We are delighted to once again present based wedding planner and superstar, Donnie Brown, Donnie Brown Weddings and Events, in another of his monthly contributing columns. You may know him from the popular TV show, “Whose Wedding is it Anyway?”
Well-known for his direct and vivacious personality, he is sure to keep us in stitches with his humorous opinions and sometimes, unbelievable tales from his experiences as a planner over the years. In addition, he will keep readers up-to-date on the latest bridal trends and “must haves.”
Here, in his next column, Donnie gives brides hard and fast rules to help them eliminate from the plethora of colors and cuts of gowns.
Wedding gown necklines are broken down into several categories: off the shoulder, spaghetti strap, halter, scoop, strapless, sweetheart, jewel (which has a rounded appearance) and the less-frequent V-neck. Waist styles are Basque, dropped waist, empire waist, princess cut and natural. For bodice styles you will find corset, empire, halter, midriff, asymmetrical, princess-line, surplice and tank. Now with all those options, here are a few guidelines on how to best select your gown’s style and shade for your big day!