One dress, with two looks! What more could you want from a luxury wedding dress. We're not really sure what it is about a two-in-one style that feels so satisfying, but when you slip over of a ballgown with train into a fitted dress without getting another dress. There’s just something very chic and fashion forward about it.
These types of adaptable gowns allow brides to transform their look without having to buy another dress. Instead, you can compromise to find the perfect dream dress. For many, walking down the aisle feels more romantic and bolder with a voluminous skirt and detailed train However, these lengthy skirts aren’t practically when you want to dance or mingle with your friends and family at the reception. So being able to take off a layer and reveal another dress underneath can make all the difference and can be a real wow factor. It's a two-in-one wedding gown brides have dreamed of.
What’s an overskirt?
So first we would answer the question of what an overskirt is.
An overskirt is an outer detachable skirt worn over the top of the wedding dress waistline, creating a different silhouette. Overskirts are designed with a variety of purposes from, make a fitted wedding dress into an A-line one, or to give extra movement. These are usually constructed from Mikado, tulle, and lace. Overskirts are usually designed for a certain dress and will fit the design and details of the luxury gown. These overskirts allow you to customise your wedding dress and get the best of both world in a less expensive way and if you don’t want to have an extravagant train after the ceremony, you can quicky take it off.
The perfect 2-in-1 look, for a timeless bride. This fitted crepe halter neck dress can be transformed into a fashion forward ballgown with its exquisite overskirt and bridal buttons, which come to the hem and seamlessly blends. Featuring a contemporary deep, illusion neckline, cinched belt and low back detail. This dress is perfect for the timeless brides which a modern chic flare.
This beautiful modern twist on a traditional wedding dress which is sure to turn heads. With a stunning illusion bodice, long sleeves, and decadent beaded lace applique. This dress offers a modern, chic, sophisticated look. Paired with a princess style glitter tulle overskirt to give an extra element of sparkle and changes from a silhouette from a fit and flare to a luxury dream A-line.
A strikingly beautiful, beaded fit and flare wedding dress. Perfect for the bride looking to make a statement and have all eyes on her. With gorgeous, beaded detailing and plunged v-neckline, this dress wants all eyes on it. The elegant detachable overskirt adds extra glamour to an already breath-taking outfit and allow the dress to have some dramatic movement to make this luxury wedding dress glide down the aisle.
This Mikado fit and flare wedding dress with an intricately beaded plunging neckline, complementing off-the-shoulder sleeves is perfect for a timeless, graceful bride. With a beautiful full overskirt which seamlessly transform this dress into an elegant ballgown, detailed bridal button cascading down to the hemline.
This floral fit and flare wedding dress features a stunning sweetheart neckline and delicate beaded straps. Complete with a stunning open back with beaded harness detail and beautiful bridal button fastening. The boho floral lacing is perfect for a free-spirited bride. For a extra bit of dramatic flare and to complete a whimsical style, the detachable overskirt is perfect and create a magical bridal look.
A dress truly fitting its name. This effortlessly beautiful, fitted Mikado wedding dress is perfect for the most elegant and timeless of brides. With beaded pearl straps and delicate belt, this dress is classic and effortless. Featuring a detachable overskirt which allows the bride to transform the dress into an A-line silhouette, with laced trim on the hem. A perfect two in one look.
One of the biggest tips we can give about overskirts are if you are undecided about A-line or fitted then an overskirt might be the perfect option.
We hope that this blog has given you the inspiration needed, when in the search for your wedding dress.
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