How to Pick a Wedding Dress that Hides Your Belly Fat

Dalia Hosny
6/7/20, 12:00 AM

Are you a bride-to-be and wondering how to hide belly fat in your wedding dressLots of brides try to lose weight before their big day, but sometimes things don't work out and that's completely fine. And other brides love their body the way it is, but they just want a wedding dress to hide the belly or tummy. The are some wedding dress tips and tricks to keep in mind shopping for your wedding gown. So, here's how to hide belly fat in your wedding dress... 

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1. Wear a belt to hide belly fat


A waist belt on your wedding dress will slim down your middle body part and highlight your waistline perfectly. You only need to make sure that the belt is not too thick, not too thin, and not too tight. Or you can go for a gown with a defined waist and bigger flowy skirt so the drapes and poof of the gown take all the attention.

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2. Empire and A-line dresses are perfect for you


If you're looking to hide belly fat in your wedding dress, then you could go for the right style first. Stay away from dresses that come in tight fits or mermaid gowns. Your best bet would be dresses that are tight from your bust line and a bit flowy when it comes to your belly.

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3. Wear the right corset or Spanx


Of course, a corset gives great support to your body and makes your tummy look slimmer. The right size and style of Spanx will hide belly fat in your wedding dress, however, if you wear the wrong size and fabric, you may feel suffocated and it will only make you uncomfortable. Make sure to try the corset with your wedding dress when buying a pair, because you might need to buy another with thinner material.

4. Stay away from certain fabrics


Fabrics like satin and stretchy lace will not help when trying to slim the tummy in your wedding dress. What you need to do to is to go for lighter fabrics that won't make you feel uncomfortable.

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5. Distraction works best!


The accessories you wear along with your wedding dress can actually help you hide belly fat. If you go for a dress that is off-the-shoulders, halter neck or even long-sleeved, then this way you may divert attention from your belly fat. Also if you decide to go for a statement necklace or earrings, the attention will be automatically more focused on your jewelry.


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Dalia Hosny

As soon as Dalia steps into the office, you can't help but have a big smile on your face and know that you will be up for a not-so-typical day with her presence! The youngest member of the Fustany Tea...

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