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How To Re-Wear Your Bridesmaid Dress

PicMonkey CollageWith wedding season in full swing, the bridesmaid dresses are in abundance as well (some better than others). Everything from bridezilla’s demanding taffeta *cringe* to relaxed fiancee’s simply requesting a coordinated color palate and everything in between.

Luckily for me, I am fortunate enough to fall under the guide of my brother’s fiance, Lynn, who is simply asking we all wear blush with a style that we are both comfortable and reflects our own style (thank the style gods!)

Whenever I’m looking for an equally affordable, individual and on-trend dress, I head straight to ASOS’ special occasion page. They have everything from party-ready jumpsuits, chic chiffon maxis and the most gorgeously draped jersey dresses, perfect for a summer wedding (bridal party or otherwise).

I wanted a dress that was short because both her and my brother are fairly casual people. I didn’t want anything too risque or attention-drawing (after all, they’ve been together for almost a decade, the girl earned this moment). This draping and cold shoulder detail had the perfect amount of pretty Romeo and Juliette-like romance that was just calling my name.

But what about after the I do’s? I don’t want to end up like Katherine Heigl in 27 Dresses. Because, let’s be honest, that’s a brutal waste of closet space. So I’ve already found a way to make it perfect for a picnic in the park by simply tying a chambray shirt and topping the look with a sparkly stunner.IMG_0006IMG_0012 IMG_0018 IMG_0016 IMG_0007IMG_0023IMG_0039IMG_0048IMG_0044IMG_0026

Shop the looks >>>

{Wedding Look}

ASOS ‘Cold Shoulder Ruched’ Dress c/o // ASOS ‘Gem’ Belt c/o // Valmare Clutch c/o // Steve Madden Pumps // Derng ‘Rose Gold Pave’ Bracelet // Lips: ‘Ample Pink’ by M.A.C // Nails: ‘Marshmallow’ by Essie

{Casual Look}

ASOS ‘Cold Shoulder Ruched’ Dress c/o // Delia’s Chambray Shirt (old, similar) // ASOS ‘Cat Eye’ Sunnies (only $18) c/o // Rebecca Minkoff ‘Quilted Affair’ Bag // Rebecca Minkoff ‘Georgina’ Sandals // Stella & Dot ‘Eden’ Studs // ShinyMix ‘Pastel Allure’ Necklace (now $10 off!) c/o // Sekonda Watch (old, similar) // ShinyMix ‘Crystal Clear’ Bracelet c/o // Lips: ‘Ample Pink’ by M.A.C // Nails: ‘Marshmallow’ by Essie

As always, thank you for reading.

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4 Responses

  1. This is such a useful post!! No one ever really gets to wear these again but this is a great idea!

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    • Brenna

      Thank you, Becky! I’m glad you liked it.

      xo,
      Brenna

  2. Love the pink bridesmaid dress

    • Brenna

      Thanks, Aria! I think I may have edited these weird. In person, it is more champagne!

      xo,
      Brenna