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What Are The Different Ways To Wear A Convertible Bridesmaid Dress

by Ada Lalia 13 Nov 2023 0 Comments

Once you have chosen and ordered your wedding dress, it is time for another dress shopping and it is choosing bridesmaid dresses. There are brides who choose the same dress for every one of her besties. There are others who prefer a color and let their bridesmaids choose a silhouette that suit her body type and style.

Then, there is a convertible bridesmaid dress that the bridesmaids can wear in many different ways. Convertible dresses are also known as Infinity Dresses or Multiway Dresses. The convertible dress is very versatile and there are there are many cool and interesting ways to style it. If you want some tips on how to wear and tie a multiway dress, do scroll ahead.

What Is A Convertible Bridesmaid Dress?

Convertible bridesmaid dresses are one of the most popular choices for brides and are loved by bridesmaids. There are many advantages to choosing convertible dresses such as a variety of ways of styling and they give a cohesive look. Convertible dresses are comfortable and suitable for bridesmaids of all sizes and body types. A convertible dress allows a bridesmaid to show their personality. It may be a full-length, knee-length, or midi dress, and typically features two long pieces of fabrics that hang from the waist. The best thing about convertible dresses is that you can create different necklines, sleeves, backs and straps with the fabric that are hanging at the waist. It can be twisted, wrap and tie in various styles.

Convertible dresses come in different colors, textures and fabrics such as chiffon, tulle, and spandex. Whether you are having a large, formal wedding in a ballroom or a wedding in the courtyard or garden, convertible dresses are suitable for any wedding aesthetic.

Draped On One Shoulder 

A one shoulder silhouette is one of the prettiest and easiest ways to style a convertible dress for bridesmaid. Use both straps and drape them over each shoulder and then pull one strap diagonally across the body so that there are on the same side. Give them a twist to keep them secured and wrap the excess fabric around the waist. Then, tie it in the front, side and back or wherever you feel most comfortable.

Infinity Black Bridesmaid Dress Velvet

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X Back Twist

Want to channel your inner Grecian goddess? The X back twist is the style that you are looking for. Place a strap over each shoulder and twist it inwards until you hit the waist line. Then, criss cross the straps across the back and wrap them around the waist to tie them together.

Burnt Orange Infinity Bridesmaid Dresses

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Short Sleeves With Coverage 

If your bridesmaids want a bit of coverage, you can turn the convertible dresses into short-sleeve silhouettes. Drape the straps over each shoulder and spread the fabric out to cover the top of the shoulders and arms. Criss cross the straps in the back, wrap the straps around the waist and tie them together at the back.

Infinity Dark Green Velvet Bridesmaid Dress
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Halter Neck With Long Bow At The Back 

It is easy to create the halter neckline. Just put one strap over each shoulder and tie them at the back of the neck. Make a bow and pull the ends to your desired length. The halter bridesmaid dress always flatters.

cheap Burgundy Convertible Bridesmaid Dresses

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Front Neck Halterneck 

This is an update version of the classic halter and this style looks complicated but is easy to pull off. All you have to do is start with one strap over each shoulder and then crisscross each one over the opposite shoulder to create a front twist. You can then tie them at the back of your neck or cross them around your waist and tie them into a bow.

Dusty Rose Infinity Bridesmaid Dresses

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You can also turn a convertible dress into a chic shoulder-baring style for the bridesmaid who feels most confident in a strapless dress. Crisscross the straps at the waist two times and then pull the fabric up to cover the bust. Then pull the straps around the back and then pull them around the waist. You can tie them back into a simple knot or pretty bow.

Convertible Turquoise Bridesmaid Dresses

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Cap Sleeves

If your bridal party does not want a strappy dress and short sleeves offer too much coverage, then cap sleeves are the way to go. Drape one strap over each shoulder and crisscross them at the back and then wrap them around the waist. To create the cap sleeves, pull down on the fabric a bit at the shoulder until you have the sleeve length you prefer.

Chiffon Convertible Sky Blue Bridesmaid Dress

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