Finding “THE” dress is as much about finding the dress that expresses your style as it is about finding one that flatters your shape. Almost every bride has a story about the moment she knew she found her dress…and the journey to that exciting moment will go a little faster if you know where to start.
If you have an hourglass shape (think Scarlett Johansson, Kate Elizabeth Winslet, and Catherine Zeta Jones’, full bust and hips and defined waistline) then you have TONS of options for gowns that will flatter.
Style tips for hourglass brides are all about showcasing your proportioned body shape and curves. Almost any wedding dress will do this, but memaids, trumpets and sheaths do it best. And an embellished belt is a great way to highlight your waistline. Really, the only thing you’ll want to avoid are empire waistlines, because they hide the slimmest part of your waist.
Here are some gowns that look stunning on hourglass brides: