Styles of wedding dresses

High waisted wedding dresses for a flawless silhouette

Today, every bride who is seri­ous about the upcom­ing cel­e­bra­tion faces an incred­i­bly dif­fi­cult task: how to choose among hun­dreds of options for wed­ding dress­es, in which she will look per­fect on the most impor­tant day of her life. Usu­al­ly, girls start search­ing for the per­fect dress a few months before the solemn event.

Wedding dress with high waist

Sil­hou­ette dress­es, ball gowns, fla­men­co dress­es — there are more than a dozen styles of wed­ding dress­es alone, not to men­tion mod­els, the num­ber of which is in the hun­dreds, if not thou­sands. Today we want to tell you about one of the most pop­u­lar styles of wed­ding dress­es — a dress with a high waist.

Who are they going to?

There is a cat­e­go­ry of brides who almost always choose high-waist­ed dress­es: these are the girls who mar­ry preg­nant at a time when the tum­my is already vis­i­ble. The waist­line shift­ed to the chest helps to hide an inter­est­ing posi­tion, more­over, in such a dress, which does not restrict move­ment, the bride will feel more com­fort­able.

Maternity high waist wedding dress

For the same rea­son, such dress­es are cho­sen by girls who are dis­tin­guished by cur­va­ceous forms: the fea­tures of the cut per­fect­ly mask the full­ness of the abdomen and hips, while beau­ti­ful­ly empha­siz­ing the chest.

Dress­es with a high waist are also not con­traindi­cat­ed for thin young ladies. In a dress with a loose, flow­ing skirt, frag­ile girls look like unearth­ly, airy crea­tures.

Wedding dress with high waist


High-waist­ed dress­es fea­ture a sim­ple, nat­ur­al sil­hou­ette. This dress is best suit­ed for light and pas­tel shades, so it is con­sid­ered a great option for a wed­ding. Wed­ding dress­es with a high waist are char­ac­ter­ized by a rather deep, round or tri­an­gu­lar neck­line and no sleeves. The skirt is not too fluffy, but not tight-fit­ting, flows freely from the bodice. The waist line can be indi­cat­ed by some dec­o­ra­tive ele­ment: a satin rib­bon, a lace bow, a chain strap, etc.

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  • “The first ball of Natasha Ros­to­va.” Such dress­es in Rus­sia began to be worn at the begin­ning of the 19th cen­tu­ry, hav­ing adopt­ed the fash­ion for high-waist­ed dress­es from France. To look like a noble girl from the cen­tu­ry before last, you should choose an extreme­ly con­cise dress made of the finest fab­ric. The neck­line in those days was worn deep, the shoul­ders were left open. Neat lantern sleeves were allowed. At the waist, dress­es were inter­cept­ed with a white or col­ored rib­bon.
  • “Greek god­dess”. Dress­es with a high waist came to us from the era of antiq­ui­ty. The ancient Greek god­dess­es, mus­es and graces were por­trayed as beau­ti­ful seduc­tress­es in light dress­es that slight­ly cov­ered the body. A mod­ern dress in a Greek dress can be quite reveal­ing. A skirt made of airy fab­ric should sway at the slight­est move­ment of the breeze. The neck­line of such dress­es is deep — tri­an­gu­lar or asym­met­ri­cal. More often 1 sleeve or not at all.
  • “La femme fatale”. A femme fatale will def­i­nite­ly choose an Empire style dress for her own wed­ding. It is far enough away from the chaste attire of a Russ­ian young lady or a sim­ple Greek tunic. This dress, unlike all the pre­vi­ous ones, has a hard cor­sage bodice that lifts the chest and draws atten­tion to it. The bodice can be extrav­a­gant, unusu­al shape. The skirt, as a rule, has a high slit, show­ing a slen­der leg in a high-heeled shoe.


A wed­ding dress does not have to be long, as many mod­ern brides believe. Of course, most of them still stick to the tra­di­tion­al ver­sion with a floor-length skirt, but many also decide to aban­don the stereo­types.

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Beautiful high waisted wedding dress

If you can boast of beau­ti­ful, slen­der legs, then feel free to choose a medi­um-length high-waist­ed dress for your wed­ding — or even short­er.


A high-waist­ed dress always looks very gen­tle and ele­gant, so you should choose appro­pri­ate jew­el­ry for it, as too bright, catchy details can ruin a frag­ile look.

Bride's bouquet for a wedding dress with a high waist

The tra­di­tion­al acces­so­ry of every bride is a bou­quet of flow­ers. It should be in the same style as the dress itself, so give pref­er­ence to del­i­cate, grace­ful col­ors. The bou­quet can be dec­o­rat­ed with fine lace or beads made of glass or pearls.

Bride's bouquet for a wedding dress with a high waistBride's bouquet for a wedding dress with a high waist


Shoes and san­dals are no less impor­tant ele­ment of the image of the bride than the dress itself. If the dress opens the legs, then the shoes must be cho­sen espe­cial­ly care­ful­ly so that they ful­ly match the out­fit. For exam­ple, gold­en san­dals with ankle straps are suit­able for a Greek dress.

Sandals for a wedding dress with a high waist


Almost any hair­style is suit­able for a dress with a high waist. Both loose curls, loose­ly lying on the shoul­ders, and high hair­styles with curled strands falling on the neck will look har­mo­nious. All kinds of braids are in per­fect har­mo­ny with a Greek-style dress, and a neat bun is in per­fect har­mo­ny with Natasha Ros­to­va’s dress.