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Wedding Gown: Flattering Wedding Dress for a Muscular Build?

Q.

I'm in love with the idea of accessorizing with wedding gloves, but I'm not sure if they're right for me. I have a muscular build, large upper arms, and I'm only 5'2". Is there a wedding dress out there that will work with me and my wedding gloves?

A.

The good news is that there are plenty of wedding dresses out their that will flatter your figure. The bad news: wedding gloves are not your best option. Since you are less-than-average height, you have to keep in mind that your arms are of less-than-average length. Wearing gloves will make them disappear! Stick to wedding dresses with short sleeves with a slight scoop or V-neckline or bodices with off-the-shoulder necklines. Both do a nice job of covering the upper arms and minimizing a muscular upper body. To add the illusion of height, stick to sheaths or A-line silhouettes with minimal fullness.

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