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Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. We know how difficult it is sometimes for the full-figured bride to find a plus-size wedding dress that fits and flatters. Older and second time brides sometimes prefer an evening suit.
Undergarments such as shapewear, hosiery, and lingerie are important parts of both the big day and the honeymoon. While accessories such as wedding veils, stoles, jewelry and shoes will help to create the perfect look for your perfect, story book day.
So whether your are a curvy first-time bride or more voluptuous older or second-time bride, here are some resources and suggestions to make your special day memorable.
alight carries a good selection of plus-size formal gowns appropriate for bridesmaids with a few styles that could be used for less formal weddings. A growing collection of styles that are good selections for the mother of the bride can also be found here. Prices are moderate to upscale. Size 14 to 34W.
Amazon offers a selection of formal and destination wedding gowns. Also a good selection of bridesmaid and mother-of-the-bride dresses. Use the search box for wedding accessories. Labels and brands change frequently here, but the easy to use size finder is available up to size 34W.
Amerimark carries value priced dresses appropriate for the mother-of-the bride, and other more mature special guests or wedding party members. Size 6 to 26W.
Amor Moda offers wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, mother-of-the-bride gowns and wedding accessories at direct from manufacturer, at close to wholesale prices. Styles range from trendy to sophisticated with the latest bridal trends readily available in a variety of colors. Free shipping on all dresses. Size 2 - 26W.
Ashro has one of the best collections of both jacket dresses suitable for mothers-of-the-bride, and white or ivory church suits appropriate for second time and older brides. Size 6 to 26W.
Bluegala is a formalwear superstore with dresses and gowns suitable for mother-of-the-bride, bridesmaids, and the less formal bride. Trendy to sophisticated styles at a wide variety of price points from moderate to luxury. Drill down by category and choose "Size 18" in the size finder for larger size gowns. Many are available larger than an 18, some as large as 30.
Catherine's has a lovely selection of moderately priced special occasion dresses appropriate for the mother of the bride in size 16 to 32W. Often has offerings in plus-size petites as large as 5X.
Classic Shapewear has one of the most extensive collections of shapewear of various types to wear under formal attire in size XS to 7X.
David's Bridal offers a selection of wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, and mother-of-the bride styles ready to ship instantly through Amazon, without waiting for a custom order. Size 0 to 26W.
Deb Shops carries an extensive collection of trendy prom and party dresses suitable for bridesmaids on a tight budget. Size 0 to 24W.
Dillard's offers an excellent and deep selection of cocktail and formalwear dresses appropriate for the mother-of-the-bride with some selections for bridesmaids and the informal bride too. Particularly good selection of formalwear with jackets. A few plus petite sizes available also. Size 0 to 24W.
Dress Barn carries an extensive collection of dresses and evening separates appropriate for guests and the mother-of-the bride. Prices are moderate. Misses and petite size 0 - 16, Women's size 14 - 24W.
eBay can be a gold mine for brides looking for unique, unusual finds or working within tight budgets. A certain amount of savvy is necessary to search and locate everything from custom made theme wedding gowns to favors and wedding party gifts. Plentiful "Buy It Now" offerings make it easier for those who dislike the uncertainly of the bidding system.
eShakti has a frequently changing collection of vintage inspired dresses including options suitable for bridesmaids at less formal or 50's vintage theme weddings. Prices are moderate with customizations to tweak fit and styles for a nominal fee. Hem lengths, sleeves, and neckline alterations are available for most styles. Size 0-30W.
Hairstyler - Browse celebrity hairstyles for ideas. Upload your own photo or use a pre-loaded model with similar face shape and features to try hundreds of hairstyles for your big day.
Hips & Curves has one of the best collections of sexy plus-size lingerie on the net. They have beautiful, silky peignoirs and baby dolls; lacy corsets, panties and garter belts; lovely sensuous gowns; slinky body stockings; sophisticated bridal lingerie for under your gown and to take on the honeymoon. Size XL to 6X.
Lord and Taylor is a good resource for upscale mother-of-the-bride and wedding guest dresses in plus-size 14 to 24W.
