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The Best Wedding Dresses for Tall Brides

If you're a tall bride, it can be harder than some would expect to find the perfect wedding dress

When you're blessed with taller than average height, most people would expect your size to be, well, a blessing! But in actuality, not every situation, or in this case, fashion decision, is made easier by being tall. When it comes to wedding dress shopping, if you want a flattering look as a tall bride, it's best to opt for certain silhouettes and lengths over others.

The Best Wedding Dresses for Tall Brides

If you do tower above the average bride, and you're unsure of which style of wedding dress to go for, we thought we'd put together this handy guide. A list of silhouettes, and styles that should accentuate your very best bits, and ensure you shine on the big day.

Style & Silhouette Ideas for Tall Brides⁣

From striking mermaid bridal styles to classic A-line wedding dresses, tall brides can pull off various big day looks. It all comes down to preferences: do you want to accentuate your height or balance your proportions?⁣

Certain wedding dress styles tend to work better than others when you're tall. But remember, if you have got your heart set on a particular dress, or type of dress, don't lose sight of it just because it doesn't fit within a recommendation. If you love your dress, and feel amazing in it, that's all that matters!


For those tall brides who want to make a statement, mermaid wedding dresses will certainly fit the bill. The silhouette of these curve-hugging gowns flares out at the bottom, creating a dramatic silhouette that looks fabulous on the dance floor.

Choose a dress with intricate beading or lace embellishments for that extra wow factor.

The epitome of sophistication with its high illusion neckline and corded floral lace from the bodice down to the glittery tulle skirt

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For tall brides who prefer a more streamlined look without sacrificing the princess factor, A-line wedding dresses are the way to go. This timeless silhouette flatters all body types, and the elongating effect is especially stunning on tall frames.

Consider a gown with a deep V-neck to accentuate your height and add a touch of drama.

Silky tulle and embroidered thread applications decorate this long yet short silhouette, enhanced by the effect of the peplum over a short dress.

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Ball Gowns

As a tall bride, ball gown wedding dresses are your best friend when it comes to embracing your height. This majestic silhouette with its full skirts and sweeping trains will make you feel like a modern princess.

For those wanting to embrace their décolletage, opt for a strapless or sweetheart neckline. And don't be afraid to go big with your skirt! You've got the height to carry off volume with style!

A modern organza wedding dress from Maggie Sottero that blends classic subtle styling, with over-the-top glamour. 

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If you want to showcase your statuesque figure, sheath wedding dresses are the answer for tall brides. This sleek and sophisticated silhouette follows the natural line of the body, creating an effortlessly chic overall look.

For added flair, choose a sheath with intricate lace detailing or a dazzling backless design.

This fit-and-flare silhouette is finished with a semi-transparent corset bodice, a dramatic train and the hand-beaded crystal belt to cinch in the waistline, creating a slinky look that's ideal for a tall bride.

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