Dresses | June 8, 2021
Ladies, if you’re small on top and have a fabulously full booty and hips, we’ve got some gorgeous wedding dresses and style details for you! Whether you want to balance your proportions or up your bootylicious game, these gowns are sure to make you feel beautiful on your special day. Check out our top lightweight A-line wedding dresses and fit-and-flare gowns for brides with pear-shaped body types below. Cheers!
Floral Beach Wedding Dress for Brides with Pear-Shaped Body Types: Jill by Rebecca Ingram
Love the look of a floral beach wedding dress? This airy and comfy style flatters what is often referred to as a triangle or hip-heavy figure. The plunging V-neck and delicate lace motifs play up the bodice, adding visual interest to your shoulders and bust, while flowy layers of tulle cascade down to balance out your bottom half. Ooh-la-la!
Dreamy Jill by Rebecca Ingram is perfect for outdoor venues, candlelit parties, and all-night dance parties. (Plus, this bridal gown comes at a flawless price point. Head to a Rebecca Ingram collection for more budget-friendly wedding dresses today!)
For a little whimsy and dimension, consider lightweight A-line wedding dresses with unique embellishments to flatter your favorite features. For example, this boho wedding dress enhances your décolletage with illusion lace, while plunging illusion side panels accentuate your back and top half.
Wouldn’t you agree that Laramie by Sottero and Midgley is the perfect bridal statement for your luxe bohemian style?
Fairytale A-line Wedding Gown with Flutter Sleeves: Paige by Maggie Sottero
Next up in the waist-flattering department: this exquisite lightweight A-line wedding dress in beaded lace and sparkly tulle. This wedding gown is especially gorgeous for flat-chested brides, as the embellished bodice cinches in your waistline while boosting your bust and shoulders. Plus, we can’t get over these fairytale-inspired flutter sleeves.
The layers on Paige by Maggie Sottero add a touch of curvature with a subtly flared hemline—a great way to balance out your booty and elongate your legs. It’s a perfect package for the princess-chic bride looking to flatter a triangle body type!
First things first: if you’re looking to flatter a pear-shaped frame, it’s all about working your shoulder-waist-hip ratio. Start with an A-line meets sheath silhouette to flatter one of your best assets—your gorgeous waistline!
Lorraine by Rebecca Ingram does triple-duty by drawing attention to the narrowest part of your torso, embellishing and accentuating your top half with lace and illusion, and then flattering your hips and thighs with soft chiffon and a leg-skimming slit. This is the perfect lightweight A-line wedding dress to show off your figure while balancing out your proportions. Gorgeous!
Lightweight A-line Wedding Dress for Pear-Shaped Body Types: Houston by Sottero and Midgley
You’ve likely heard it from celebrity stylists and fashion blogs: a great way to balance out a pear-shaped frame is to play up your top half, e.g. your shoulders and décolletage. When it comes to wedding dresses, opt for a unique neckline and statement sleeves. Houston by Sottero and Midgley is a great place to start with a scoop neck and cold shoulder sleeves.
The nature-inspired lace cascades over your bust and bodice, while fluttery illusion details accent your shoulders and collarbones. It’s a gorgeous choice to add visual interest to your top half while flattering your lower half. Fabulous!
Modest Ball Gown Wedding Dress for Brides with Pear-Shaped Figures: Pearson by Maggie Sottero
If you’re looking to cover up while still flattering your shape, say hello to luxurious layered lace in a chic ball gown silhouette. This modest ball gown wedding dress is lined with super comfy material to fit and boost your waistline and booty, while the top half features a delicate bateau neckline and chic sleeves to complement your demure aesthetic.
Go full coverage with Pearson by Maggie Sottero for your special day without sacrificing style or romance.
If you’re looking to show off your favorite assets (e.g., your fabulous hips and booty,) for your big day, check out this super flattering fit-and-flare wedding dress in soft texture and layered lace. The romantic lace bodice and off-the-shoulder sleeves add visual interest to your chest, while the fit-and-flare silhouette shapes and accentuates your lower half.
On Edison by Maggie Sottero, delicate lace cinches your waist and subtly cascades into a soft A-line skirt, thus elongating your frame while flattering your hips and booty. All this in one dress? Magic!
When it comes to lightweight A-line wedding dresses, is it possible to find a luxurious and over-the-top design without sacrificing ease or breathability? When it comes to our Sottero and Midgley line, the answer is a resounding and ecstatic YES!
Cue Lancaster, a stunning, runway-ready bridal gown featuring soft and mega-romantic lace motifs. This wedding dress is designed to balance your couture style with a comfortable fit. Trés chic!
Flirting with florals for your bridal look? Soft and feminine lace motifs are fabulously flattering for brides with pear-shaped body types, as the motif adapts easily to organic lines and graceful silhouettes.
Opt for an illusion lace bodice to draw attention to your neckline and waist, then let loose with big patterns and layered embroidery in a soft and dreamy A-line skirt. Cue Sasha by Maggie Sottero; you won’t be able to resist twirling in this chic and summery bridal dress!
Last but certainly not least, consider the magical, bust-enhancing, waist-cinching, and overall fab-ulizing effects of an embellished bodice design for brides with pear-shaped figures.
Ballerina-inspired Marisol by Rebecca Ingram shows off your top half with sheer lace and a glam sweetheart neckline, while the lightweight tulle skirt ensures all-day comfort for your gorgeous ceremony and reception. What’s not to love?
Loving this theme of lightweight A-line wedding dresses to complement a pear-shaped frame? Head to our posts on Lightweight Ballgowns and Effortless Gatsby Gowns, as well as our Pinterest gallery of Lightweight Boho Styles designed to flatter your booty, cinch your waistline, and play up your bust. Gather your favorites online, then head to your local boutique to find your perfect design IRL. Best wishes for your best day ever!
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