Traditionally plus size brides have always been recommending purchasing plus size bridesmaid dresses like ballgowns and A-lines that hugs the bodice and flows out at the waist. This is because it creates a flattering silhouette, which accentuates the feminine curves. Whether you’re a pear, apple or hourglass shape, these dresses will never fail to make you look beautiful.
Ball gowns have always been associated with beauty, royalty, and fairy tale dreams. This style had often been a favourite for plus-size brides. The fitted, often detailed bodice makes the waist appear smaller and gives the bride an hourglass princess figure, without feeling too tight or comfortable. This means to don’t have to worry about your special day and instead enjoy it.
A stunning favourite for our plus-size brides is Robyn (68060). This flattering Ballgown wedding dress is perfect for any curvy bride who wants that fairy tale wedding. With gorgeous lace applique detailing the tulle skirt and a beautiful floral illusion sweetheart neckline, this dress truly is a showstopper. The detailed beaded belt, full skirt and train give the illusion of a smaller help to create a smaller waist and give a stunning silhouette.
An exquisite laced ballgown dress perfect for a plus size bride who doesn’t want to show their arms but still wants to feel delicate. Salome 69717 creates a beautiful natural fairytale look. Some brides feel conscious about their arms on their wedding day but using sheer lace appliques on the arms and neckline, creates a stunning illusion instead.
If a strapless ballgown was the dress for your dream, then look no further than the Soleil 69709. This gorgeous strapless sweetheart ballgown is perfect for any bride who wants that enchanted wedding. The lace detail which decorates the whole dress, makes the bride look stunning. Sweetheart necklines are great for curvy brides as they allowed the bodice to have a little room without feeling constricted or uncomfortable.
If ballgowns aren’t what you think or your looking for a dress that hugs your curve, then a fit-and-flare dress might be a more suited style. For the modern bride who wants to show off her hourglass silhouette, this style is perfect. The fitted bodice that comes down flared skirt creates a beautiful figure and shows off all the accents.
A beautiful fit and flare sweetheart dress is a go-to for any curvy bride who wants to show off and feel sexy on their wedding day. Sonya 69707 is a stunning off-the-shoulder lace strap fitted dress, which has all the correct areas. Whilst still giving some much-needed mobility. The feminine lace and sequin train with striking bridal button detailing along the derriere brings an extra layer of elegance.
Perfect for any bride who wants a fit and flare but still wants to cover their arms. Fortunata 69683 comes with an exquisitely detailed tulle fit and flare dress with romantic lace appliques, an alluring illusion back and lace edged train. The dress gives the most amazing, fitted silhouette. Thank the delicate sparkle beading, and a sparkle-edged neckline, the dress to appears modest for church ceremonies, but with a modern feminine flair. For brides who want a little more modesty or are subconscious about their arms, this dress does come with laced detachable long sleeves 69684.
If fit and flare are too revealing and ballgowns are too overwhelming why not try an A-line? A-line still creates a gorgeous silhouette, without having too much material overcrowding you. The silhouette is extremely flatting on a curvy figure, as fits around the bodice, and loosens about the skirts, creating a flowy comfortable look.
For a truly regal A-line which creates a gorgeous silhouette, fitting for any princess bride. Senga 69720 has exquisite, beaded detail on the bodice, which floats down the full shirt to a beautiful weightless train. Thanks to the nude illusion neckline, the dress appears to have slightly off-the-shoulder lace straps, which is actually a full bateau neckline.
For a truly showstopping dress which is extremely flattering for plus-size brides, look no further than Saylor 69786. This showstopping sparkle boho dress is perfect for brides who want to cover their arms but don’t want a tight fit. The flattering plunged v-neckline and open back gives this dress a beautiful relaxed feel, yet still show off a stunning hourglass figure. The glitter tulle creates a magical fairy tale look. Saylor really is perfect for the bride who wants to feel comfortable and beautiful at their wedding.
The most important thing when buying a wedding dress is that you feel comfortable. Whether it’s a dress that accentuates the curves or a dress which is more free-flowing. As long you feel comfortable and beautiful in it, that’s all that matters.
Whether plus-size, petite, or anything in between, we believe every bride should be able to buy her dream dress, so all our wedding dress styles are available in sizes 6 to 30. Just make sure you leave enough time to order your size in.
We recommend you start searching for your dream dress 6-9 months before your wedding day to allow enough time for the dress to be made, arrive in store, and for any alterations to be made.
We hope this plus-size wedding dress blog has informed you, so you know the best wedding dress styles to suit your size before you hit the bridal boutiques. If you feel inspired to browse more styles, you can also view all our wedding dresses.