What is your body shape; Are you a pear, petite, hourglass, apple or some other body shape? For finding the perfect designer wedding dress, you will need to know your body shape. If you are pear shape for instance, common to a majority of female, you may want to fit in a dress that puts emphasis on your torso and at the same time gives fewer accents on the hips. A style such as the princess cut would be just perfect. The princess cut or A-line dress fits tight on the body and opens from the waist providing a wider hemline. It is also a very popular choice among many brides.
If your body shape is more that of an apple, this type of figure is fully rounded having the waist, the shoulders and the hips of same width; an A-line dress will also go well on such figure. You can also try the hourglass style that is characteristic to such figures with the same width on the hips and shoulder and a waist that is thin. Making the correct choice of a wedding dress is essential for the day when you most likely will be the center of attention.
Other dress styles include the mermaid, the ball gown, and the empire. Each puts accent on specific characteristic of your figure; the mermaid is for women that would like to show off her silhouette. The dress embraces all the curves of the body and is perfect for an athletic or slender body shape. It will also grace the body of a petite quite nicely. If your wedding ceremony is that made from fairy tales or of extreme extravaganza, a ball gown would be perfect for the occasion. The perfect designer wedding dress does not need to be expensive. If you start shopping early, you may have your sight on a nice dress and acquire it during the sale season. Many women would start looking for the perfect dress even a year before the event date.
To have an idea of the type of dress you would like, you can surf the web and see what’s on offer. It is much better than going to the closest high street and window shop. Online stores have many different varieties which could prove appealing. At some stores you can be directed to the closest outlet that they have so that you have the opportunity to actually try the dress for size and fit. You want this day to be perfect so you would like to be certain that every single detail has been taken care of.
Buying a perfect dress does not require that it be ready-made. If you like a particular style that is with sleeves but prefer that it to be sleeveless, you can always ask the store if they can modify the wedding dress for you. Keep any alteration to the minimal; If you make to many alterations than, it would be better if you keep shopping for a dress that will be closer to your envisaged design.