Mermaid Wedding Dresses Capture The Imagination

Kenneth Winston, style 1799: Mermaid couture is yours to behold with this All-over Chantilly Lace and Embroidered Cotton Lace, Stretch Satin and Organza design. The plunging neckline and hugging curves offer the ultimate style. Available colors: Champagne/Ivory Silver (pictured above), White/White Silver and Ivory/Ivory Silver. Available sizes: 2-28.

NYB&G Raleigh Has Your Mermaid Wedding Gown

Embrace your curves and show off your confidence in a svelte Mermaid style wedding dress. Our magical selection will captivate your imagination and deliver more details than you ever thought of! Stop by without an appointment today and let’s find your dream dress! Not sure about the entire Mermaid silhouette? Fret not! We have a plethora of elegant and sophisticated bridal styles to choose from.

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Maggie Sottero, Rebecca Ingram, style Mary: If illusion details are on your dress list, this romantic wedding gown delivers. From the stunning illusion open back to illusion straps and neckline, this gown has the lace details you desire. The tulle fit and flare skirt accentuates the Mermaid vibe. Available colors: Ivory over Champagne (pictured above), All White and All Ivory. Available sizes: 0-28.

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We invite you to bring your entire wedding entourage down to take care of your bridal apparel needs. Our separate Tuxedo Department ensures complete privacy and top selection. Your bridesmaids can additionally shop until they drop too! We have everything you need under one roof to ensure everyone looks and feels amazing on your wedding day! Discover more about mermaid dress design elements below:

Also known as a fishtail, a mermaid wedding dress is closely fitted in the bodice all the way down to the knee, where it dramatically flares out – you’ll find that the skirt on gowns described as ‘trumpet’ or ‘fit-and-flare’ starts higher up, typically from either the mid-hip or thigh. The mermaid shows off your shape the most out of any of these styles, but don’t be put off – it can be a surprisingly flattering silhouette! More inspirations at Wedding Ideas Mag

Allure Couture, style C385: Divine lace and embroidery unite in this gorgeous wedding gown. The strapless mermaid style features gorgeous beadwork and alternating lace. Available colors: Ivory/Silver or Gold/Ivory/Silver (pictured above). Available sizes: 2-32.

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We are ecstatic to show off all of our latest wedding dress inspiration. Visit our bridal salon at your convenience…no appointment necessary! Our experienced and friendly Bridal Consultants can help you determine which dress features are “a must have,” and which ones you can live without. Discover more on the mermaid vs. trumpet silhouette differences below:

What Is A Mermaid Dress?

A mermaid wedding dress is characterized by its fitted style, which hugs close to the bride’s body. Unlike A-line or ball gown wedding dresses, this style doesn’t flare out at the waist. Rather, it flares at or below the knee, creating a mermaid like “tail” that’s utterly elegant. This “tail” typically features some sort of alluring detail, such as ruffles, lace or beading. It also can feature any length of train.

What is a Trumpet Dress?

A trumpet wedding dress fits similar to a mermaid gown. It hugs the body in all the right places and gradually flares outward.

The key difference between mermaid and trumpet wedding gowns is where the flare begins, which in the case of the trumpet style is mid-thigh. This creates a trumpet-like silhouette and may make it a bit easier for the bride to move around vs a mermaid gown.

Another key, though slightly less obvious, difference between the two styles is the size of the flare. Mermaid wedding dresses have a more dramatic flare, while trumpet style gowns flare out more gradually. Discover more at Moonlight Bridal

Bring Your Bridal Questions To Us

Not sure which bridal silhouette will define your wedding dress? No worries! This is supposed to be a fun and exciting shopping time to discover what you like and what you don’t prefer. Stay calm and know that you are in the best hands with the talented crew at New York Bride & Groom! Read more about mermaid wedding dress style tips below:

If you’ve got an apple or pear shaped body, this dress is not the proper style for your body type. This style will accent disproportionate hips even more. This dress is best suited to those with an hourglass shape.

Inaccurate measurements will spell the death knell of this dress. If you’re considering a mermaid dress, have your measurements taken by a professional seamstress. Don’t do it yourself.

Don’t plan on wearing undergarments that may show any visible line when wearing the mermaid dress. Seamless undergarments are a must! Continue reading at Taaz

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