Here are some tips:
Hourglass silhouette – You have a defined waist and your hips and shoulders are similarly sized.
Gown types: A-line, and ball gowns
Detail: A pick up or ruffled skirt. Halter neckline and pleated bodice. Cap sleeves. Embellished bodice and natural waistline.
Pear or triangle silhouette – You have a small torso and wide hips.
Gown types: A-line gowns
Detail options: Laced cap sleeves. Embellished empire waist. Asymmetrical draping.
Apple silhouette – Your shoulders are wider than your hips.
Gown types: A-line, sheath, and ball gowns
Detail options: Halter neck. Pick up skirt to show a waist. Square or heart shape neckline. Downward side draping. Embellishment on the bodice.
Balanced silhouette – Your hips waist and shoulders are similar in shape.
Gown types: A-line, sheath, ball gown
Detail options: Beading on the bodice. Cap sleeves. Triangle split skirt. Empire or natural waist. Flowing skirt. Lace-up back for definition. Square or heart-shape neckline.
Another thing to remember is that Spanx is your best friend on your wedding day if needed.