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Look Your Best in our Plus-size Wedding Dresses

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Lush curves are beautiful, and they deserve to be adorned in plus-size wedding gowns with all of the bells and whistles. At Best for Bride, we cater to ladies of all shapes and sizes, and we provide a range of plus-size bridal dresses that range from elegant and subtle to flamboyant and wildly fashionable. If you’re in the plus-size category and you’re planning to tie the knot, you’ll enjoy discovering everything that we offer to brides-to-be just like you. To give you a taste of our best designs, we’ve spotlighted a few exceptional styles, one of which may inspire you to say “yes to the dress“.

Gorgeous Designs for Curvy Brides-to-be

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Show off everything that is beautiful about you in a shimmering, princess-style plus-size wedding dress adorned with yards of gorgeous, smooth satin and delicate, feminine beading. Your bosom and waist will be highlighted in the type of plus-size bridal gown shown above, and the full skirt will bypass your hips, belly and thighs, creating the ideal hourglass silhouette. This gown needs few accessories; however, if you dream of a truly regal look, consider wearing one of our lovely, exquisite veils, along with a glittering tiara headpiece. High-heeled wedding shoes will complete the look.

To slim your face, build volume into your hairstyle at the crown, and leave long layers around your neck and shoulders. A strong lipcolor that matches your skin tone will balance your features and draw the eye inwards, creating an optical illusion that narrows your face. To learn more, please watch our YouTube video about Plus Size Wedding Dresses, which features some of our lovely plus-size brides-to-be…

Enjoy Sheer Elegance that is Perfect for your Body Type

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Some brides-to-be don’t really want to wear strapless gowns. If you fall into that category, you should know that offer stunning bridal dresses with supportive, yet totally beautiful and decorative, strap detailing. Stunning, fashionable wedding dresses, such as the striking design shown above, offer a touch of Art Deco elegance that is so timeless and sophisticated. This beautiful gown is the perfect complement to glittering drop earrings, and its careful tucking and pleating will streamline your torso to perfection.

To highlight your beauty on the big day, create a sexy, smoky-eye effect by layering black eyeliner, smoky charcoal and dove-grey eye shadows, and highlighting your brow bone with a drop of pearly highlighter. Then, accent your cheekbones and lips with a rosy hue. If you don’t have the makeup application skills to create a smoky eye look on your own, ask a local makeup artist to do the job for you or give you a tutorial. Many curvy celebs, such as J. Lo, rely on the sultry, smoky-eye look to make a splash at big events, such as the Academy Awards.

Feel Like a Movie Star in our Goddess-inspired Wedding Dresses

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As you walk down the aisle, you enter a new phase of your life. Celebrate your journey into matrimony by treating yourself to a plus-size wedding gown that makes you feel totally glamorous, polished, and beautiful. Our goddess-inspired wedding dresses, such as the lovely, draped design shown above, feature the sort of style details that flatter a curvy body and offer a touch of pure Hollywood glamour. The style pictured above features a plunging neckline that visually slims your upper half, while also calling attention to your sensual curves. A sparkly, jewelled belt adds visual impact and creates a more defined waistline.

Stunning, easy-to-wear, and so affordable, our plus-size wedding dresses are a wedding day dream come true…

Visit Best for Bride to view more of our signature designs. We also offer wedding invitations, wedding favors, mother of the bride dresses, and so much more. Our caring service is legendary, so why not treat yourself to the sort of personalized attention that you really deserve?

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Sophia Tolli by Mon Cheri Wedding Gowns

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Best for Bride is proud to introduce a new line of bridal gowns. These Sophia Tolli by Mon Cheri wedding dresses are feminine, flattering, and available at a range of attractive price points. If you’re planning a trip down the aisle, you’ll love learning more about these exquisite gowns and everything that they have to offer. Fine tailoring, luxurious fabrics, and lush, fashionable cuts characterize these exceptional dresses, which are favorites of brides-to-be all over the world.

Women who choose Sophia Tolli by Mon Cheri bridal dresses also treasure their gorgeous dresses long after their ceremonies, receptions and honeymoons are over. If you’re looking for a white wedding dress that evokes romance, sophistication, and sensuality, you’ll adore these elegant gowns…

About the Designer…

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Sophia is an Aussie-born bridal gown designer of great renown, and she began her career working as a designer for Maggie Sottero. After honing her skills for over a decade, this talented seamstress moved on to open her own wedding gown design company, and the rest is history.

Today, Sophia is proud of her lovely bridal dress designs, which feature exceptional tailoring due to her years of skill working with needle, thread, fabric and embellishments. She prides herself on creating form-fitting gowns that highlight a woman’s curves to perfection, while also giving her a soft and sensual look.

