The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Dress Silhouettes

We get it, babe - beginning the search for your dream wedding dress can be a bit overwhelming! It's best to start with the basics + know the different types of wedding dress silhouettes to begin to nail down your bridal style. We're giving you the rundown to help make your try-on sesh a little easier!

A-Line: Fitted bodice through natural waist and flows out to the ground.


Model wearing Hayley Paige Dalton

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Ball Gown: Fitted bodice, flairs at the waist with a full skirt. 

Model wearing Aire Barcelona Novela
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Drop Waist: Fits loosely from shoulder to hip, transitioning into a pleated or gathered skirt at the hip, rather than the natural waistline. 

Model wearing Carolina Herrera Fabel

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Fit and Flare: Ecompasses many distinct silhouettes, including trumpet and mermaid, all sharing the feature that the skirt begins at its "join line" [the point where the dress begins to flare], below the low hip.

Model wearing Made With Love Stevie
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Now that you know the basics to silhouettes, you're ready to find your dream dress! Schedule an appointment, shop our full collection online or try on at home with our Luxe in a Box service