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Wedding gowns

Terms that relate to the clothing worn by the bride during a wedding

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Wedding gowns

flounce

Weddings; Wedding gowns

A wide piece of fabric or lace, gathered and attached at the hem.

fly-away

Weddings; Wedding gowns

Multi-layers that brush the shoulders, usually worn with an informal dress.

full skirt

Weddings; Wedding gowns

Slightly less full than bouffant.

gauntlet

Weddings; Wedding gowns

Wrist and arm covering of lace or fabric that replaces gloves.

spaghetti straps

Weddings; Wedding gowns

This style is reserved for those who are genetically blessed, or spend lots of time in the gym, and can be very sexy!

3/4-length sleeves

Weddings; Wedding gowns

This styles sleeves end midway between the elbow and the wrist, and gives a more classic, ladylike look.

A-line skirt

Weddings; Wedding gowns

Flat across the front and gradually widening to a full hem, generally gathering to a train in back.

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