You spend hours look­ing at wed­ding dress­es and you can’t decide which style to choose: A‑line or a mer­maid, long or short, with or with­out a train? After all, every option is so amaz­ing! Admit it, the fash­ion to change sev­er­al dress­es dur­ing the wed­ding day is very jus­ti­fied! In a volu­mi­nous mul­ti-lay­ered dress with a train, the bride looks beau­ti­ful at the cer­e­mo­ny, but it will be uncom­fort­able dur­ing the ban­quet, and you were still going to dance until you drop! Eure­ka, bril­liant solu­tion: wed­ding dress — trans­former! This is an out­fit that com­bines two looks: long and short, or puffy and fit­ted, or even a dress with trousers! Isn’t this a great inven­tion? And deserved­ly the trend of 2018 in wed­ding fash­ion.

More and more brides are buy­ing two wed­ding dress­es because they want to look dif­fer­ent dur­ing the wed­ding cer­e­mo­ny and at the ban­quet. The most recent exam­ple is the Roy­al Wed­ding, Megan Markle and her two beau­ti­ful dress­es for one day. But is this trend a fash­ion trend or is it the result of female inde­ci­sion? And Isn’t this fash­ion too cost­ly for our bride? Chan­fash­ion will review the “two wed­ding dress” trend to help you decide if it’s right for you.

The story of two wedding dresses

Bride chang­ing bridal ensem­bles may seem like a recent trend, but it actu­al­ly has a his­to­ry that begins in Amer­i­ca. Back in the 1930s, the con­cept «Going Away Dress» — This is an out­fit in which the bride appeared in front of the guests to accept con­grat­u­la­tions and hear best wish­es, and then go on a hon­ey­moon with the groom. As a rule, the Going Away Dress was a chic wed­ding suit of a skirt and bomber. For a mod­ern con­tin­u­a­tion of this con­cept, many wed­ding design­ers today cre­ate “Cake Cut­ting Dress­es”. Such dress­es are most often short, light and play­ful, they are intend­ed for the sec­ond half of the ban­quet, when the cake is cut and the danc­ing begins until morn­ing. The typ­i­cal cake-cut­ting dress is often much less expen­sive than the sec­ond wed­ding dress.

The bonus of the cake-cut­ting dress or the Going Away dress is that the names them­selves tell you when it’s time for the bride to change her look.

But still, the ide­al oppor­tu­ni­ty to change the wed­ding attire is the time before the ban­quet. After the cer­e­mo­ny — a small pho­to ses­sion with par­ents and loved ones, and then your guests are sent instead ofwhere beau­ti­ful tables, music, snacks and drinks await them. At this time, you can touch up your make­up and hair. Using the oppor­tu­ni­ty to fresh­en up and change into your sec­ond dress, you will turn your appear­ance at the ban­quet with your fiancé into an even brighter event and get a sec­ond por­tion of admi­ra­tion, delight and incred­i­ble pho­tos!

Why do brides choose two wedding dresses?

Two wed­ding dress­es are com­fort­able and beau­ti­ful. Every girl wants to look unique at her wed­ding. You can fall in love with the idea of ​​a lux­u­ri­ous skirt for your cer­e­mo­ny to feel like a real princess. But a tight dress will empha­size your fem­i­nin­i­ty and beau­ty.

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A volu­mi­nous wed­ding dress is heavy, it is uncom­fort­able not only to sit at the table, but also to go to the ladies’ room! This first wed­ding dance in a lay­ered skirt looks great, and mov­ing to mod­ern beats can be quite uncom­fort­able. And hot.

Modern alternative to two wedding dresses

Trans­formable wed­ding dress­es are per­fect for the bride who wants to (can afford) to buy only one out­fit, and at the same time would like to enjoy two looks. Thanks to the design­ers who caught our girl­ish needs and start­ed adding to the col­lec­tions trans­former mod­els.

Long wedding dresses with fluffy skirt, train, additional decor

Straight wed­ding dress and Mer­maid sil­hou­ette in the best way empha­size female forms. But for the cer­e­mo­ny, they may seem too defi­ant choice. Dress trans­former it can be lace or satin, with machine embroi­dery or bead­ed, with dif­fer­ent neck­lines.

The upper (remov­able) skirt is:

  • from lay­ers Fati­na or tulle, with her the dress looks like A‑line or Empire
  • the orig­i­nal skirt of the dress, to which an addi­tion­al part is attached (Fatintrain), so the dress looks more impres­sive and lay­ered
  • from the fab­ric of the dress, and looks sol­id and does not look like a remov­able part.

After the solemn cer­e­mo­ny, as if by mag­ic, you take off your top skirt and amaze every­one with a new dress!

Short wedding dresses

If you like short wed­ding dress­es, but you will have a wed­ding or you would not like to shock the grand­moth­ers with the length of your skirt at the wed­ding cer­e­mo­ny, these options are what you need! As a rule, these are chic dress­es made of lace with dif­fer­ent cutouts and an over­lay of tulle or flow­ing fab­ric so that no one guess­es that the dress is short. Anoth­er option is a long skirt with deep slits that show off your legs, and per­haps a par­tial­ly real skirt. Fash­ion design­ers also offer translu­cent long skirts that don’t even hide your legs and short dress.


We don’t know if we man­aged to make it eas­i­er for you to choose your per­fect wed­ding dress, but we def­i­nite­ly tried to make your prepa­ra­tion for the wed­ding eas­i­er! Use our only free online Plan­ner in Ukraine and let your hol­i­day be per­fect! Your Chan­fash­ion

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