FAQs and expert advice about wedding dresses

Here is a selection of Q&As from Your Sussex Wedding magazine whether it be about flowers, hair and makeup, fashion, wedding themes, health & beauty, cakes, stationery, legal advice. If you would like your question answered by our experts, please email it to editor@your-sussex.wedding


Ahead of the curve

Ahead of the curve

Q. What style of wedding dress would best suit my hourglass figure?

A. Christine Earnes and Emily Smith says: Naturally, a woman with an hourglass figure has a bust and hip that has the same or almost the same measurements, with a waist that comes in smaller – it's to do with the proportional breakdown of numbers when taking body measurements. The goal for an hourglass shape includes choosing a gown that flatters your curves. If you're looking to show off your bust, waist or hips, then choose a fit and flare. This captivating style hugs the body and flares off just below the hips, as well as highlighting the waist and creating that perfect figure look. Another option would be a ruched waist, which will highlight that area and be the focal point – the perfect design for a bride looking for a flattering gown.

Christine Earnes and Emily Smith, All About The Dress

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