Wedding dress shopping tips for plus size brides

You are gorgeous regardless of what size you may wear – and you definitely want to genuinely shine on your big day. How to shop for the perfect wedding dress if you’re a plus size bride, though? We have some tips for you – so read on and find out more.

  • Call ahead. Most wedding designers sell plus-size wedding gowns too – however, it is recommended to call your boutique before going there, just to make sure they have plus size dresses in store. Generally speaking, wedding dresses are larger in size than normal dresses – so expect to wear your wedding dress one or two sizes larger than the usual.
  • Choose a silhouette that flatters you. The secret to feeling like a goddess as you walk down the aisle? Picking a dress silhouette that flatters your body shape. Give this a good thinking and a fair dose of research and start hunting for silhouettes that fit you amazingly well. Also, do listen to your shopping assistant’s advice too – she has a lot of experience and her tips are based solely on that.
  • Pay attention to the fabric too. In general, the best fabrics to wear as a plus size bride are the thicker ones – such as taffeta, for example. These fabrics will create a truly beautiful silhouette. Also, it is probably best to avoid strapless gowns, heavily-decorated bodices and appliques, as they tend to make one look larger.
  • Last, but definitely not least, wear your dress with pride and confidence. There’s nothing to make you shine more than self-confidence and a large smile – so be happy to celebrate love and wear your dress (and your curves) proudly and joyfully!

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