Unlike the ball gowns which have full magic skirts, the sheath wedding dresses, also called column wedding dresses flow straight down from neck to the hem. Compared to other wedding dresses, the sheath wedding dresses are narrowed down by its high demand for women’s figure. Therefore, it’s not so popular as the ball gowns, A-line wedding dresses, while the sheath wedding dresses differ from mermaid wedding dresses slightly and in some degree, they have something in common.
The sheath wedding dresses are ideal for those thin and tall brides who want to take on a slim and sleek look. It’s fitted to your body perfectly and can show off your curves. The special silhouette is best suited to slim figures. If you have a beautiful body line, you could consider choosing this type wedding dress.
If you have a petite figure, or full figure, or if you are not confident with your body shape, then you may have to think twice before taking it as your wedding dress. It is not the satisfying design for hiding problem areas, such as wide hips, and it does not emphasize curves very well.
Though sheath wedding dresses are not fit for every body type, they are appropriate for all types of weddings, whether it's a formal wedding or only a casual affair.
The sheath wedding dresses are always simple in design. Without changing the basic silhouette of the column dresses, you can put many creative details on it to make it special.
The strapless sheath wedding dresses are sexy enough while the sheath wedding dress with a high neck and sleeve is suitable for a winter wedding.