January 14, 2008

Wedding dress 2: matching your body type to this year's bridal wear trends

Finding the right fit for a wedding dress means picking a gown proportioned for your body type.

Pulling a picture out of a magazine is one thing, trying on the look with your mother and your bridesmaid in tow is another. Why go through the frustration?

Here's a helpful guide to matching body types to this year's bridal wear trends.

VBD spoke with Sally Georgees of Sposa Wedding World in New Westminster about picking the right look for your body shape. Listen.


Wedding dresses: dream dress and shopping pointers for the bride in white



Football playoffs aside, it is kick-off time for brides-to-be.

Wedding dresses take six to seven months to order, fit and adjust. So the first weeks of January become the buy or die moment for women planning summer nuptials.

Thousands of brides heard the whistle and descended upon Wedding World 2008 at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Center. That's where VBD had a chance to speak to some brides about their search for the perfect wedding dress.

Plus a few points from Pearl Chen from Bello Wedding World to help you avoid wedding dress search meltdowns. Listen.