Wedding Dress Transformation Ideas, from Ball Gown to Mermaid

Wedding Dress Transformation Ideas, from Ball Gown to Mermaid

Have you always wanted two dresses for your wedding day? Well these dresses make the selection easier for you, demonstrating how you can take one part of a dress onto the second dress of the day. This allows you to still have your favourite feature of the wedding dress, while looking beautiful for all of your photos. This blog focuses on transforming between a ball gown to a mermaid silhouette. This is both practical and stylish, as it allows you to have a traditional ball gown when you walk down the aisle, then have a Cinderella moment and change into a tight fitted dress for all of the partying and dancing at reception. For more wedding dress ideas, browse our wedding dresses at Fashionably Yours Bridal.

1/ Geiranger and Aethra Wedding Dresses by Pronovias

These wedding dresses compliment each other beautifully, as the necklines both follow the sweetheart structure. The waistline on both of these wedding gowns are prominent, which will look gorgeous on the bride for a wedding dress change. These dresses are perfect for both day and night celebrations, however the Geiranger dress follows the more traditional bridal appearance, with the Aethra wedding dress being a beautiful choice for a corresponding reception dress. 

The Geiranger wedding dress by Pronovias is a beautiful ball gown wedding dress. The wedding dress uses the organza material, which is a gorgeous fabric choice for ball gowns. Organza material is lightweight and structured which ensures the Bride feels comfortable and supported throughout the entire wedding day. As pictured, the Geiranger wedding dress has a hidden element which truly becomes a brides best friend, with the pockets being hidden on either side of the wedding gown. The pockets add to the shape of the ball gown, and is a bonus for any bride, as it allows you to sneak some tissues and extra make up. The bodice on the Geiranger wedding dress is absolutely stunning, as the pleated details across the bust allow for extra support and structure, whilst being a beautiful addition to the wedding dress. The bodice on this Geiranger wedding dress is tight and supportive due to the built in bust cups and boning along the bodice. This feature is beautiful as it ensures you feel comfortable all day long in this bridal strapless ball gown.

The Aethra wedding dress has a stunning strapless neckline combined with the mermaid silhouette of this wedding gown. This structure is perfect as a second wedding gown to wear with the Geiranger dress. The detailing on the Aethra dress is beautiful with the delicate touches of beading and floral applique that starts at the bodice of this wedding dress and flows down the mermaid silhouette. The beading on the Aethra gown has streams of threaded embroidery which is gorgeous next to the floral lace. The bodice of this gown has boning and padded bust cups for extra support. The boning is detailed along the bodice of this gown, which is beautiful for brides choosing the unlined version of this dress. The unlined bodice has more of a flirty element to the dress, with the visible boning, plunging V neckline and the gorgeous beaded lace on the bust. This mermaid styled wedding dress by Pronovias demonstrates the versatility you have for your wedding day, as these dresses by the same designer have similar features, with the main difference being the more popular styles of ceremony and reception dresses.

2/ Close and Anitra Wedding Dresses by Pronovias 

These wedding dresses are primarily simple with the plain mikado fabric in Close and the gorgeous crepe material in the Anitra dress. A key similarity between these two dresses are the high boat necklines and the tight short sleeves. These wedding dresses have the main difference in silhouette, which makes these wedding gowns the perfect dress to change into from the ceremony to reception. The ballgown and mermaid silhouette is not the only big change in these dresses which is perfect, as it makes your guests admire the contrast in your two wedding dresses. 

The Close wedding dress, pictured on the left is gorgeous with its touch of glamour featured in the bodice of this wedding gown. The Close wedding dress by Pronovias is a structured mikado strapless wedding dress, with the stunning detachable beaded top. This beaded jacket has beautiful buttons on the back of the bodice which flow down the back of the dress. This feature is stunning paired with the sparkly beads and the mikado fabric, as the sheen is a beautiful contrast to the ivory bridal buttons. The strapless wedding gown follows along with the dainty ivory buttons, as the buttons are positioned in the centre of the gown all the way down the train. This wedding dress is the vision of vintage elegance, with the mikado fabric being timeless for any wedding gown. One of the many simple beauties in this wedding dress is the pleats that go across the ball gown skirt of this wedding dress. The pleated skirt is stunning as it adds volume and dimension to the wedding gown. The pleats are able to accentuate the waistline of this dress, as it elongates the bride from the waist. The train on this wedding dress is beautiful and simple, with the buttons being the main eye point as the bride glides down the aisle. 

For your reception dress nothing is more comfortable than a sheath mermaid styled silhouette. The Anitra wedding dress is comfortable and lightweight in the crepe material. An elegant feature of this wedding dress is the boat neckline, as it perfectly shapes the bride whilst making sure she feels and looks beautiful. The back of this wedding dress is really the main feature point, as there is a low back design that is accompanied by beading, lace and buttons. The design of the back of this dress is gorgeous as it compliments the simple front of the gown by only having a touch of detailing across the back of the dress. The lace that is featured across the low back design beautifully trims the back of the bodice, with a leaf element. This gorgeous lace style follows along to the sleeves of the dress, with the lace trimming slightly going on the edges of the wedding dress sleeves. The beauty of this wedding dress is the prominent simplicity which makes the lace and beaded features that much more gorgeous to look at, as no other parts of this wedding dress is distracting you from the lace details. The train on this dress is perfect for a reception dress, as it slightly curves at the bottom of the gown, with the length shorter than most wedding dresses. 

3/ Cherry and Lilia Wedding Dresses by Calla Blanche Bridal

Both of these Calla Blanche wedding dresses have a similar corset structured bodice, with beautiful off the shoulder sleeves. The material of these wedding dresses are very different, however there are similar lace components on both dresses. 

The Cherry ball gown wedding dress is a stunning wedding dress mostly made out of tulle. The wedding dress has a gorgeous tight corset structured bodice. The tight bodice is perfect for the ball gown silhouette as it accentuates the other features of this wedding gown. The ball gown has various layers of tulle in the skirt, this is able to add dimension and volume into the wedding dress, as there is movement to the dress. One of the best features of this wedding ball gown is the high slit. This is a perfect addition on this wedding dress as it makes it easier to move around in, by also providing an extra flirty and feminine feature in the gown. The lace feature in this wedding dress accentuates the waist, by sitting like a belt on the waistline. This is gorgeous as there is both lace and beading which adds to the fairy tale style of this wedding gown. The off the shoulder sleeves of this wedding dress are beautiful as the thickness of the tulle compliments the remainder of the ball gown, with the sheer element being perfect for a day time ceremony. 

The Lilia wedding dress by Calla Blanche is a perfect example of the lace that this designer offers, as the brand is renown for their gorgeous lace designs. The mermaid styled wedding dress has a visible corset structure, with the boning outline that follows the bodice of this wedding dress. The boned appearance is beautiful in this wedding dress as it is gorgeous with the ivory floral applique which is scattered through this wedding gown. The bodice has a deep plunging V neckline which is a perfect match to the V neckline of the Cherry wedding dress. The plunging V neckline adds to the femininity of the wedding gown and the corset pattern highlights this feature more, with the diagonal lines making it more prominent. The lace on this wedding gown is mainly positioned in the bodice and waist of the dress, then the lace is scattered as the mermaid silhouette starts. This design is gorgeous for all brides as it provides the illusion of elongating the bride, with your main attention going to the top of the beautiful dress. 

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