Igigi is a plus exclusive designer well known for their beautiful dress selection. Their collection of wedding gowns are designed exclusively for fuller figures in contemporary styles. Formal and cocktail length gowns for the bride, bridesmaids and guests. Size 12 to 32W.
Izi Dress carries an extensive and deep collection of formalwear and cocktail dresses suitable for wedding guests, mother-of-the-bride, bridesmaids and the bride herself. Styles appropriate for casual beach wedding to formal black tie affairs. Fashion forward and bridal trend conscious silhouettes include mermaid gowns, ball gowns, a-line dresses, and other popular styles. Strapless and bra friendly or sleeved styles are available. Budget friendly, direct-from-manufacturer pricing. Free shipping on orders over $180. Custom measurements can be used for a nominal $25 surcharge. Size 2 to 26W.
Kiyonna carries limited edition bridal gowns in lace and chiffon for plus-sizes, maxi dresses for less formal wedding, and a good selection of dresses for wedding guests. Size 10 to 32W.
Light in the Box is a find for full figured brides on a budget. You'll find top styles you'll recognize from elsewhere at a fraction of the price. Why? You buy direct from the wholesaler. Gorgeous wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, mother of the bride options and even dresses for your flower girl. The best news is that most gowns are available up to size 26W. Or you can have your dress custom tailored to fit your measurements for a very small extra fee. Great option for talls, petites, and super size divas. Styles range from casual to very formal, and delivery is often faster than most bridal shops. Size 2 to 26W.
Macy's frequently has an excellent selection of plus-size social dresses available on-line, including more formal selections appropriate for guests of all ages, bridesmaids, and the mother of the bride. Women's size 14 to 24W.
Midnight Velvet carries a selection of damask, brocade, and evening suits appealing to the mother-of-the bride or older second time brides. A moderately priced dress collection can also be a good resource for wedding guests. Size 6 to 24W.
Nordstrom offers wedding gowns and high end designer dresses suitable for mother-of-the-bride, guests, and bridesmaids in the misses department up to size 18. A large inventory of special occasion gowns and dresses are also regularly available in women's size 14 to 24W.
Rachel Pally is a hot trendy to contemporary Los Angeles resortwear designer best know for her beautifully draped maxi dresses that can be appropriate for informal weddings as the bride, bridesmaid or guest. Lengths are especially long here. Plan to have a tailor hem, unless especially tall. Size S to 3X.
Rent the Runway carries high end, designer cocktail dresses and evening gowns that can be rented for a special event such as a wedding at a small fraction of the retail value. This is especially good for wedding guests or mother-of-the bride, with the occasional style appropriate for bridesmaids. Two sizes are borrowed for the perfect fit. After the event simply mail back and they handle the cleaning. Size 0 to 22W.
Sydney's Closet specializes in formal gowns for black tie events, weddings, prom and bridesmaids in plus and super sizes 14 - 44W. Gorgeous selection of wedding gowns. Good selection of bridesmaid dresses also in both misses and plus-sizes to fit the entire bridal party. New this season - cocktail dresses for those attending the wedding and mother of the bride gowns.
Target now carries a line of classic, simple chiffon bridesmaid dresses in a variety of lengths, bodices, and sleeve styles. Pale pastels such as pink, blue, and green provide the core of the collection. Low to moderate prices. Size 4 - 28W.
TB Dress has an extensive collection of unique and hard-to-find wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, and mother-of-the-bride dresses available at low, direct from manufacturer prices. Wedding gown styles range from casual beach wedding wear, vintage inspired gowns, and elaborate formal weddings. Most gowns are available in a range of colors and tints, in addition to white. Free shipping worldwide. Almost all styles are available in their full size range of 2 to 26W.
Unique Vintage carries an eclectic collection of vintage style gowns and dresses ranging from Art Deco Flapper styles to 1950's New Look gowns.
Ulla Popken carries mostly more casual dresses for work and play, but occasionally, especially in the holiday season they have more special occasion wear that makes good selections for the mother of the bride or even the less formal second time bride. Size 12 to 34W.
Women suits has a beautiful selection of sophisticated dinner suits for more formal occasions, church, and mother of the bride. Size 6 to 26W.
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