The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Dress Silhouettes

Finding a dress silhouette you feel most beautiful in can be one of the most important parts of wedding dress shopping. We’ve put together a list of our favorite dress silhouettes to help you choose the perfect style for your wedding day!


The ultra-flattering ballgown is a silhouette that will always have our hearts! By perfectly accentuating your waist and adding just the right amount of drama with its full skirt, the perfect ball gown is sure to make you feel like royalty on your wedding day!

Smiling woman in bridal dress with lace, detailed top


An A-line wedding gown is the perfect mix of fun and flirty! Often featuring an accentuated waistline and flowy skirt, an A-line gown is perfect for dancing the night away on your I Do day!


Here comes the bombshell! The classic mermaid gown is sure to turn heads on your wedding day! Perfectly sculpting your curves from bust to hips, a mermaid gown is perfect if you want to add a little va-va-voom to your wedding day!

beautiful bride smiling happily in ivory wedding gown
bride standing in a beautiful fitted wedding gown holding the train of the dress


This effortlessly flattering silhouette hugs and celebrates your curves in all the right places! Accentuating your waist then hugging your hips before falling graciously, a sheath gown is perfect for the bride who wants to look and feel sexy, without giving up comfort!

Book your bridal experience at any of our 3 Virginia-Based bridal shops to find the perfect silhouette for your wedding day!

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