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Fit and Flare Wedding Dresses

Nothing turns heads quite like a sexy mermaid or trumpet style wedding dress. This beautiful gown silhouette elegantly hugs your body through to your hips, making for an instant hourglass shape. Go ahead and ditch that bridal workout these gorgeous mermaid dresses are your shortcut to sultry. While you're flaunting those cute curves, why not add a little bling to really pull in the spotlight? Add a fancy feel to a simple trumpet style dress with rhinestone clusters or a row of ornate beading. We carry an expansive and affordable selection of wedding-worthy embellishments that'll showcase your bridal glow. Bring even more of your unique personality to a sexy mermaid gown with our line of beautiful accessories. These fitted styles are even more gorgeous when paired with pretty heels, a sumptuous veil and one fancy and fun piece of statement jewelry. Your wedding day is all about you and your love, so let everyone see what makes you unique with a mermaid or trumpet dress from David's.

Further personalize your trumpet style gown with our gorgeous line of tailoring options. Going for a subtly sexy ensemble? A sweeping V-neck coupled with long sleeves is the epitome of understated romance. For a cute and comfortable cut, slip into a long mermaid style wedding dress with a natural waistline and halter straps. David's Bridal carries a spectrum of beautiful colors as well as a range of hemlines to help you discover your dream trumpet dress. Get the gown that you were born to wear in this inexpensive line-up of mermaid silhouettes from David's Bridal. If you're looking for something even slimmer, be sure to explore our collection of sheath wedding dresses as well. If you are concerned about the style of this dress making dancing difficult check out our selection of stunning reception dresses ! Nothing should hold you back from getting the dress of your dreams!

What is a mermaid wedding dress? A mermaid wedding dress, sometimes called a trumpet style, is fitted through the bodice and flares out dramatically. Mermaid dresses flare out at or below the knees, while trumpet dresses flare out mid-thigh. Most mermaid style dresses have a dramatic look, while others are more subtle.
What is the difference between a trumpet gown and a mermaid gown? Trumpet and mermaid wedding gowns are very similar because they help form the silhouette of the bride, but the trumpet wedding dress flares out mid-thigh, while the mermaid wedding dress flares at or below the knees.
What is the difference between fit and flare and mermaid? Fit and flare is often used to describe a shorter dress with an A-line skirt that has a little more volume. Fit and flare silhouettes are fitted through the hips and then flare out. Fit and flare can also describe mermaid and trumpet gowns that create an hourglass shape.
Can you sit in a mermaid dress? Yes, you can sit in a mermaid dress with the correct fit. Mermaid dresses are made to be tight all the way down to or below the knees. The dress should be snug, though brides find that they can sit if they have the right fit.
Are mermaid dresses tight? Mermaid style dresses are tight around the bodice and flare out at or below the knees. Most brides find that the tight fit of the mermaid style enhances their curves, creating an hourglass effect.
Can you dance in a mermaid dress? Yes, you can dance in a mermaid dress, but fit is very important. The mermaid style dress is meant to be tight around the middle, and you need to make sure it's not too tight so you can still walk, sit and most importantly DANCE!
What is an A-line mermaid dress? An A-line dress differs from a mermaid dress in silhouettes. An A-line is formfitted in the bodice but flares out from the waist down, while a mermaid dress hugs the body down to or past the knees before flaring out.