What Your Wedding Dress Says About You

Whether you've found the dress or you're still looking for the one, your wedding gown can indicate more than just your sense of fashion. Find out which dress matches your personality.

Sheath

MCV Photo, Courtesy of the designer, MCV Photo

MCV Photo, Courtesy of the designer, MCV Photo

Your personality: Calm, cool and collected.

Your wedding: Understated elegance. It takes careful planning to make things look effortless, but you pull it off perfectly.

Dresses by Birnbaum and Bullock, Romona Keveza Couture, Monique Lhullier

Mermaid

MCV Photo, MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding

MCV Photo, MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding

Your personality: Glam girl–you know what you like and your confidence is completely contagious.

Your wedding: Your guests will be in awe of every gorgeous (and sparkly) detail, from over-the-top centerpieces to the eye-catching crystal chandeliers.

Dresses by Carolina Herrera, Reem Acra, Ines Di Santo

A-line

Kurt Wilberding, MCV Photo, MCV Photo

Kurt Wilberding, MCV Photo, MCV Photo

Your personality: Traditional–you always look put together, but never over-the-top.

Your wedding: You will have all the elements of a classic wedding: veil, roses and, of course, “something blue."

Dresses by Legends by Romona Keveza, Kelly Faetaenini, Oscar De La Renta

Fit-and-flare

Kurt Wilberding, Courtesy of the designer, Courtesy of the designer

Kurt Wilberding, Courtesy of the designer, Courtesy of the designer

Your personality: Free-spirited and fun-loving.

Your wedding: You're all about throwing an amazing party with great music, food and décor. Your guests won't want to get off the dance floor.

Dress by Lela Rose, Liancarlo, Jim Hjelm Blush for JLM Couture

Ball gown

MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding, MCV Photo

MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding, MCV Photo

Your personality: Hopeless romantic—you can't wait to see the look on his face when he sees you in your dress.

Your wedding: Petal-covered aisle? Check. Horse-drawn get-away carriage? Check. Every detail of your fairytale wedding has been thought through.

Dresses by Kenneth Pool, Romona Keveza Couture, Rivini

Pantsuit

Courtesy of the designer, Kurt Wilberding, MCV Photo

Courtesy of the designer, Kurt Wilberding, MCV Photo

Your personality: You have a strong sense of style, and you aren't afraid to go against convention.

Your wedding: Totally you. You'll probably have a ceremony at City Hall and then followed by an intimate dinner with your closest friends and family.

Suits by Rosa Clara, Theia, Carolina Herrera

Tea-length

Kurt Wilberding, Kurt Wilberding, MCV Photo

Kurt Wilberding, Kurt Wilberding, MCV Photo

Your personality: You take your inspiration from the Audrey Hepburns of the world — iconic women who embrace individuality.

Your wedding: Timeless and elegant, but still personal — no one will be able to date your wedding photos.

Dresses by Birnbaum and Bullock, Romona Keveza Couture, Monique Lhullier

Short

MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding, Courtesy of the designer

MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding, Courtesy of the designer

Your personality: A city girl — you love the idea of having a dress you can wear over and over.

Your wedding: Simple, sophisticated and totally modern, your wedding will fit the urban setting to a tee.

Dresses by Marchesa, Ines Di Santo, Pronovias

Which best describes you?

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