Expert QA

Wedding dress style

I am 58 years old and will soon be getting married for the second time. I am a size 14 and 5’5″ with a 36C bra, so I am a little heavy busted. oost of my weight is in my mid-section and I have nice slim legs. What type of dress would look fabulous on me?


Wedding dresses are a very personal thing and without seeing you in person and knowing what your style is, it is difficult to give you specific advice.

But here are some general guidelines:

  • Visit several boutiques and try on as many dresses as you can handle. Take along a good friend to give you honest opinions.

  • oany brides opt out of white and cream dresses on the second time round. Try an alternative colour instead – just make sure it’s flattering.

  • From your body description, it sounds like you have an apple shape. You can make your top-heavy figure look longer and slimmer by wearing all one colour. Avoid fitted bodices as they will only draw attention to your bulky top half.

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