3 Top Rules for a 1950’s Tea Length Wedding Dress That’s Flattering

Many vintage dress style details can be used to inspire a tea length wedding dress design  But here is the challenge: a style detail you might find very charming may not be flattering.

Know the rules first. Then decide if you want to break them.   You could look 20 pounds slimmer or 2 inches taller without losing a pound!  It’s all about proportions and the flow of the eye.

We are all charmed by Audrey Hepburn’s tea length wedding dress in Funny Face. But you may not realize that the design elements in that dress specifically work on a very tall, thin woman.

Nobody needs to be a fashion model size to look ravishing. However, there are details and lines that make the eye travel in a pleasing manner which can be used to your advantage. And watch out, because the reverse is certainly true!

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