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Wedding dress styles: The mermaid dress

The mermaid dress

At OneWed.com, we've noticed a definite revival one wedding dress silhouette in particular: the mermaid. Like a real mermaid, the mermaid dress is half and half: half sheath and half ball gown. But this silhouette has come a long way since the 1990s when it first became popular.

Modern & playful

The modern mermaid silhouette can be a classic, refined look such as this dress from Oleg Cassini, or it can be a more playful take on the look, such as this flirty, flouncy gown from San Patric, which also has the benefit of ruching at the top to make the bust look fuller.

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