Dress Shape Diary

Dress Shape Diary

Finding the perfect wedding dress is no simple feat. With so many jaw-dropping gowns to choose from, knowing where to start can overwhelm even the most fashion-savvy of brides! As such, we recommend that the first step in your shopping journey be selecting your favorite dress shape. Shapes, or silhouettes, refer to differing tailored fit styles, and they determine the entire overall look and feel of your bridal gown. Here’s a quick guide to all of the dress shapes you can find at The Bridal World:



Ball Gown

No. 88122 by Justin Alexander

The ball gown silhouette features a fitted bodice and a dramatic, voluminous skirt that puffs out at the waist. This shape promises you a breathtakingly regal grand entrance, and a princess-like bridal look worth swooning over!



No. 66245 by Lillian West

 The A-line silhouette pairs a fitted bodice with a gently flowing skirt, creating a soft A-shaped slant pointing inwards to your waist. This slant gives this silhouette its name, and gives you a dreamy, universally figure-flattering look.



No. 88203 by Justin Alexander

 The mermaid silhouette is fitted from the bust through the thighs, then widens out dramatically into a skirt around the knees. This sultry shape fits snugly down your body, and alluringly accentuates an hourglass figure. 



Fit and Flare
No. 66212 by Lillian West

 The fit and flare silhouette is fitted from the bust through the hips, then falls into a gently flaring skirt starting at the mid-thigh. This shape is similar to the mermaid in its curve-hugging design, but offers extra leg room for superior dancing mobility. 


Find the wedding dress of your dreams at The Bridal World in Freeport, NY. Book your appointment today!