Large Size Wedding Dresses

Shopping For Plus Size Wedding Dresses

If you are shopping for large size wedding dresses, you are not alone. There are plenty of places that make wedding gowns available in all sizes. Gone are the days when we believed that every bride is a size 2, which is just not how it is. Many beautiful brides need large size wedding dresses today, thankfully we have finally come to time (especially with internet shopping) where those lovely ladies have the same styles and choices as all brides. Find plus size wedding dresses today.  


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Even if you are not considered plus-sized (size 14 and up) in everyday clothing you may still need large size wedding dresses as most wedding gowns run small and to be in one that fits you properly you will need to buy a size or two larger than what you normally wear. For instance, if you normally wear a size 12 you will probably need at least a 14 but maybe even a 16 for your wedding day. So even if you are not considered plus-sized, you may still need to shop for plus size wedding dresses.

So now that you know that you may need to shop for plus size wedding dresses the next question is what type of dress style would look best on you. Whether you are a size 4 or a size 20 want to look great on your wedding day and the first way to make this happen is to purchase a dress catered to your body type. Here are a few styles of large size wedding dresses that you might want to try: 

The A Line

f you are looking for large size wedding dresses the A-line might be the style you are looking for. The A-line wedding gown looks wonderful on all body types, that is why it is the most popular wedding dress. An A looks just as it sounds, like a capital A. At the hips is goes outward to the floor. It helps by drawing the eyes to the top part of the gown.

The A-line wedding dress is one of the most popular silhouette styles on the market so you should have no problem finding wedding gowns in a variety of styles within the A-line – from different styles and lengths of sleeves, different necklines or embellishments.

Princess Cut

A princess-cut wedding gown is another A-line variation, it would be a nice choice when shopping for large size wedding dresses. In this version, there is no seam at the waist which makes the dress flow from the bust line to the floor which creates an extremely stunning look.


If you have a larger bust than average you may want to select a dress with a V-neckline. This will accentuate your bust line and draw eyes to your upper body and face. 

Of course, as there are wedding dresses to help your look there are certainly a few large size wedding dresses to avoid as well. 

Mermaid Style

The mermaid dress is gaining in popularity, however, it is not a dress that you want to wear unless you want every curve defined and scrutinized by your guests. 

Fairytale Gowns

Many fairytale gowns, ones with large ballroom skirts, do not look nice as far as plus size wedding dresses go because it contributes to the roundness of the look.

Okay, now you have some ideas on what to buy and that you may even have to buy a few sizes up, but where are you going to go shopping? Well, you can start with local boutiques; most should have a large selection of gowns for all sizes. One thing you may need to remember is that because of the extra fabric used they may charge extra. If you are indeed shopping locally you may want to price check different shops and find out if they all charge the same amount or if some shops charge a larger fee than others. 

If you decide to shop online, there are many choices out there. All of the photos on this page are from various shops online - if you like what you see you can click on a photo to learn more or browse the rest of their selection.

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