Trumpet wedding dresses get their name from the trumpet-like flare at the knees. They are almost like an a-line skirt but lack the contouring of the fit and flare. As you will see, some of our bridal wear are a modern blend of the a-line and trumpet silhouette.

Frequently Asked Questions

The trumpet silhouette is in some ways similar to the mermaid silhouette. This is why it is often compared with the mermaid cut.

The name comes from its trumpet-like flare and because this typically starts mid-thigh level, it offers more mobility compared to the knee level of the mermaid.

Trumpet wedding dresses can also take the upper torso appearance of the fit and flare (a-line) silhouette. However, in the case of the trumpet, the flare is more gradual.

Yes. Our ready to wear bridal range are designed to undergo some form of alteration to provide you with the perfect fit.

On the left is mermaid (fish-tail) and on the right is a typical trumpet silhouette.

To avoid embarrassment, the right type of undergarment will depend on the material of your wedding dress. Speak to our fitting stylist to see what type of undergarment is best for your chosen dress.

Bridal sizing is very different to normal clothing sizes. That is, wedding dresses tend to run smaller than your regular size.

We use the US standard sizing system and our in-store sample dresses range from size 8 – 12. A few of the sample gowns are available in plus sizes.

Most of our wedding gowns can be ordered in size 0 through 16.

Yes, an appointment is required for a fitting at our Sydney bridal showroom.

Please give us a call on (02) 9808 5535 at your earliest convenience. FYI, we have a section called ‘last minute wedding dresses’.

Book An Appointment With Us

Our Sydney boutique is located in Ryde, New South Wales. We offer in-person fittings and consultations and appointments are necessary.

About Emerald Bridal

We know that finding that perfect wedding gown can be overwhelming – especially when you’re just getting started. The good news is that we’ve helped many discerning brides just like you find the one and it will be our delight to help you find a wedding dress that makes you look and feel magical.

We are a Sydney-based bridal shop with a physical showroom in Ryde, NSW serving Chatswood, Macquarie Park, Epping, Rhodes, and Gladesville area.

Contact us by email or call us on (02) 9808 5535 to book a fitting appointment with one of our experienced bridal stylists.