Choosing a female designer for your own wedding gown is a great idea, as who could possibly understand a woman’s concerns and wishes more than another female? By selecting one of Sophia Tolli’s wedding dresses, you will be making a very wise investment in your own wedding-day self-confidence. When you choose one of these refined and stunning frocks, you’ll be perfectly dressed for one of the biggest days of your life.

The Sophia Tolli by Mon Cheri Collection

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If you’re into glamour, but prefer to embrace a traditional wedding-day silhouette, with a nipped-in waist, strapless bodice and full skirt, you’ll love the beautiful princess-style bridal dresses found in the Sophia Tolli Collection. Whether you opt for pure white or a subtle (and gorgeous!) profusion of metallic satins and creamy lace (as shown above), you’ll love the way you look and feel in your Sophia Tolli wedding dress.

As you can see, these dresses are beautifully crafted to accentuate your waist and bosom, while skimming over your hips and thighs. This universally-flattering look works for almost every woman, and it really fulfills the fairy tale ideal that most women dream of for their own wedding day.

When you select a gown from the collection, you won’t need to spend a fortune on accessories, as the gown’s lush lines will stand alone. However, you should feel free to accent your design with a veil and headpiece, high-heeled pumps or sandals, and a little sparkling Feri jewellry.

To make your whole look cohesive and pleasing, go for simple hair, such as a chic chignon or up-do, and then choose rosy mauve tones for your wedding-day makeup. Flushed cheeks, glossy lips, and shining hair will give you a healthy, glowing beauty that is the perfect complement to your ultra-feminine wedding gown. If mauve isn’t your color, consider warm, peachy-pink makeup that flatters your skin tone. Usually, cool pink and mauve will work well for paler, cool-complected women, whereas peach will be perfect for women with yellow undertones.

At Best for Bride, We Offer Expert Assistance with All of Your Wedding Planning

At Best for Bride, we are here to help with your bridal gown selection, and we are also ready to give you assistance with almost every other aspect of your wedding planning. Our full-service company specializes in providing the very best in wedding decor ideas, wedding cakes, plus size wedding dresses, cheap bridesmaids dresses, and evening dresses. You may order what you need from our online bridal store, or visit us in our Mississauga, Toronto, and Barrie retail outlets. If you have questions about our Best for Bride services, please reach out to our wedding specialists today.

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The Best Wedding Gowns For Curvy Brides-To-Be

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Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life – in order to feel special and beautiful during your walk down the aisle, you need to find a gown that flatters your voluptuous curves.

Some of history’s most beautiful women, including Marilyn Monroe and Ava Gardner, were blessed with  curvy hourglass figures that really stopped traffic. Today, actresses such as Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) and Salma Hayek (Ugly Betty) flaunt their assets in formfitting gowns that make the most of their generous proportions.

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When you choose classic, plus-size wedding dresses designed for your body type, you’ll feel more confident and relaxed as you prepare to be the center of attention. Luckily, many of today’s best bridal gown designers know that every woman isn’t a size 0 – they understand that many women need special tailoring and embellishments created especially for curvy builds.

To help you narrow down some excellent choices for your wedding day, we’ve put together a wonderful short list of high-style wedding gowns that are just your type. Here is a look at some stunning plus size wedding gowns for your special day:

Accentuate Your Sexy Curves With A Dazzling Wedding Gown

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You’ll feel like a goddess when you drape your classic curves in light-as-air chiffon. The dress shown above is a perfect and traditional choice that also offers a touch of true Hollywood glamor.  Subtle embellishments add sparkle to this lovely draped and tucked design.

Styled with a flattering deep-V neckline and substantial straps, this white wedding dress will balance your curves perfectly, and it need little accessorizing. The strong silhouette of this grown-up and womanly gown will give you the confidence you need to shine on your wedding day! A veil or headpiece, such as a crystal tiara, will add chic to this bridal dress; however, you’re still be stunning if you decide to go without. A great pair of strappy sandals or satin pumps and gorgeous bridal rings will really be all you need to make the most of this unforgettable design…

Use Embellishments To Draw The Eye To Your Beautiful Face

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Elegant embellishments on a glam strapless bodice will make you feel like a queen – they’ll also draw the eye upward, adding a glow to your skin, eyes, and hair. Use intricate, feminine beading and embroidery to look your most devastating as you walk down the aisle. With plus size wedding dresses like the one pictured above, you’ll really make the most of your voluptuous figure.

Corset styling offers plenty of support, and this type of wedding gown can be worn with a long-line strapless bra that offers plenty of comfort and shape as it holds everything in place. The hourglass silhouette created by a fitted bodice and full skirt is one of the best designs for plus size brides – it’s also a traditional and romantic shape that is perfect for this special occasion. Accessorize with a modern, sleek bouquet, high heels, and sexy underpinnings!

