Trumpet vs. Mermaid Wedding Dresses – What’s the Difference?

Dresses with a fitted top and flared skirts have been trending for over two decades, and we’re not surprised – they look amazing on a wide range of body types! They’re a high-fashion staple in the bridal industry and requested by many brides-to-be. From mermaid wedding dresses to fit-and-flare gowns to trumpet styles, there’s a flared wedding dress in every cut, fabric, and style you can imagine. TRUMPET VS. MERMAID:  WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? It’s all in the flared skirt! Trumpet wedding dresses flare at the thigh to elongate the legs. Mermaid wedding dresses flare at or below the knee, making for an even more dramatic silhouette and highlighting the torso with a long bodice. WHAT IS A FIT-AND-FLARE WEDDING DRESS? The term “fit-and-flare” encompasses a wide variety of gowns with a fitted bodice and flared skirt. Fit-and-flare wedding gowns have the least dramatic flare of any flared dress style. Following your natural curves, the flare begins just below the hip and gradually widens into a full, flowy skirt. For a bold luxurious look, we love Essense of Australia Style D3284. This fit-and-flare wedding dress brings all the drama and sophistication with its floating floral lace and sexy sheer bodice. The shimmering [...]