Finding the perfect wedding dress is a tricky task, especially if your beautiful bod doesn’t fit into the “mainstream” category. Folks who are plus size, petite, or tall may find wedding dress shopping a little frustrating to say the least. Sadly, plus size wedding dresses for 2017 may be scarcer than straight sized dresses. But don’t worry, there are some fabulous bridal designers out there who not only cater to larger ladies, but do so wonderfully.
It’s not just the size of your soul shell that could make wedding dress hunting more difficult; brides with an alternative style may also find the activity tiresome. No one wants to end up with the same frock as hundreds of other brides — and while some details about wedding dresses are tried and true, it's the little things that set each gown apart. Finding a plus size dress with those unique details can be hard, but it's certainly not impossible.
When it comes to your wedding dress, you certainly don’t need to settle for a so-so frock just because it’s in your size. On your wedding day you should feel like an absolute goddess, so shop around and discover all the wonderful plus size wedding dress designers out there.
To make your search a little easier, here's a selection of some of the most gorgeous plus size wedding dresses for 2017.
1. The Lacy Bodice
Style Tomasso, Price On Appointment At Your Nearest Stockist See: callistabride.com
This floaty dress with an embellished bodice is the epitome of elegance.
2. The Strapless Style
Corbin, Price On Appointment At Your Nearest Stockist See: maggiesottero.com
If you still love the strapless style that was huge in the mid-'00s, this modernised version is for you.
3. The Blush Beauty
Morilee Bridal Embroidered Lace Bodice Edged With Beading On Tulle Wedding Dress, Price On Appointment At Your Nearest Stockist See: morilee.com
Pink is associated with femininity, so if this is the look you're wanting to portray, choose a gown with a pretty pink hue like this one.
4. The Lace Sleeve Gown
Timeless, Price On Appointment At Your Nearest Stockist See: rozlakelin.com
Brides-to-be who fancy a little coverage will adore a lace sleeve.
5. The Simply Stylish Maxi
Asos Curve Bridal Cami Embellished Maxi Dress, $271, asos.com
When frou-frou just doesn't do it for you, choose a simple yet stunning maxi dress.
6. The Vintage Style Tea Length Dress
Unique Vintage Plus Size Ivory Shimmer Mesh One Shoulder Charisse Dress, $98, unique-vintage.com
If vintage bridal gowns are your cup of tea, a tea length style might be your perfect match.
7. The Cap Sleeve Style
Plus Size Wedding Dress, $800, etsy.com
Demure and delicate, this cap sleeve gown would suit a variety of themes.
8. The Mermaid Gown
Crystal Beaded Embroidered Lace Meets Flounced Organza Plus Size Morilee Bridal Wedding Dress, Price On Appointment At Your Nearest Stockist See: morilee.com
Glamorous gals wanting to wow with their wedding dress can do so in this phenomenal frock.
9. The Decadently Detailed Dress
Oleg Cassini Tank Lace Wedding Dress With Beads, $1,758, davidsbridal.com
The classic princess style wedding dress gets a modern makeover with decadent floral details.
10. The Ethereal Gown
Marnie, Price On Appointment At Your Nearest Stockist See: watters.com
Ladies who want to float through their big day will need this ethereal stunner.
11. The Alternative Dress
Plus Size Floor-length Wedding Dress "Daphne" ROHMY Gold Label, $688.52, etsy.com
Plus size gals with an eclectic taste in fashion should check out ROHMY on Etsy for some dreamy, creative dresses.
Shopping for a plus size wedding dress shouldn't be a chore. Check out these rad dresses for some wedspiration and who knows, maybe you'll find the one?
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