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You've found your dream partner and now it's time to find your dream wedding dress - and say yes to the dress!
We recognise beauty and brides come in all shapes and sizes (it's why our wedding dresses are available in sizes 6 to 30) so we've created this plus-size blog category to help you find the best wedding dress choices to celebrate your curves.
Accentuating your assets
Every woman, regardless of her shape and size, has assets she can accentuate and one way to do this is by choosing a dress which focuses on what she wants to flaunt. So, if your arms are one of your best features, opt for a strapless or strappy wedding dress which shows them off. If your bust is your best asset, choose a square or sweetheart neckline with plenty of support. Want to flaunt your fuller figure? Our fun and fabulous figure-hugging Didima (style number 69587) dress provides incredible support while accentuating the best of your curves thanks to its fitted bodice and ruffle skirt detail. Other styles that suit plus size brides include A-line gowns like our Duccia dress (style 69588). With a natural waistline, this romantic gown cinches the waist while covering the hips and legs for a flattering fairytale silhouette. If you've always dreamt of a fit and flare but don't think it'll flatter your figure, think again. Our Dusty sparkle tulle fit and flare gown (style 69585) has thick straps and a sheer insert to support a fuller bust while showcasing your curves - and for those brides who want to cover their hips and derriere or have two looks, there's a matching over skirt too called Dottie (style 69586), providing an alternative silhouette.
Flattering features and distracting detail
Similarly, we all have body parts we're not so confident about and would rather hide. By getting creative, we can gloss over or disguise what we don't like just as easily as we can show off our best bits. Take your waist for example, a well-placed waistband, ruched detailing or a brooch can all draw the eye away from your midriff or create flattering features which distract. Not a fan of your arms? Opt for full sleeves, shawls, capes and coats.If you love a dress that is sleeveless or strapless, do not fear, just speak to the boutique you are shopping in - many have expert seamstresses who can help with alterations.
Comfort above all else
More than anything, it's important to be comfortable in your wedding dress. If you're not comfortable and your dress is ill-fitting, you're not going to feel or look confident and enjoy your special day. At Ronald Joyce, we design and manufacture plus-size wedding dresses that hug your figure in the right places while providing both comfort and support. In fact our collection has been especially redesigned in larger sizes for the fuller figure.
So, what are you waiting for? Let's raid the rails at your local bridal stores and celebrate your curves!
If you'd like us to cover a different plus-size blog topic or share your real bride wedding story, email your details and any photos to email@example.com.
10th June 2022
Sometimes it can be hard to find the perfect dress when your more of a curvy bride. But don’t let your curves stop you from finding the dress of your dreams. Because big and beautiful is the new way forward, and these gorgeous dresses are ready for your big day.
5th August 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic stopped real bride Leanne from getting married in Greece, not wanting to postpone, the whole wedding was re-planned in a week!
25th June 2020
We caught up with our fabulous designer Veni Infantino for part 3 of our series on wedding dresses she recommends for the fuller figure. Read part 2 here.
23rd June 2020
We caught up with our fabulous designer Veni Infantino for part 2 of our series on gowns she recommends for the fuller figure. Read part 1 here.
16th June 2020
We caught up with our fabulous designer Veni Infantino who has been busy in lockdown sketching and reviewing the hundreds of dresses she has designed over the past few years.
25th March 2020
More and more brides are searching for a plus size wedding dress, so we've put together some of our favourite and most popular bridal gowns designed to celebrate curvy women and help you find your dream dress.
21st June 2019
Your wedding day is the perfect opportunity to show off your femininity in all its power. For fuller-figured women, there is no better time to choose something that hugs in all the right places and makes the most of your gorgeous curves. Here, we’re going to look at dresses for plus-size ladies who want to celebrate their body.
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