This Wedding Gown Is So Flattering, You Won’t Want To Take It Off

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Making the most of your curves means finding a design that hugs the body, without being too tight. The daring and dazzling gown shown above fits snugly until it hits the top of your thighs, creating a dramatic, curvy silhouette that is truly stunning. This bridal dress features a lovely and elegant skirt; it isn’t too full, or too puffy. If you prefer more restrained glamor with a hint of old-world elegance, you’ll really appreciate the subtle fishtail design of this pure white wedding dress.

Celebrate Your Beauty – Best For Bride Is Here To Help!

Your curves are beautiful, womanly, and appealing; show them off to their best advantage by choosing a dress that really flatters your body. Hiding behind baggy shapes or old-fashioned design elements isn’t necessary. This is your time to shine, so make the most of it by picking out a bridal dress that fulfills every expectation.

At Best For Bride, our specialists know exactly which styles will work for you. Our bridal shop is filled with perfect wedding dresses for your body type. If you like, you can even order your gown from our online bridal store, without leaving the comfort of your own home. We’re here to make sure you get the design of your dreams!

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Southern Belle Romance For Your Wedding Day

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Romantic period films, such as Gone With The Wind, celebrate the femininity of full, frothy ball gowns. Scarlett O’Hara’s dresses (as worn by the stunning Vivien Leigh) have gone down in history… from the green-and-white muslin “afternoon” dress she wore to entice Ashley Wilkes at a county barbecue, to the scarlet creation Rhett forced her to wear when she was caught hugging Ashley at her saw mill. Today, these classic gowns even appear on a collection of Gone With The Wind Barbie dolls designed to look just like Scarlett.

If you’re a fan of the film – and Margaret Mitchell’s classic novel – you may be interested in capturing the spirit of Southern-style romance on your own wedding day. Luckily, this is easily achieved with stunning, princess-line bridal gowns that features crinolines, fitted bodices, and lots of embellishments. Here are some easy ways to feel like a true Southern Belle as you walk down the aisle:

Flaunt Your Curves

 

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Scarlett wasn’t known for her subtlety – she believed in making the most of her figure by accenting her tiny waistline. However, you don’t need a 17-inch waist to show off a big, beautiful bridal gown. All you really need is confidence. This sort of style is quite flattering to almost any body type – the full skirt balances the shoulders, giving the whole body a desirable hourglass silhouette. If you’re looking for plus size wedding dresses, you may find this style exceptionally flattering – the classic femininity of the dress shown above is a perfect example…

Accessorize

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Adding a faux-fur shawl (such as the one pictured above) or a lacy jacket to your outfit can be a great way to give modern wedding dresses a vintage feel. If you don’t have antique lace or similar items, you can fake it with new designs that have a timeless quality. This sort of fashionable cover-up will be perfect for an outdoor wedding, since weather can change at a moment’s notice. If you want to add style and uniqueness to your wedding photos, this sort of detail can become a memorable one…

Embrace Romance

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Wedding romance is about embracing your womanliness with a wedding dress that pulls out all the stops. Scarlett would be proud to wear the filmy, frothy confection shown above. Designed to create a stunning, curvy effect, while also casting a creamy glow over the skin, this bridal gown and over-jacket can be the ideal choice for a Southern-inspired wedding outfit. When you go for wedding dresses this classic and glamorous, you won’t need a lot of other accessories. A tiny cluster of flowers in your hair will be enough to highlight your beauty.

Makeup And Hair Tips

Since you’re unlikely to wear a bonnet or picture hat, like Scarlett did, you’ll need to consider your hairstyle, as well as the right makeup look for these types of bridal dresses. Silky hair in tidy, controlled waves or braids will give you the right effect. Back in Scarlett’s day, hair wasn’t flat ironed or moussed – it was dried naturally and then pinned into place with hairpins. For a decorative effect, choose a jeweled barrette or comb with jet, pearl, or garnet adornments. Keep the volume low at the crown – below the ears, you can experiment with finger curls or other creative extras.

Vivien Leigh’s look was all about reddened lips, sultry eyes, and clean, well-tended skin. Any woman can mimic this effect – you don’t need to be ivory-pale. Simply find a good matte foundation that matches your skin, and apply it only where needed. Dust with a matching powder to remove shine. Some gel blush on the cheeks will give you a glow and resemble the “rouge” of yesteryear. Make sure your eyebrows are expertly groomed, with a nice arch, to get a true Old Hollywood effect. Coat your lips in a layer of rich, ruby red (such as Revlon’s Cherries In The Snow), and then blot with a tissue to remove excess.

Don’t go too crazy with shimmer powders and lip glosses – these modern products won’t really work with Southern-style wedding dresses; a fake tan will also clash with the overall look.

To choose the right bouquet and wedding flowers for your white wedding dress, go for magnolias or pink rosebuds…