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Wedding Dress Shopping Simplified By Brittney D. Herz There are literally thousands of different styles and designs of wedding dresses to choose from for today’s bride. This can make dress shopping fun, exciting, nerve racking, and of course confusing. This is a quick guide to help you with basic wedding dress terms and designs for the beginner bride trying to find her dream dress. One, choose a flattering shape. You know there are going to be hundreds, nay thousands, of photos taken on your wedding day and every bride wants to look her best. That being said make sure you pick a dress that flatters your figure. A dress that looks great on a friend or in a magazine may do nothing for you once it’s on so be open to trying more than one silhouette. If you are very thin a ball gown can work wonders for your shape.

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If you’re more on the plus size end a mermaid dress can help smooth your curves or try something with a corset. If you are petite you may want to try an A-Line dress to elongate your body but if you’re taller an A-Line can work just as well for you. Tall women are recommended to look for anything with a simple silhouette. Two, think about your neckline. Necklines can range in everything from extremely modest to oh my! It’s all up to you on what you want to show (or not show) on your wedding day. A Jewel neckline is a modest cut that is almost similar to a crew cut t-shirt. Usually it is jeweled (hence the name). The Scoop is like the Jewel only a little lower cut, but still more modest than some other necklines. An Illusion neckline is one that is either sheer, or lace,

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Beach To Bay Bridal - Fall 2013  

Delmarva's Bridal Guide featuring local wedding venues, photographers, officiants, beach themes, gowns, cakes and more! If you are dreaming...

Beach To Bay Bridal - Fall 2013  

Delmarva's Bridal Guide featuring local wedding venues, photographers, officiants, beach themes, gowns, cakes and more! If you are dreaming...

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