Bridesmaids & Wedding Dresses

Wedding and bridesmaid dresses

 One of the things people look out for in a bride on her wedding day is her gown among other things. It doesn’t have to be glamorous, but that doesn’t mean it should not look good. After all, the bride owns the day and all the attention should be on her. Therefore, the bride needs to look very good, and also her bridesmaids. Wedding gown shopping sounds like a pretty easy thing to do until you have to do it. Some people take months searching for the perfect gown, while some people are fortunate enough to find the gown that fits perfectly in a short time. However, preparation is important when searching for the perfect wedding gown. You should know the different types of gown with different designs and for which body they best fits. This will help you in quickly choosing from the wide range of gowns the best one for you.

There are six major type of gown each with its own unique design; column, ball gown, A-line, trumpet (fit-and-fare), mermaid and jumpsuit. These gowns are the major design most gowns are made from. From any of these major gowns, there are over hundred different styles. Surely, you can’t try out over hundred gowns before you settle for one. This is why using the design will help you make decision faster. All you have to do is to choose one of the designs that will fit your body type perfectly, and you will search for gowns that have the particular design. That will pretty much filter your search considerably.

Ball gown: from the name, you can have an idea it is the ‘Cinderella’ type of gown. The gown has a fitted bodice, flairs at the waist and a full skirt. This type of gown masks the lower body, therefore it is perfect for types of body that looks great on pears. The gown is not ideal for small bodied women.

A-line: It has a fitted bodice down to the waist, which flows out to the ground. It looks like the uppercase of letter ‘A’, and it is ideal for all body type. Buy your A-line dresses here at wed2be

Trumpet (fit-and-fare): the gown is fitted through the body and flairs mid-thigh. This design is a hybrid of A-line and mermaid. This gown is perfect for brides that have a small waist.

Mermaid: the gown is fitted from the body to the knee, which then flair out from the knee. The gown is perfect for curvy brides.

Column (sheath): the gown has a narrow shape that flows straight from the neckline to the hem of the gown. The gown is perfect for brides that have a lean frame or athletic body. Curvy or hourglasses can also flaunt their curves with this gown.

Jumpsuit: this is a one-piece garment that has the bottom falling either into a trouser or short. It is perfect for all body types.     

With these designs, you can easily choose filter down your search and get your perfect gown in a short time. The designs comes with different styles, you just have to choose the one you are most comfortable with. Bridesmaids’ gown can also be made from these designs.  

There are a lot of places you can get a wedding gown. You just have to choose a place within your budgets. There are a lot of online stores that are selling only wedding gowns, most of these stores also sell bridesmaids’ gown. You can also try out stores around your area. Just make sure you are patronising a place you can afford to avoid embarrassment.        

Some popular sites are:


Ellis Bridals

and fore the more budget concious, Debenhams also have a good selection of dresses.