Finding Your Dream Ballgown

Finding the perfect ballgown for your special day is a pivotal moment in your bridal journey. With an array of fabrics, styles, and details to consider, the search for your gown can be both exciting and daunting. Fear not, as you can use this as a guide to look through the different styles of ballgowns to see which style speaks to you most!


For brides who crave a bit of sparkle, look towards fabrics like sequinned tulle or metallic-threaded lace. These fabrics catch the light effortlessly and are the definition of glamour.


Ariel – Disney Fairytale collection 

Lace, the vision of romance, adds an enchanting touch to any gown. Whether it’s delicate Chantilly lace or intricate lace, the timeless elegance of lace creates a sense of femininity.


Halani – Madison James

For the bride wanting to make a statement in a different way, your plain mikado Ballgowns speak for themselves, with minimal detail they truly are a gown that will never age.


Dara – Alberto Palatchi 

Styles to Suit Every Bride:

Finding the perfect style is essential in achieving your bridal vision. From long sleeves to strapless silhouettes, there’s a style to suit every taste and body type.

Long sleeves add a touch of regality to any gown, perfect for any bride who wants their dress to ooze timeless elegance. Whether finished with delicate lace or sheer illusion panels, long-sleeved ballgowns offer coverage and sophistication.


Jafar- Disney fairytale weddings 

A Bardot neckline is perfect for showcasing the shoulders while maintaining true elegance. The Bardot neckline adds a modern twist to traditional ballgown silhouettes.


Loa – Pronovias 

For those who dare to bare, a strapless neckline exudes confidence. Paired with a full skirt, a strapless ballgown creates a striking silhouette.


Kingston – Jane Hill

A sweetheart neckline creates a romantic and feminine silhouette, gently accentuating the bust while elongating the neckline for a flattering effect.


Eloise – Dotty Collection 

Feeling your most confident self:

For body-conscious brides, the ballgown silouhette is perfect for highlighting the smallest area of the female figure, the waist. The contrast between the sinched waist and full skirt creates the illusion of a tiny waist. For any brides who are conscious of their tummy or hips, the ballgown is great for skimming over these areas. Plus you don’t have to worry about bloating in a silhouette like this, which is something a lot of brides come to us concerned about on their wedding dress journey.

In the journey to finding your dream ballgown, exploring different fabrics, styles, and details is key to discovering the gown that best reflects your personality. Whether you opt for sparkle, lace, or plain mikado remember to embrace the journey and to trust your instincts.

Lots of love

Team Dotty