Ball Gown Wedding Dresses

Retro themed clothes are a fashion yes. Especially, so if you choose to wear retro gowns for your wedding. You may have your grandmother’s wedding gown passed down to you or you may choose to get a wedding gown designed for yourself. Many different types of retro wedding gowns exist, but a ball gown is the most traditional, vintage, classic and most popular. Ball gown wedding dresses can add a fantasy element to any wedding. Ball gowns are flattering to all body types and can add drama and glamour to the right wedding, making a woman’s fairy tale a reality.

Your influence for a wedding dress made to resemble a ballroom gown can be vary, from Grace Kelly’s gorgeous wedding gown worn in 1956 for her wedding to the Prince of Monaco to Princess Diana’s gown that she wore for her 1981 wedding to Prince Charles. All of us dream of a fairy tale princess wedding and what could be a better option for such a wedding than a ball gown. For a traditional wedding, opt for a gown with a full long skirt and well-defined waist. Opt for a long train and veil. You could opt to play around with your neckline. Some popular necklines include the boat neck, a v-neck, and the off-shoulder. Lace and sequins could be beautiful additions to embellish and accessorize your ball gown wedding dresses. When shopping for your ball gown, start with a budget. Know your spending limit, and stick with it to avoid confusion later. Pick several stores to narrow down your choices. Trying to shop at too many stores can become overwhelming. Consider your frame when choosing the right gown. If you are petite, a simpler gown may work better for you than a gown with too much lace or tulle. Alterations can perfect the proportions of the dress to fit your body once you find the gown of your dreams. Don’t forget to add a tiara for that perfect princess look.

The typical of a ball gown is tight around the bust and torso and comes in at the waist, defining your tummy and flattering your figure. It then flares out into a full skirt made of tulle, satin, lace or a combination of materials. Most ball gown wedding dresses are strapless, but you have other options such as light sleeves, or one shoulder bared. These gowns tend to emphasize the best parts of a woman and hide the ones you are not eager to show. A ball gown can also be flattering on tall and slender women. These dresses are great and pretty for all women who want to emulate a vintage/traditionally theme on her special wedding day.