Are you going to buy a wedding dress for your big event but know little about how to start? Are you frustrated of how to search for a dream wedding gown from Google since you are pinch of what keywords should be used? Since wedding attire is a special field, we need some professional words to describe a gown from style to material, from shape to craft. If you know nothing about it, you are unable to get a unusual dress for yourself.
From this article, you will learn what keywords and important elements for choosing a dream dress.
Satin – Mostly used material for wedding gowns. It features glossy and massy. Satin often made with polyester, acetate, nylon, and rayon, or blended.
Chiffon – The trend is more and more high-end wedding gowns are made of chiffon fabric due to its soft, sheer and lightweight. Chiffon is a textile made from silk, cotton, nylon, polyester, or rayon, or blended.
Voile – Voile is a sheer slippery material, usually made of polyester or cotton blends, hangs gracefully and often used as formal window sheers. Can be used in layers or used over a sturdier material.
Tulle – is actually net, often starched and is stiff. Usually used in veil and skirt
Taffeta – another popular fabric for wedding dresses, features stiff, lustrous and crisp
Lace – is an openwork fabric, patterned with open holes in the work, made by machine or by hand.
Organza – A slightly looser variation on the weave will result in sheer looking fabric.
Silk – The finest fabric used for dresses. However, not every gown style is available in silk material.
Lace flower/lace hem
Full Length – the whole length of the gown.
Bust – the biggest circle size of bust part.
Waist – the smallest circle size of waist part.
Hips – the biggest circle size of hips.
Hollow to hem – from hollow to the dress hem. Same as shoulder to hem.
White – Traditional color used for wedding dresses.
Ivory – Popular color for wedding gowns.
A-line/princess – A dress or skirt silhouette that is narrower at the top, flaring gently wider toward the bottom thereby resembling the letter A. Works well on most figure types; good for disguising bottom-heavy figures.
Sheath/Column – A sheath dress features a figure-hugging silhouette with a defined waist (no belt or waistband).
Empire – A type of dress or top where the waist line is raised above the natural waistline, sometimes as high as right below the bust.
Mermaid/Trumpet – The mermaid dress is close fitting through the bodice, down through the hips and to about mid or lower calf where the skirt flares out.
Ball Gown – A ballgown is a type of long dress that is fitted at the bodice, with a very full skirt.