Last updated on August 28th, 2016 at 08:57 am

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Nowadays, people have a lot of options when it comes to buying wedding dresses. For brides who are looking for elegant gowns that can make their wedding ceremonies shine, mermaid style wedding gowns are an ideal choice. Mermaid dresses are designed to be fitted on the bodice and hips, and flare out into a trumpet shape at the knee. This type of bridal gown usually comes with fabrics that can hold its shape like lace and satin so as to accent the signature flared hem. This dress style is perfect for brides who want to make a grand entrance.

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Mermaid gowns are not great choices for all brides. If you do not want to draw attention to your hips, pick another dress style like a line. Besides, brides with pear shaped figure also should avoid choosing this type of gown. For brides who have great curves, the mermaid dress style looks stunning on them. Of course, mermaid gowns also can add the look of curves on brides with straight figures.

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These dresses with trumpet silhouette always look glamorous and elegant. They are usually seen worn at more formal weddings. Generally speaking, mermaid gowns that are made from delicate laces are more wearable for less fancy occasions. Mermaid dresses were very popular in the 1950s and early 60s when women desired to flaunt their curvaceous bodies. These dresses come in many different necklines for your choices. Strapless style is the most popular. If you are a slender bride who wants to create the illusion of curves, pick a dress with sweetheart neckline. For busty brides, mermaid v-neck gowns look flattering on them as they can show their best body part.

When selecting the right accessories for your mermaid gown, remember to choose jewelries that are equally fabulous, such as Swarovski necklaces and dazzling crystal earrings. There are brides who love mermaid dresses but want them not to be so fitted. You can have your mermaid gown altered a little by a professional tailor. A changed mermaid dress is more suitable for an active bride.

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Wedding gowns with trumpet silhouette will stay in fashion as they always make women look and feel wonderful. If you are a bride who wants to wear a gorgeous gown that can make your special day memorable, then there is no reason not to give the mermaid wedding dress style a try. Anyway, wish you a perfect wedding!

By Brittany Dyess

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