When choosing a custom wedding dress design, it is still important to consider which style will best suit your figure. Are you envisaging a stunning mermaid design like our Elsa or a ball gown shape like our Vera?
Figuring out which design style suits you best will ensure your gown compliments every aspect of you, and will also fit you perfectly, ensuring you feel gorgeous and comfortable on your big day.
Consider Your Body Type
We all come in different shapes and sizes, but when it comes to finding the perfect design for your custom wedding dress it’s best to start with a few basic body types. The five general body types can be seen below, apple, pear, inverted triangle, rectangle and hour glass.
Matching Your Custom Wedding Dress Design to Your Figure
Now, we’ve discerned your body type, we can match it with a basic dress design shape. The typical dress shapes are A-line, mermaid, empire, ball gown and sheath.
The A-line design is best suited to rectangles, pears and apples.
The mermaid design is best suited to hour glass and inverted triangles.
The empire design is best suited to rectangles and pears.
The ball gown design is best suited to hour glasses, pears, inverted triangles and apples.
The Sheath is best suited to hour glass figures.
If you are still unsure, it could mean you have a combination shape. Don’t be disheartened if you don’t fall into a particular mould. The above shapes are just a general guide, to help give you inspiration.
The magic of having a beautiful Ella Moda custom wedding dress is you have something tailored specifically to your figure, accentuating the parts you’re proud of and covering the parts you’re not so fond of in exquisite silks and laces.