Making the Decision between Strapless and Straps for a Wedding Dress

By on December 9, 2014

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Your wedding day is a special event and you deserve for everything to be perfect. One of the most important pieces, and likely the portion that you spend the most time choosing, is your wedding gown.

There are so many different dresses to choose from that it may be difficult to make the final decision. However, one of the first ones that you should make is whether or not you wish to wear a dress with straps or not.

Making this decision can be an important one, especially if you are a little more on the busty side than other girls. While some women may avoid these types of dresses for this specific reason, you will be happy to know that there are some simple ways that you can still have the strapless dress that you have been dreaming of while still receiving the support that you need.

What to Avoid

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To begin with, make sure that you are avoiding a dress that has a plunging neckline. This will make it more difficult to find the right type of push up undergarments that will provide the support that you need without being seen when you wear the dress.

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The same goes for a low backline; try to avoid one and stick to those that come up higher on the back instead. Keep in mind that the less fabric that a dress has on top, the harder it will be to find the right type of undergarments to make you feel comfortable.

Consider your Undergarments

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It may also be a good idea to get an idea as to what the undergarments you will be wearing will be before you make the final decision on your dress. This may make it easier to make sure that your dress will fit perfectly on your big day and will provide you with the confidence to make the decision as to which dress is right for you.

When you are selecting your undergarments, it is best to visit a store that will measure you and provide you with the best size options. There is nothing worse than having a bra that does not fit correctly and you can avoid this by having one that is specially designed with your size in mind.

You may also want to consider investing in a good corset. This will help make sure that you are receiving the support that you need and help you to feel comfortable and confident on your big day. When you begin trying on your dresses, you should bring one along with you so that you can try on the dresses with the corsets. This will give you an idea as to how the dress will fit with the corset on and if there are any adjustments that need to be made.

Conclusion

Your wedding dress will make you the centerpiece of your wedding day and you should be able to choose whatever dress that you have your mind set on. By planning ahead, you will be able to feel beautiful and comfortable in the dress that you have chosen whether or not it has straps.

Best for Bride

Best for Bride offers four locations in Ontario for brides to find their favorite wedding gown. Alterations are available and there are hundreds of dresses to choose from in a variety of styles and designs. You can even complete your look by adding all the necessary accessories that will complete the look that will make you the star of the show.

 

About Olga Pomeransky

Olga is manager at Best for Bride since 2005. Currently Best for Bride operates 4 bridal stores in Canada (Toronto, Etobicoke, Hamilton and Barrie). Best for Bride sells wedding, bridesmaids, mob dresses and more. http://www.BestForBride.com

One Comment

  1. JanetALeet@gmail.com'

    Janet

    December 14, 2014 at 3:58 PM

    These options now it seems to be the normal, and it seems jarring to me. It depends on the person and the dress. These looks great, but not for every brides one will look positively beautiful in a strapless, and one will look completely inappropriate.

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