What are the best wedding dress styles for the "large bust" body shape or the "inverted triangle" body type?
Depending on the fashion expert... some include the large bust figure in with the inverted triangle body type. The inverted triangle body type is someone with very wide shoulders and narrow hips.
The strategies to balance both body types are just about the same, with very few differences. So if your figure matches either body shape...
Knowing beforehand what will enhance your shape will make shopping for a bridal gown much easier. Just remember...
Not everyone look at these as figure challenges but embrace their body shape. If that is your case then you can ignore the following strategies.
These are meant to be guidelines for those who feel they want to down play their large bust or wide shoulders.
Figure Description: The inverted triangle figure type has prominent shoulders with narrow hips.
Slightly wider shoulders are considered an asset according to designers. But if they are quiet a bit wider than your hips then you may need to do something to balance your figure.
Note: Heavy arms can make your upper torso appear wide and top heavy if you have narrow hips.
If you feel your shoulders are too wide... then the following suggestions will help you balance your shape.
Strategies: Balance wide shoulders by adding details at the waist or skirt to draw attention to those areas instead.
Typically, if you have a prominent bust... the bust circumference is quite a bit larger than the hip area. From the side view the bust sticks out much further than the abdomen.
Most feel having a prominent bust is an asset. If you do then you may not worry about the depth of your neckline. But if your cleavage is an issue...
Here's a few other suggestions...
Also... most empire waist style wedding gowns focus attention on the bust area, so this style may be one you want to avoid. But I have seen this work on a body shapes where the person has a full bust and also their stomach area is not as flat as they would like.
Halter necklines can look great on some who have a prominent bust. Halter wedding dresses with sweetheart necklines or V-necklines are very complimentary. If you have heavy arms, you may not want this style because it tends to focus attention on this area.
Suggested wedding gown styles: A – line wedding gown, Princess line wedding gown, Ball gown wedding dress, Dropped waist styles
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