embellishments. Having too much going on is not a good look for our plus size bride. Finally, never underestimate how important underwear is for making you look incredible. Remember Spanks can do wonders, so go out there and do a little underwear shopping before looking for the right dress. When you wear the proper underwear you will feel amazing in all the dresses you try on.