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How to Select the Perfect Wedding Gown

June 30, 2011 0 Comments

A Wedding is a one-time affair and every bride wants to look her best on this special day. The most significant thing that helps a bride to steal the limelight for the day is a beautiful and exotic wedding gown. There is a large variety available in the market when it comes to purchasing a wedding gown. However, this vast variety increases the dilemma of choosing the most perfect gown as all of these gowns are extremely attractive and charming. This is why you need to make use of some tips and suggestions that can help you select the most unique wedding gown that looks the best on you.

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There are many designs and cuts available in wedding gowns. They differ in shoulder cuts, sleeve cuts, front designs, skirt size, drapes, embellishments, dress material etc. Such different designs and cuts can be easily found in different shops. However, it is not necessary that you like a wedding gown easily as every bride has built up an image of the type of wedding gown she would like to wear on her special day. In such a case, ‘made to order’ is the best option.

For getting a gown made to order, brides can pick up design ideas from various fashion magazines, fashion shows, or from the internet. For those who already know the kind of cuts and designs they need for their wedding gowns, simply mention them to the designer and select the dress material as per the design, season and your personal preference.

The choice of wedding gown can be based on some factors that enhance the basic look of the gown. Amongst these factors the most important factor is the body type of the bride. It is important that you select a wedding gown that flatters your body type.

Brides having broader hips can minimize the lower body part by creating an illusion on the upper body part. Brides that have broader upper body parts should emphasize more on the lower body part. The purpose  illusions is to balance the proportion for the final look. Use the wedding gown to flaunt the best body parts, like if you have a long neck line then you can have a high neck wedding gown and if you have a thin waist line then you can get a tight fit on the waist line in the gown.

There are also several techniques of getting a wedding gown designed that can help to bring a change in your appearance. For instance if you wish to appear taller then you can get a high neckline, short sleeves, or empire waist. To appear slender you can get high waistlines, A-line, vertical lines, etc. Bridal  shops also provide alterations and changes in the ready-made gowns according to the specifications or as per their own expertise.

So, browse around and select the perfect wedding gown that will turn everyone’s head.

This article has been written by an expert associated with WeddingMuseum.com, a company providing wedding planning ideas for today’s brides and grooms.

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