Unique Wedding Ideas - Corset Wedding Dresses for Modern Victorian Brides Corset wedding dresses are perfect for today's modern bride who wants elegance with a bit of a sexy touch in achieving a timeless look. Corset styled gowns first appeared in the Victorian era, which is why some call these dresses Victorian wedding dresses. Back then, only the high-society ladies wore them, for corsets were extremely pricey and impractical for the average women who were mostly hard laborers. Those days are gone, and corsets are now highly sought fashion items. Corset wedding dresses gives every bride a perfect figure. Let us be honest here: nobody has a perfect figure, really. A corset will highlight your assets while minimize the imperfections. For example, small-busted or heavy-busted brides will enjoy the push-up effect that the corsets give, keeping your bust in position. If you have a short upper body, choose a corset that gives creates an illusion of a longer upper body. If you are full-figured, corset bridal dresses will give you a firm fitting, creating an hourglass look. You will be surprised to find that corset wedding dresses now come in a range of materials, from silk and satin to even velvet. Not only that, you can choose a corset back wedding dress, a full one-piece corset, or a two-piece dress with corset top. Corsets also match with different types of sleeves. Go for the classic look in strap-less gown, or royalty in long-sleeved gown. Full figured brides will find sleeveless corset gown with a slightly low "V" neckline very flattering. Or you can go for the Cinderella look with romantic puffy sleeves. Have you considered corset wedding dresses in colors other than white? Thanks to modernization, white color is no longer the dictator color in weddings. Many modern brides are opting for wedding gowns in different colors. If you have different types of cuttings and sleeves, surely you can wear your favorite color corset wedding dresses on your wedding day. After all, it is your special day, so you get to decide what you really want to wear. Because corsets are so versatile, you will find that you can wear them in gowns of almost any length, and you will look stunning. A full skirt with train is most fitting for a grand church ceremony. Tea length gowns give a fresh look and are suitable for either a garden or a beach wedding. Go for a dramatic look with a double layered gown in contrasting colors, such as white and red. Shimmer lace on a figure hugging gown exudes sensuality and sophistication. With corset wedding dresses, the list is long and the possibilities are endless.