There is no denying that a bridesmaid dress is the bridesmaid’s own nightmare. After the wedding is done and dusted, you’ll end up with a dress where you have no where to wear to. Whether you have a too formal bridesmaid dress or the freedom to buy a style that fits you, you’ll find that it’s a problem to get the most wear out of your bridesmaid dress.
What you need to do to guarantee multiple re-wear is to re-style your bridesmaid dress to a different look. In order for it not too look too bridesmaide-y, the simplest solution is to dress down or dress up a bridesmaid dress. Let’s take a look at how this can be done:
Wear blings like crystal or rhinestone jewelry to dress up the bridesmaid dress for an outing at another formal event such as wedding, performing arts theater and opera or a party at 5-star hotel.
A long flowing bridesmaid dress can be easily dress down with a light denim jacket or vest. It makes a perfect outfit to the beach or a casual outing with your girlfriends. Pair it with a nice sandals.
Wear a blazer over a knee-length bridesmaid dress and high heels and you’re ready for a corporate look. It’s even perfect for date night or high-tea session. Go with a nice bag.
Dress: Dark green bridesmaid dress
Wearing a cardigan over a bridesmaid dress is also perfect for office, lunch or dinner date. You can wear the cardigan unbutton, fully button or half button. Pair with a nice belt and boots. A bolero will work too.
5. Leather jacket
Dress: White bridesmaid dress
Leather jacket or biker jacket is a wonderful accompaniment to a long or knee-length bridesmaid dress. It’s stylish and can be worn for a weekend brunch, date night and even office wear.
6. Cropped top
Wear a cropped top over a full-length skirt and there you go, you get a new maxi dress. This look is perfect for any casual outings.
Have a favorite scarf? Pair it with your long strapless bridesmaid dress. Add a straw hat and bag and you’re ready for a short trip to the next town.
Not feeling it with the skirt? Wear your own skirt of choice over it and you get yourself a brand new look!
Want more? You could dye the bridesmaid dress to a different color if you’re not into its original shade. You can also shorten a full-length bridesmaid dress if you prefer a knee-length dress.
Want even more ideas? Then you gotta check out this refashion post for bridesmaid dresses. Caution: Sewing involved.
As you can see the possibilities are endless when it comes to re-wearing your bridesmaid dress. So come on now, let’s take out your bridesmaid dresses from the back of your closet and make them worthy again! Pair them with your favorite individual clothing and make a brand new outfit from them. Play with your style and be brave!
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