It’s not easy to find perfect wedding dresses for curvy brides, some dresses seem to look stunning on magazines, but in fact it may not fit you well. To find a gorgeous and fitted wedding dress are the biggest obstacles for plus size bride. But we’re firm believers that there's a wedding dress out there for every bride—whether you have an athletic, petite, pear-shaped or hourglass figure. And this might surprise you, but you don't have to stick to the unflattering and dated silhouette if you're looking for a dress that does your curves justice. In fact, some of the trendiest styles out there—from dramatic ball gowns, casual short dresses to sexy mermaid gowns—look amazing on a lot of different body types. Hope some of our favorite wedding dresses below inspire you. We are thrilled that designers are offering more plus size options in their collections for curvy brides.
1. Vintage Tea-length Wedding Dress
For the brides with a vintage taste, a tea-length dress is the perfect choice for wedding day. This retro-inspired dress with a flirty hemline that feels sophisticated and feminine, you can dance freely in the after-party without change another dress. To finish your look perfectly, just go for crazy shoes and birdcage veil. You may also want to check out this popular post about vintage tea length wedding dresses.
2. V-neck Wedding Dress
V neckline style is the standard style that curvy bride can pull off with ease. Wedding dresses with V-neck are awesome for any season and any wedding theme, and such a dress looks extremely sexy to shows off the beautiful décolletage and diminishes the appearance of the bust.
3. Full lace Wedding Dress
Soft and feminine, lace wedding dress looks good on curvy brides. An allover lace pattern works well with different wedding themes and silhouettes, like mermaid gowns, simple A-line dress or vintage tea-length dress.
4. Halter Wedding Dress
A halter neckline is a double edged sword and works well in chiffon and satin fabric. It helps to make a curvy bride look with broad shoulders to look elegant. This classic styled wedding dress is for the classy woman that does not want to be too flashy but wants to feel sexy at her wedding day.
5. Knee-length Wedding Dress
If you’re curvy bride looking for an unconventional wedding dress, the knee length plus size wedding dress is designed for you. Knee-length wedding dress is perfect for a more relaxed and casual wedding, they can also look sophisticated for a city hall wedding, and just as lovely for a garden party wedding.
6. Mermaid Wedding Dress
Mermaid-style wedding dress will hug your curves in all the right places. This wedding dress is ideal for brides with curvy hourglass figures who want to show off their curves rather than conceal them. The dress bottom could be with graceful long train or dramatic cascading ruffles.
7. Colored Wedding Dress
White wedding dresses are still considered as a staple in bridal outfits, white it could be boring sometimes. For the bold plus size brides, you don’t stick to white gowns. Color your wedding dress with a touch of blue, pink, black, red or any other colors flattering to your skin tone is a brilliant choice.
8. Wedding Dress With Cap Sleeve
For curvy brides looking for an alternative to a traditional wedding gown, cap sleeves are the wise choice. It's trendy and elegant. Cap sleeves end at your arm’s widest point which give just enough arm coverage but still draw attention to your collarbones.
9. Asymmetrical Wedding Dress
Make a statement as you walk down the aisle in the gorgeous high low gown! This wedding dress tends to be more casual which is perfect for beach and outdoor wedding. The High-low includes a shorter hem in front and a longer floor length one in the back. It creates a chic look and brings attention to the legs, thus it is good for curvy brides with fine legs. Want more high low? You may want to checkout our post "25 of the Most Beautiful High Low Wedding dresses on Pinterest".
10. Wedding Dress With Long Sleeve
If you are looking for a more modest wedding dress, you got to go with long sleeve gowns. It’s elegant and never out of date. It also helps you to draw attention away from your arms if they aren’t your favorite part. Lace sleeves add a boho vibe to a simple gown. Great style for brides with fat arms, view the post "45 of the Most Stunning Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses" for more gorgeous ideas.
11. Wedding Dress With Empire Waist
If you are pear-shaped brides who aren’t comfortable showing the hips and the things, an empire waist is the perfect silhouette for you. The empire waistline dress is one of the most figure friendly plus size wedding dresses in demand nowadays, due to their ability to make the hips look narrower while enlarging the bust.
12. Sparkling Beaded Wedding Dress
Beads are a pretty and versatile detail for wedding dress with minimal design. Add emphasis to your bust with a beaded bodice helps to bring attention to the neckline and make people look slimmer.
13. Off-the-shoulder Wedding Dress
There is something about off-the-shoulder wedding dress is so feminine and sassy. This is an incredibly sexy wedding dress that is suitable for plus size bride and is not as flashy and over the top as other wedding dress designs. It’s made for the bride with beautiful collarbone.
14. Satin Wedding Dress
For curvy brides with wider hips, look for a full skirt to balance your frame. Try an A-line or ball gown silhouette and satin fabric. This silhouette gradually flares from the natural waist to the floor, floating from the thighs and showcasing your natural waist. And the satin fabric tends to have a high luster which is look good on plus size bride.
15. Wedding Jumpsuits
Jumpsuit is the hottest wedding trend these days, they make a gorgeous modern statement for all of the many engagement and pre-wedding occasions on every bride-to-be's list. Plus size bride look confident and chic in a playful white jumpsuits.
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