Wedding gowns are readily available in various sizes, at bridal stores all over the world. Sometimes it is difficult to find gowns for brides who are overweight. Hence, at many of the local bridal boutiques there are plus- size wedding gowns available. These wedding gowns are designed up to a size 14 or even a size 16. Before going to any of these bridal boutiques to check the sizes, a prior appointment should be taken, so that there is no last minute rush for a trial. If the bride is full bodied and does not find the appropriate wedding gown, she does have options.

Many bridal boutiques that specialize in plus- size wedding garments, sell gowns that caters to such brides. Though the choice is limited, it is still worth having a look. Brides may not find the variety that the regular stores offer, but the right wedding gown can be identified if they browse through the special outlets.

The Internet is an excellent source for all the information on plus- size wedding dresses. The bride to be can go through the available sites and try to locate stores and designers that offer plus- sized wedding gowns. It is possible to order a plus size wedding gown online. The only problem is that while ordering online, the brides cannot try on the gown and hence, do not know whether it will fit them or not. Plus- sized wedding dresses are not tailor-made and this is the main reason why full- bodied brides think twice before purchasing a wedding gown.

There are many magazines that help to choose a plus- sized wedding gown, but while placing an order, the exact measures have to be taken. Even though the proper measurements are specified, there are times when alterations need to be made.