Basque Waist

What Is a Basque Waist?

A basque waist is a certain style of waistline that is found on women’s formal dresses and wedding gowns.

It is an incredibly popular style, especially in wedding gowns, and is often the most defining feature of the dress.

Key Points

  • Your dress will never be forgotten. This classic waistline is a beautiful look for any type of wedding ceremony.
  • A basque waist dips below your natural waistline to form a V-shape and is very flattering when worn all body shapes.
  • This V-shape begins just below the bride’s waist with the center plunging downward to form a ‘V’ or ‘U’ shape.


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