‘Tips for Choosing the Right Wedding Dress’

Here are our top tips for choosing the right wedding dress.  Think about your day, and what kind of wedding dress is most appropriate – for instance are you having a beach wedding, a marquee wedding or a formal ballroom reception, and think about the time of year, summer or winter!  Start looking sooner rather than later. It's never too early to start trying on dresses as it can take up to 6 months for a dress to be made to order.
Our Justin Alexander Bridal mermaid and fishtail wedding dresses are very much in fashion and can come in many different fabrics, colours, and styles.  Fitted on the body from the chest to the knee, then flares out close to the knee, the mermaid is great for slender frames and hourglass body types who are willing to show off their curves.  Take a look at our new collection of bridal gowns 'Beautiful' by Enzoani they have the most stunning trumpet Wedding dresses which are fitted through the body and flares mid-thigh. This cut is between a modified a-line and a mermaid cut and they are ideal for hourglass figures frames with small waists.
Sheath wedding dresses are narrow in shape, we have some beautiful French Collection by Wendy Makin wedding dresses that flow straight down from the neckline to the hem. Ideal for lean petite figures but also good on hourglasses figures who are willing to show off their curves.
One of the most popular wedding dresses is the A-line style with a shape that seems to suit all figure types.  We have some stunning Sincerity Bridal A-line wedding dresses with fitted bodice’s through the waist and flows out to the ground, resembling the outline of an uppercase "A." this A-line bridal gown is Ideal for all body types.
We love the “fairy tale” Ballgown wedding dress, Our Justin Alexander Bridal ballgown wedding dress is ideal for most body types but looks great on brides who have slim tops, but have a more pear shape figure.  This dress fits to the waist and has full circular skirts which exaggerate a small waist as it hides the lower part of the  body.
Our Curve Couture Collection of Wedding Dresses
We have a beautiful collection of wedding dresses for plus size brides.  Wedding dress shopping for any bride can be as daunting an experience as it is exciting.  But if you are a plus size women faced with a sea of sample size 8 gowns it can feel downright impossible.  Shopping for the perfect dress regardless of size or shape should never be an unpleasant experience, and you should never feel forced to settle for anything less than your dream gown.
Our range of plus size Callista bride wedding dresses for the curvy confident bride are stunning, featuring shapely A-lines, romantic ball gowns and fit and flare fish tales designed especially to flatter and shape the fuller figure.   Plus size Sonsie and Callista Bride have been creating gowns specifically for the fuller figure bride for many years, with amazing support to make every bride feel special and give her shape to the curves she loves.
If you are looking for a more modern and sophisticated look then take a look at our Christina Wu Love collection, they are designed specifically for girls with curves.  They have fantastic structure and fit  which will emphasize your figure.

 'What to expect at Anna McDonald Bridal Gallery'
All brides that come to Anna McDonald Bridal Gallery will be given  an hour and a half appointment with Anna, Adele or Caitlin, between us we have years of experience and  will make you feel comfortable and at ease and will make sure you have a cup of tea, coffee or glass of bubbles!  Our beautiful bridal shop in Oxfordshire sees brides from all over the Country and if you look at our Facebook page you will see fabulous reviews from our Oxfordshire Brides and Buckinghamshire Brides.
We look forward to welcoming you to our Bridal Boutique soon.  x
Posted: 16/03/2017 18:10:51

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