You have the perfect partner, the perfect ring, and now it’s time to find your perfect dress! So what wedding dress style is the right fit for you? Check out our crash course into wedding dress basics to find the best fit for your big day below!

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Ballgown

When you think of a fairytale wedding, this is more than likely the dress you’re envisioning and it definitely fits the “princess” dress theme. It has a fitted bodice with a large, full skirt perfect for twirling! 

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A-line

This is your standard go-to for wedding dresses. While it is similar to the ballgown with its fitted bodice and overall shape, the A-line gown’s skirt is more flowing with less fluff. 

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Trumpet

A trumpet dress features a more fit-and-flare style. This gown waits to flare around the mid-thigh for a mix of both princess and modern!

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Mermaid

The mermaid and trumpet can sometimes be confused, however, the mermaid introduces a sexier vibe! This dress stays fitted until the knee to really show off your curves!

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Sheath

Also known as column style, this gown has a straight, narrow shape without much of a flair if any at all. Perfect for the modern or minimalistic bride! 

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Tea Length

Calling all vintage lovers! The tea length style was very popular in the 1950s and usually is a A-line or ballgown shape with a much shorter hemline ending right below the knee.

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Jumpsuit

Introducing the newcomer of bridal styles, the jumpsuit. This style is quickly gaining in popularity as it can be totally chic and comfortable! Whether it’s completely fitted with a pencil pant bottom or more fun with a wide leg, this is a great option for you non-conventional brides!  

What style do you like best? Let us know in the comments below!