It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for since you agreed to get married – time to start wedding dress shopping! As a little girl, you dreamed about the glamour of trying on wedding gowns and walking down the aisle with all eyes on you. Now that the big day is approaching, you might find wedding dress shopping surprisingly stressful – maybe because there are so many styles to choose from. While you should spend some time exploring bridal photos, think about drop waist wedding dresses. This contemporary design creates a sleek, stunning silhouette that can accentuate some of your best features – along with causing your partner’s jaw to drop when you start your walk down the aisle.
Before getting started, our experts have some wedding dress shopping tips for you. First, be sure to get started early. Finding the ideal dress takes time. Next, schedule an appointment at the bridal salon. Don’t forget to bring along a friend or relative (or two) whom you trust to give their honest feedback. Finally, select a wedding dress – whether it’s a drop waist wedding gown or otherwise – that makes you feel absolutely beautiful. This is your big day. You should look and feel your very best!
What is a dropped waist wedding dress?
Adropped waist wedding gownfeatures a low waist that typically lands around the hips. Drop waist dresses originated in the 1920s, and the look works particularly well with a mermaid-style dress. In general, the sleek torso of a drop waist wedding gown accentuates the bride’s curves and adds a unique, modern look to what might otherwise be a traditional wedding dress. If you’re not sure which type of wedding dress will work best for your figure, check out The Best Wedding Dress Silhouette for Your Body Type and How to Find the Best Dress for Your Shape.
No matter your waist style preference, The Knot is here to help you find the wedding dress of your dreams – whether that’s a drop waist wedding gown or a different style altogether. We have all styles and lengths – short or long, fitted or flared, sleeveless or long-sleeved and modern or vintage – so every bride can find the perfect dress. Search our dropped waist wedding dressselections by silhouette, price, neckline and more. You’re going to look amazing when you say “I do!”