Wedding dress style guide

A ballgown and a mermaid gown are two

A ballgown and a mermaid gown are two bridal dress styles, each with the ability to flatter very different body types. (Credit: Liz Marshall)

Women are typically called upon to make decisions when planning their weddings, and for many, the most important of these revolves around the dress they’ll wear down the aisle. With so many different shapes, textures, and fabrics, it's enough for a bride to want to skip right to the honeymoon. 

We’re here to help: To make the search a little easier, we've created a wedding dress style guide that will help brides navigate the most popular styles available. From recommendations for each body type to fun facts about celebrities who've worn each style, our interactive dress finder will have you walking away informed — and down the aisle with confidence.

Whether you're in the beginning phases of choosing a wedding dress, or already have a style picked out that you love, click into our wedding dress style guide and explore your options. You may be surprised to find that one type of dress may be more flattering on you than another.

Interactive: Wedding dress style guide

As a bride, you deserve a dress that makes you feel like royalty on your wedding day. Whether that means having a Cinderella ballgown or a "Breakfast at Tiffanys" cocktail dress is completely up to you!

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