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Wedding Expert Minute Tip 34 - Tips on Picking Plus Size Wedding Gowns

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Not all women are gifted with that slim and slender body. Brides who require plus size wedding gowns should be very careful when choosing which dress would flatter their bodies. There are certain fabrics, designs, and cut that would suit you best. Here are the tips to help you out:

1. Determine your actual body shape.

Plus size women can either be pear-shaped or apple-shaped. For pear-shaped brides, an empire cut gown is ideal for it draws the focus on your bottom. For round or apple-shaped brides, a wedding gown with a simple neckline and embellished A-line skirt is recommended.

2. The wedding dress made of satin with a ruched design is recommended.

Of all the fabrics used for a wedding gown, satin is a plus size woman's best friend. And as far as designs are concerned, ruched is the best choice. This combination effectively hides all those bulges away.

3. Opt for lace sleeves and strapped gowns if you don't want to show off your arms.

Not all plus-size brides are comfortable in showing off their arms. If you feel this way, look for wedding gowns with lace sleeves instead. Shoulder straps on a strapless wedding gown can also be added easily.

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Jordan and I were married on October 11 2009. When he first saw me in my dress, he cried - it must have been all the emotion AND the stunning dress!!! I am so happy to have purchased my wedding dress at Best for Bride because it was an enjoyable process and the result was excellent. I did not feel the need to shop around to other stores because I knew immediately you had a great selection, fair prices and knowledgeable and friendly service. Your staff were helpful as I tried on dress after dress and the final alterations were a perfect fit. Now I am just looking for another occasion to wear this gorgeous dress!

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