Stuck on which kind of dress will suit you? Maybe you’ve tried one that you thought was your ‘dream dress’ only to find it doesn’t suit your shape at all or show off your best parts. Romantica of Devon have hand picked a few of their favourite styles and outlined which body type they’re made for.

Here at Romantica we aim to provide beautiful dresses that will flatter a wide variety of shapes and sizes. As a bride it’s your day to feel your most beautiful and we’re here to make that dream come true.


An A-line silhouette is great for a range of shapes and sizes. Phil Collins Bridal style PC5307 is in a sumptuous chiffon and has a cinched waist with pleating detail which can create curves on a narrow frame whilst hiding any problem areas.romantica-of-devon-unnamed-6


A V-neck style is extremely versatile and highlights the décolletage which gives a glamorous edge whist allowing the bride to feel secure and demure. Choose a style with a high waist to elongate the body or show off a trim tummy with a cinched in waist. Romantica style Romany has a deep V-neckline and grecian feel with flowing layers of delicate tulle. It’s the perfect fit if you’re petite or pear-shaped!


Empire waist

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An empire line is the most forgiving of all styles, perfect for pear shaped brides as it will focus on your petite upper body. A flowing A-line skirt will create balance and hide a fuller tummy and hips. Pure Bridal style Fair features an empire cut with illusion neck and beautiful pleated skirt.romantica-of-devon-unnamed-6


A mermaid dress is a super glamorous tight fitting style which flares out at the knee, best suited to tall, slender brides, or voluptuous brides with killer curves to show off. Romantica style Torino is a stunning ivory champagne style with a beautiful fitted silhouette and lace key-hole detail back.


Ball gown

Every girl has dreamt of that princess dress at one point in her life and the good news is any girl can wear this shape! This style will elongate the torso and give you a defined waist, Opulence bridal style Plymouth comes in a gorgeous blush shade and with a dropped waist and will create the illusion of a perfect hourglass silhouette.



A sheath style is best suited to petite, small framed brides as this shape is perfect for elongating the body but very unforgiving. Opulence style Monza is a beautiful satin dress with a touch of old hollywood glamour in its stunning details.


Find your dream wedding dress at Romantica of Devon – you can thank us later!