The A-line wedding dress compliments the brides figure with a gradual widening from the waistline down to the hem. This stylish flair is referred to as an A-line because it is similar in appearance to the capital letter, A. Unlike the ball gown the A-line wedding dress gradually widens from the waistline to create a triangular appearance. They have a unique feminine style without the same fullness as a ball gown. With the subtle widening silhouette flowing from the waistline this style of wedding gown is very popular .