The A-line dress features a shape that is fitted around the bodice and flows out to the ground, resembling the outline of an uppercase A
Is this style fit for you? The full skirt of the A-line can hide a larger lower body, or create the illusion of curves on a narrow frame. Since the A-line dress is so versatile, simple modifications to the neckline, waistline, or fabric can accentuate your best features and hide those your not so fond of.
2. Ball Gown
The ball gown silhouette pairs a fitted bodice with a full skirt that can either be one piece or separates.
Is this style fit for you? The ball gown is ideal for slender or pear-shaped figures as the full skirt helps to accentuate the waist and hide the lower body.
The column/sheath dress has a narrow shape that flows straight down from the neckline to the hem.
Is this style fit for you? Similar to the mermaid style, the column dress can make your figures seem lean and show your waist curve apparently.
The mermaid silhouette contours to the body from the chest to the knee, then flares out to the hem.
Is this style fit for you? This is a very sexy look that highlights the curves of a woman's body. For this reason, you must be confident and comfortable in your skin to pull off this dramatic style.
An empire dress is defined by the raised waistline that sits just below the bust, from which the rest of the dress flows down to the hem.
Is this style fit for you? This empire style is very versatile and can accommodate a wide range of formality.
6. Sweep/Brush Train
The sweep/brush train is the shortest of the train styles which barely "brushes" the ground behind your dress, adding a modest amount of volume to the back of your dress...
Is this style fit for you? The brush train is the most versatile train because it can be worn at just about all types of ceremonies, from a spring garden wedding, to an evening event in the fall
7. Court Train
The court train is slightly longer than the brush, extending approximately four to six feet behind the gown.
Is this style fit for you? This train can be used at most ceremonies as well, but may be a hassle at outdoor weddings, such as those held on grass or at the beach.
8. Chapel Train
The Chapel Train is the most popular of all train lengths. It makes you to feel really special and shout from your bottom of your heart" I'm the most beautiful one today!"
Is this style fit for you? The chapel train extends about five to seven feet from the ankle, making a significant statement without the grandeur of the longer trains.
9. Cathedral Train
This train extends approximately six to eight feet behind the gowm, and will require assistance to keep in order, especially during the ceremony and pictures.
Is this style fit for you? Because of the grand nature of this train, it is most appropriate for formal church weddings and will surely attract the attention of guests at church or your reception.
10. Royal Train
This train extends beyond 10 feet behind the gown, spanning the aisle as you walk toward the altar.
Is this style fit for you? The royal length train is fitting only for the bride who really wants to make a statement. Due to its regal presence, this type of train is only appropriate for the grandest of occasions. If you opt for the royal train, you will want to make sure the rest of your ceremony and reception does not pale in comparison.
11. Watteau Train
The Watteau train is characterized by the way the single panel attaches to the top of your dress, either at the shoulders or the upper back of the bodice.
Is this style fit for you? This train can be the same length as the rest of your gown so that it falls straight down to the ground, or it can extend out behind you for a more dramatic look.
12. Puddle Train
Puddle Train dresses features a cascading train based on formal weddings. It extends from four to six feet behind the gown. Puddle Train dresses enwrap your body smoothly and tightly and make your body slim.
Is this style fit for you? Extremely elegant! The Puddle Train style is light, so it's easy to hold for flower girls. Also, you can show your perfect stature with Puddle Train style.