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Perfect Dress

Read below the blog posted by our own Ciara McKinney about Finding the perfect dress!

According to Elite Daily, one reason a brides wedding day is “her greatest fantasy” is due to a consistent feeling among women that they feel most beautiful on their special day. With today’s media and technology young girls and women have immediate access to thousands of dress options. While a bride can love what they see in a picture, many fail to realize choosing a dress this way can accumulate the opposite outcome of what they wanted. “Cut and Color” is a phrase normally associated with hair or in marital sense your engagement/wedding ring. In my case  “Cut and Color” refers to your wedding dress. This formula and examples below will help you achieve how to look your personal best on your special day.

Finding that Perfect Dress!

What is your Body Shape?

2) Target your body type according to Nordstrom.com (CUT)

Hourglass: “curvaceous, with full bust, defined waist and full hips.” Focus on: A-line, mermaid, empire, ball gown, or sheath.

Apple/Round: “Narrowest point is above the natural waist at the ribs.” Focus on: A-line, or an empire.

Triangle/Pear: Smaller on top, fuller at the hips and rear.” Focus on: A-line, mermaid, empire, or a ball gown.

Straight/Rectangle: “less definition between bust, waist and hips.” Focus on: A-line, empire, ball gown, or sheath.

Full Bust/Introverted Triangle: “Bust is fuller than hips and rear.” Focus on: A-line, empire, or ball gown

Finding that Perfect Dress for your wedding!

Perfect Dress

1) Target your skin tone (COLOR).

Typically the common idea is the darker your skin the brighter white you can go.

If you’re fair skinned: Ivory, Natural White, Yellow Ivories

If you’re olive or light brown: Natural White, Champagne, Stark White

If you’re brown or dark brown: Stark White, Champagne

There you have it! Body Type(cut) + Skin Tone(color) = Your Perfect Dress!

Sources:

http://www.sizecharter.com/fashion-and-style-tips/find-your-body-shape

http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/womens-dresses-fit

https://www.preownedweddingdresses.com/dresses/by-shape

http://bridalguide.com/fashion/wedding-dress-shopping-guide/best-wedding-dress-for-body-type

http://www.realsimple.com/weddings/dress-attire/wedding-dresses-how-to-choose-perfect-dress-for-your-body-type/ad?slide=4

https://www.gilingandwhitebridal.co.uk/bridal-blog/best-wedding-dress-for-your-body-shape/