Bridal Breakdown: Silhouettes 101

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Recently engaged and all of your thoughts are consumed with planning a wedding that celebrates your relationship perfectly? Whether it’s a small destination elopement, intimate garden ceremony, or big party with everyone you’ve ever known, one thing remains- YOUR DRESS. But where do you begin? How do you narrow down the thousands of options? Don’t fret! Let’s start with the basics and learn some terminology along the way.

SILHOUETTE: The way you describe the shape of gowns. While you want to keep an open mind as you search, you’ll want to be able to communicate the silhouettes you love to your stylist. Let’s take a look at the well-known styles.

A-Line

This silhouette typically hits at the natural waist with a skirt that has a soft floating feel. Dress: Tatyana Mereynuk- Pheonix

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Ball Gown

The top will be fitted with a voluminous skirt. Perfect if you’re looking for your looking for a bit of drama. Dress: Tara LaTour- Nolan

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Fit-and-Flare

Also known as the modified A-line, these dresses fit through the widest part of the hip and flow from there. Dress: Rue de Seine- Beau

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Mermaid

This silhouette is very fitted through the lower thigh with a dramatic flare. Dress: Persy- Violet

Trumpet

Similar to the mermaid style, a trumpet gown is fitted through mid-thigh and begins to flare from there. Dress: Robert Bullock- Sonja

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Sheath

A long, narrow, slim-fitting dress typically made with light fabrics. Dress: Claire Pettibone – Pearle

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Featured Designer: Theia

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Theia is one of our beloved designers we carry at Unbridaled Austin.

With their comfortable, unique gowns from beaded, to all over lace, separates, and endless options, there’s something for everyone!

Don’t forget about our Theia trunk show approaching on March 3rd and 4th! 10% off this collection.

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When Two Become One: Bridal Separates

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Your fiance and you don’t have to be the only pieces coming together on your big day!  Our designers, Theia, Noel and Jean, Ivy and Aster, Linyage, and more, help you achieve a price-friendly, unique, one-of-a-kind look!  A true cure for the uncommon bride!  marlenaskirtandleahtop

Just divide the above by two, and see below!  By Theia

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Here’s some great matches from Noel and Jean:emietopnoelandjean

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And More below from Ivy and Aster!

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The possibilities are as endless as your love!

Styled Shoot w Katie May’s “Verona”

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Wow!  What a great styled shoot by Grey Likes Weddings using our Verona Gown by Katie May!

Don’t forget about our Katie May Trunk Show 1.19.17-1.21.17- Call 512.444.2743 or email helloaustin@unbridaled.com to set up your appointment!MHP053MHP031 MHP045 MHP048

Photography: Madeline Harper Photography /Styling: Kindle and Gather / Florals: Bristol Lane/ Calligraphy: Kindred Papery / Venue: The Contemporary Austin / Film Lab: The Find Lab / Rentals: 10th Collection / Cake: Simply Delicious Custom Cakes / Hair + Makeup: Hannah Zieschang // Models: Jillian + Colton Moore // Dress: Unbridaled