From regal gowns that transform into sultry minis, to detachable skirts that provide two unique silhouettes for a bride to wear in one day. It’s obvious that there is great appeal in having a transformable wedding dress, after all, why commit to just one look when you can rock two or even three?
Many designers have dabbled in the world of detachable and transformable bridal fashion, and we have selected 10 of our favourites to help inspire your bridal look.
An elegant fusion of bold lace and cascading tulle is what makes this transformable Berta Bridal wedding dress so special. A bride wearing this gown can have the best of both worlds, and she won’t have to choose between the big tulle skirt or the sexy, lace mermaid style gown.
Look oh-so-sweet not once, but twice, on your wedding day with this Hayley Paige number. It’s an ivory lace mini dress with a flattering V-shaped illusion neckline. Over the sheath dress is a layered tulle that is, of course, finished off with Hayley Paige’s signature lace appliqué.
We’ll be honest with you Ms Lhullier, you had us at feather over-skirt. While we aren’t sure what the current price of this whimsical gown is, we do know that it’s completely free to stare at this re-embroidered Chantilly lace creation. This divine dress also features a clever racer-style illusion neckline.
Oscar de la Renta
This Oscar de la Renta gown will have you beginning your wedding day encased in a point d’esprit ruffle skirt only to transform later in the evening into a more understated look. The fluffy tulle skirt is detachable, enabling the bride to don a more fitted and less elaborate gown.
This cap-sleeved Zuhair Murad gown features embroidered embellishments and a detachable skirt which emulates the same detail on the dress, creating a cohesive addition of extra volume. Remove the skirt and the bride can opt for a more fitted and sexy bridal look.
Jim Hjelm by Hayley Paige
This unique look combines traditionally casual outerwear with bridal evening wear. A bride can wear the jacket to add an edgy element to an otherwise conventional gown, only to later remove the jacket and transform into a traditional bride.
House of Mooshki
Talk about a transformation! This gown provides the wearer with two very unique looks. The sleek silhouette of this clean and classic House of Mooshki dress is turned into a dreamy, almost magical piece with the addition of a detachable tulle skirt.
Not everyone can pull off a jumpsuit on their wedding day. However, for those who can and love exploring new fashion trends, this transformable jumpsuit with a cape is a fun bridal option. The detachable cape provides the perfect balance of structure and femininity.
This Yasmine Yeya gown transforms from a floor length gown into a sheer, lace mini-dress. Bringing together lace, tulle and silk satin, a bride can enjoy the two different silhouettes, but also three unique fabrics.
Last but not least, is this elegant transformable ensemble by Enzoani . During the ceremony, a bride can wear this delicate and detachable sheer jacket that’s embellished with beautiful beads. Later in the evening she may simply remove it for a more daring, figure hugging evening look. Two words: sheer perfection.