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Our guide to Key Wedding Dress Shapes – know your Fishtail from your Mermaid

By Debs Cass on June 21st, 2013 3 comments

Where to begin when the question has been popped? Often for brides-to-be it all starts with the dress, which can be a daunting experience in uncharted territories. Budgets can dictate designers ( – or not) or where to look, however this still leaves an infinite number of options regardless of price.

A good way to start this epic journey, can be to decide on which dress silhouette works best for your shape and style. After all, your wedding day will be you looking your absolute best – so consider what you want to show-off (or not) with the best dress for you.

Here’s a few key bridal dress silhouettes, ideal for all shapes and sizes.

Fishtail / Mermaid

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A dress that follows the contour of the body before flaring out at the knee (classic red carpet dress). Ideal for confident curves and slender frames, paired with high heels. Go for lace if concerned about any lumps or bumps on show. TK Maxx Hollywood Dreams Ivory Wedding Dress £560: Strapless ivory wedding dress with jewelled and embroidered detailing, ribboned lace up straps fishtail skirt and train. 145cm train TK Maxx

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