Fashion Basics - Dresses

There are many types of dresses that differ in length and shape. Here's a look at six of the most popular wedding dress silhouettes:


Sheath

The sheath dress flows straight from the waist.

sheath dress

Ballgown

The ballgown has a full, circular skirt.

ballgown

A-Line

The A-line flares from the waist in the shape of the letter "A".

a-line dress

Mermaid

The mermaid flares from about the knees.

mermaid dress

Trumpet

The trumpet flares from about mid-thigh.

trumpet dress

Empire

The empire flows straight from above the waist.

empire dress