This style is cut close to the rib cage but along the body it has a slightly flared A-shape skirt; it creates a smooth, clean, elongated line.
Good for most body types.Take me to see A-Line wedding gowns!
A flared, vertically seamed skirt gives this dress a regal feel.
Good for most body types, especially pear shapes.Take me to see Princess wedding gowns!
The ball gown has a fitted bodice and very full, bell-shaped skirt.
Good for slim girls and pear shapes.Take me to see Ball wedding gowns!
The mermaid style closely follows the curves of the body and the skirt flares out below the knee. A variation is the trumpet, which flares even more.
Good for brides with curves they want to show off.Take me to see Mermaid wedding gowns!
Straight and sleek, this often-strapless dress has no waistline.
Good for petite and short-waisted women.Take me to see Column wedding gowns!
Superslinky, this lingerie look skims the body from bustline to hem.
Good for women with amazing shape and the petite.Take me to see Slipdress wedding gowns!
- No Train:
Sometimes referred to as Floor Length Train. It's the same length front and back.
Best for semi-formal weddings, informal weddings, garden weddings.Take me to see wedding gowns with no train!
- Sweep Train:
Barely "sweeping" the ground behind your gown. Usually, the back hem is only a few inches longer than the front hem.
Best for semi-formal weddings, elegant informal weddings.Take me to see wedding gowns with sweep train!
- Court Train
Generally 3 feet from the waistline. Slightly longer than the Sweep Train.
Best for semi-formal weddings, could be used for formal or informal weddings as well.Take me to see wedding gowns with court train!
- Chapel Train:
Generally 4 feet from the waistline. This is the most common train because it has the elegance of a full train but is not overly cumbersome.
Best for semi-formal weddings, could be used for formal or informal weddings as well.Take me to see wedding gowns with chapel train!
- Cathedral Train:
Generally 7 feet from the waistline. This is a popular style for a formal wedding, and it gives a fairy tale look.
Best for formal weddings.Take me to see wedding gowns with cathedral train!
- Royal Train:
Sometimes referred to as Monarch Train. Generally 9 feet from the waistline.
Best for most formal weddings.Take me to see wedding gowns with royal train!
Fabric Definitions and Samples
A smooth fabric woven from silk, nylon or polyester. It typically has a glossy surface and a dull back. It's commonly used in gowns to create a luxurious feel.
A crisp, smooth woven fabric with a slight sheen, made of various fibers, such as silk, rayon, or nylon. A popular choice in formal wear as it provides a crisp and lustrous look, with lots of body.
A lightweight, balanced plain-woven sheer fabric made from cotton, silk or synthetic fibers. Its light and slippery textures gives an elegant and floating appearance to the gown.
A thin, plain weave, sheer fabric made from silk or synthetic filament fibers such as polyester or nylon. Flowing yet crisper and heavier than chiffon, often used for full, multitiered skirts.
A lightweight, very fine netting made of various fibers, including silk, nylon, and rayon, and is often stiff. It is usually used as an accent, to create a lacy, floating look.
A delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of patterns.
Decorative stitching on fabric with needlework and thread. It may also incorporate other materials such as metal strips, pearls, beads, quills, and sequins.
Color Swatches (reference for custom orders)
- 1. Bust:
Not your bra size! Take the tape around your back and bring it across your nipple line (typically the fullest part of the breast). Your arms should be relaxed, down at your sides.
- 2. Upper Bust:
Measure above your bust as shown in the diagram.
- 3. Udder Bust:
Measure under the bust as shown in the diagram.
- 4. Waist:
This is the smallest part of your waist. Typically it's an inch or so above your belly button.
- 5. Hips:
Measure around the widest part of your hips, across the hip bone.
- 6. Apex to Apex:
This is the distance between your two nipples.
- 7. Shoulder to Apex:
This is the length from your shoulder to your nipple.
- 8. Shoulder to Waist:
Measure from your shoulder to waist line, across your bust.
- 9. Waist to Hem:
Measure from your Natural Waist to where you want the hem to be. Please be sure you are wearing heels similar in height to those you intend to wear on your wedding day.
- 10. Shoulder to Shoulder:
This is the width of your shoulder.
- 11. Neck:
Measure loosely around the neck.
- 12. Arm Girth
This measures the size of the sleeve hole that you are comfortable wearing. This measurement is entirely subjective and you can make it as deep or as tight as you are comfortable with.
- 13. Bicep Girth:
Relax your arm and measure around the fullest part of the upper arm.
- 14. Arm Length:
Measure from your shoulder point to the wrist. Also give measurement with your elbow bend, should be about an inch longer.
- 15. Upper Arm Length:
Measure from the outer shoulder down to your elbow.
- 16. Armpit to Elbow:
Measure from the outside of your arm, from your armpit to your elbow.
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