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5 Figure-flattering Accessories for Plus-size Brides


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Shoes
We present a "do" and a "don't." Do go for the tapered toe (it'll make your legs look long), but don't choose a shoe with an ankle strap (which makes your legs look stubby).
We present a "do" and a "don't." Do go for the tapered toe (it'll make your legs look long), but don't choose a shoe with an ankle strap (which makes your legs look stubby).
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Choosing shoes to coordinate with your wedding gown can be tricky, but the right pair will work wonders! Overall, aim for a pump. Peep-toe pumps will elongate your legs more than other shoe styles can, and they show off that pedicure at the same time. Stick with a heel that isn't too thin or too thick -- a mid-range heel, about 3 or 3 -1/2 inches tall and 1/2 to 1 inch wide, will do more to streamline your figure. Stay away from ankle straps and buckles, which will only make your legs appear shorter. Another trick to lengthen the leg is to wear a pointed-toe shoe as opposed to a round- or square-toe. The tapered toe will make your legs seem to go on forever, which your guests will notice when your groom goes for the garter!

If you aren't into heels, opt for a flat shoe with embellishments. Not only might you be more comfortable, but you'll also have some great, attention-grabbing bling under your dress!

No matter whether you go for heels or flats, make sure your shoes fit correctly. If a shoe is too small, it's bound to be uncomfortable and make your feet look bigger than they really are.


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