The choice of a dress is a constant source of questions and hesitations. Besides the style, and beauty of the garment, you must also choose according to your bodytype. Semarier.ch listed the main types of silhouettes to help you in finding the gem …
You are rather tall
Rebalancing the silhouette with …
… a full skirt or storey ruffle
… a sheath dress
… a dress thats short in the front, and long behind
Say no to
Drags that are too long
Choose fluid materials
You are rather short
Showing off the upper body and lengthen the legs with a dress using…
… a strapless bustier
… an empire style cut under the bust
Say no to
calf high skirts
Choose high heels if you’re used to them
Choose a long tail to soar the silhouette
You are rather thin
Show off …
… the waist with a corset
… your shoulders with a wide neckline
the too tightly cut model
the straight cut
You are more voluptuously built
Erasing curves with a dress …
… of Empire style
… with a hoop that hugs the bust and flares out gently
… a bustier-shaped tip
use fluid and sober fabrics
slim underwear to correct weaknesses
a shawl to cover up the arms
The dress must make our dreams from when we were little girls come true, allow us to feel beautiful, please our lover and be admired by all. What a challenge!
Ready to meet it? semarier.ch gives you its 10 commandments that should allow you to choose with confidence.
1. The style you want, you will define
Consider the bride you want to be: glamorous, romantic, classical … The answer to this question can guide your first selection of models.
2. Your figure, you will analyze
The silhouette helps in determining the cut to choose to emphasize your strengths and diminish your weaknesses. Consider your shoulders, chest, hips, belly and waist and think through together with specialists in harmonious proportions how to attract attention onto your strengths.
3. Your personality, you will not forget
Whatever your body is like, your dress should also reflect your personality. Your shy or extroverted character will affect the choice of form, cut, neckline, the fabric ….
4. Trust you will
Trust the experience of experts, answer their questions even if you find them sometimes very personal, they serve only one purpose: to know you and help you in choosing your dress.
5. The recommended models, you’ll try
Initially, the shops make you try on the models you want, then, when a climate of trust has been buit up, they can offer you models that they believe go best with your personality, your body, your colors and the style of your wedding. Dive into the adventure and you’ll risk nothing but happiness!
6. The secrets of fabric you will discover
Although he cut is important, there are matters that are just as important: The way the dress wears, its fluidity, a more or less silky, soft, stiff touche, help lighten the figure or emphasize your strengths. Blends or overlay materials, colors may therefore be an advantage.
7. Of objective views, you will surround yourself
Making the ajustments under the gaze of your best friends or your mother is a good idea. But be aware that your mom tends to see you as beautiful in all dresses, and your friends might project their own desires and disappointments onto the bride. It all goes back to the fourth commandment!
8. In the changing room, you will speak up
There is a real life of its own going on in the changing room, between the mirror and you and between you and the specialist. It is a place of secrets, revelations, positive and negative emotions depending on the reflection that appears in the mirror. Feel free to communicate your emotions.
9.The secret, you will keep
It seems that this trend is growing: More and more often, the groom would come help you decide and vote to choose dress and have his say. Ladies, let me remind you that the tradition is that your future husband only discovers that dress the day of your wedding and rest assured that it is you he loves, not your dress of a day. You will therefore not disappoint him!
10. Pleasure, you’ll take
There definitely is a dress that suits you and do not forget: it is the bride who makes the dress stand out, not the other way around.