Choosing a wedding dress is hard enough.

Remembering all the names for the necklines, silhouettes, and fabrics you like makes it even harder. 

We put together the ultimate guide to some of the most popular wedding dress styles so you feel prepared to tell your designer exactly what you like and don’t like!



High in back and low in front where it scallops to form the bottom of a heart.

Featuring: “The Diamond Dress & Overskirt

Off the Shoulder

Wide-open neckline exposing the shoulders.

Featuring: “The Ashley Romper and Overskirt


Comes down to a point on the chest, resembling the shape of the letter "V”

Featuring: “The Elizabeth Romper and Overskirt


Sheer fabric at the top of the bodice.

Featuring: “The Julia



A fitted dress that hugs the body and flares out below the knee.

Featuring: “The Michelle Dress and Overskirt


Fitted at the hips and gradually widens towards the hem. Looks like the letter “A”

Featuring: “The Julia


Straight cut dress, often nipped at the waistline with no waist seam.

Featuring: “The Catherine Dress and Cape


Full skirt and fitted bodice.

Featuring: “The Pearl Jumpsuit and Overskirt


OrganzaLightweight, sheer, plain-woven fabric


Lightweight, sheer, plain-woven fabric

ChiffonGossamer or gauze-like fabric that is sheer, and shimmery.


Gossamer or gauze-like fabric that is sheer, and shimmery.

LaceDelicate fabric made of yarn or thread in an open weblike pattern.


Delicate fabric made of yarn or thread in an open weblike pattern.

SatinGlossy surface and a dull back.


Glossy surface and a dull back.

Hopefully this guide gives you a little confidence in describing your dream dress to your designer…and if not, our team of designers are well equipped to walk you through it!

Interested in any of our featured dresses? Schedule a consultation with our lead designer, Alicia, below!

February 18, 2023