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Choosing the Best Bridesmaid Dresses For Different Body Types

by Ada Lalia 13 Mar 2023 0 Comments

Finding the perfect wedding dress that suits you is not an easy task, let alone shopping for the perfect bridesmaid dresses for your bridal party. So what should you do if you have a group of girls that varies in height and body shape? What kind of bridesmaid dress styles will flatter everyone in your bridal tribe? Of course you want everyone to be happy when they stand next to you at the altar.

Most brides want their bridesmaid dresses to match and that can be the color of the dresses, the style and more. There is a variety of styles that the bridesmaids can choose so that they are comfortable and feel confident in. Below are some tips on finding a suitable bridesmaid dress according to your body type.

Bridesmaid Dresses for Curvy Figures

Most of the dresses at My Chic Dress come in a wide range of sizes. Therefore, fuller figured bridesmaids have plenty of options to choose from. The flattering A-line and empire waist dresses are ideal choices for this body shape. Check out some of the favorite styles from My Chic Dress.

A-Line Bridesmaid Dresses

A-line silhouette dresses tend to draw attention to the natural waist and creating an hourglass look. These dresses accentuate both the bust and the hips because these areas are the smallest at the middle point between those two features. An A-line bridesmaid dress is perfect for full figured bridesmaids who want to highlight their curves.

Blue Bridesmaid Dress One Shoulder

Empire Bridesmaid Dresses

An empire waistline dress will move the waistline up to just below the bust. These dresses would help to elongate the figure. As these dresses are only fitted below the bust, they are comfortable and loose around the tummy, hips, and legs. Full figured bridesmaids who would prefer not to draw attention to those parts of their body will love these dresses.

Blue Long Chiffon Bridesmaid Dresses

Bridesmaid Dresses for Rectangle Body Shape

Have an athletic or rectangle body shape with not a lot of curve? There are several ways to accentuate the waist and bust to help create that feminine shape.

Belted or Accentuated Waistline Prom Dresses

One of the best ways to accentuate the body curves for those with an athletic body type is to find dresses with belted waistlines. The belt would create a distinct outline that will flatter the body type beautifully. This dress below is a combination of V-neckline with belted waist and is the ideal for flattering any body type, especially athletic figured bridesmaids.Hot Pink Lace Prom Dress

Bridesmaid Dresses For Petite Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids with a petite body type often look for dresses that fit their small fame and emphasize their subtle curves. Below are several things to look for in a bridesmaid dress that will flatter a petite body type beautifully.

Sweetheart Neckline Bridesmaid Dresses

For small frame, dresses with sweetheart necklines can create a flattering shape and subtle cleavage. Strapless sweetheart dresses are a popular choice for petite bridesmaids. This strapless style will create some soft and feminine curves.Burgundy Bridesmaid Dresses Chiffon

V-Neck Boho Bridesmaid Dresses

Dresses with V-necklines are also flattering for petite bridesmaids. V-necklines tend to elongate the neck and narrow the width of shoulders for a very flattering look. Petite body type make wearing low-cut dresses easy, fun and flirty.Black Short Bridesmaid Dresses Boho


Bridesmaid Dresses for Large Busts

We believe that having a larger chest has its pros and cons. When choosing a dress, you can decide if you want to accentuate the chest or cover it. This will determine what style of dress you would want to look for! Check out our recommendations to help you find the best bridesmaid dresses for your body type below:

To Accentuate Chest - V-Neck Bridesmaid Dresses

If you want to accentuate your chest, V-necklines are the best way to do it. Besides elongating the neck, it will also enhance the overall silhouette.

Long Chiffon Bridesmaid Dresses V-Neck


For More Coverage - High Neck Bridesmaid Dresses 

There are many stunning dresses with high necklines for busty bridesmaids out there who are looking to avoid drawing attention to your chest.Lace Satin White Bridesmaid Dress


For Better Support And Comfort - Thick Strap Dresses

If you want to wear a bra on the big day that will keep your chest supported, then a dress with a v-neckline and thick straps is what you need. It will keep you supported while also allowing you to wear your favorite bra.

Burgundy Bridesmaid Dresses Lace



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