A wedding dress is easily one of the most important and
expensive clothing purchases you'll ever make. With that in mind,
it can also be one of the trickiest to get right.
But never fear, the experts at Brides are here to help you find
the perfect dress for your big day. The first step on your hunt of
'the one' is to determine what wedding dress style or shape will
suit you. A handy you do this, you need to identify your body
What body type are you?
Hourglass: Balanced bust and hips, defined waist.
Pear: Hips are wider than shoulders, defined waist,
proportionately slim arms/shoulders.
Triangle: Wider on top of the body, wide back, narrow hips and
Apple: Voluptuous, full bust, a tummy and round bum/hips.
Athletic/slim: Straight up and down, undefined waist.
Petite: 5ft and under, with a small frame.
Tall: Over 5ft8, can carry off most styles.
And on to the dresses...