Photos: Wedding Dresses for a Triangle Body

Triangle body types like show-stopping Jennifer Lopez are curvy on the bottom with slim shoulders, waistlines and chests. Wedding dresses that downplay your hips and thighs, such as ball gown and A-line silhouettes, provide the most flattering fit. “The fullness of a ball gown or an A-line will disguise your legs and hips while making your upper body appear smaller,” says bridal fashion editor and stylist Erica Sigel.

Here are nine wedding dresses that flatter brides with a triangle body shape.

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1Amsale

A tailored fabric like silk faille adds structure to a wedding dress. This A-line gown flairs out from a cinched waist to highlight your slim midsection, while the asymmetrical strapless neckline adds dimension to your bustline.

Amsale, style name Lauren, $4,200, amsale.com

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2Amsale

The structured draping on the bodice along with the crystal knot belt detail accentuates your narrow top. The silk faille fabric and ball gown skirt conceal your bottom half and won’t cling to your body.

Amsale, style name Gwen, $4,850, amsale.com

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3Rivini

This elegant strapless satin dress with draped bodice features a beaded belt at the waist to accentuate your narrow midsection, while the A-line skirt hides the widest part of your body.

Rivini, price upon request, rivini.com.

4Galina Signature Collection at David’s Bridal

This one-shoulder neckline embellished with beading draws the eye away from your hips. The draped detailing on the bodice enhances your narrow waistline.

Galina Signature Collection at David’s Bridal, style number SWG439, $850, davidsbridal.com

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5Romona Keveza

The ball gown’s circle skirt, dramatically covered with organza petals, conceals wide hips, while the strapless draped bodice highlights your midsection.

Romona Keveza, style number RK208, $10,200, romonakeveza.com

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6Melissa Sweet at Priscilla of Boston

This skirt flares out from the natural waist, emphasizing your slim waistline and drawing attention away from hips and thighs. The silk mikado fabric gives the skirt structure and won’t cling to the body. The one-shoulder neckline showcases your slender upper body.

Melissa Sweet at Priscilla of Boston, style name Pearl, $4,675, priscillaofboston.com

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7Anne Barge

Add some fullness to your bustline in this v-neck Chantilly lace bodice with pearl pleated silk organza overlay. The A-line skirt flows over and conceals your curvy lower half.

Anne Barge, style name Blythe, around $7,000, annebarge.com

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8Badgley Mischka Bride

The one-shoulder neckline with ribbon and rhinestones across the bodice command attention away from your hips. The ball gown skirt, made from layers of tulle, hide your hips and thighs.

Badgley Mischka Bride, style name Angela, $4,830, badgleymischka.com

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9Marchesa

The crisscross detail on the bodice of this ball gown creates a fuller bustline and helps balance out the full tulle skirt.

Marchesa, price upon request, marchesa.com

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10Monique Lhuillier

Conceal curvaceous hips and thighs under this full embroidered skirt with lush layers of tulle. The sweetheart strapless bodice is draped with silk gauze, while a broach accents the cinched waist.

Monique Lhuillier, style name Waltz, price upon request, moniquelhuillier.com

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