It’s kind of like Big Foot

Everyone’s heard of the bridesmaid’s dress you’d actually wear again, but no one really believes it exists.

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You remember these dresses, right?

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Well, they should go down in history. Because they’ve been worn again — I chose to wear mine with a faux lambskin vest and open-toed boots.

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Laura wore her bridesmaid’s skirt with a jacket and flat boots instead of the matching bustier.

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It’s irrefutable proof of the existence of a re-wearable bridesmaid’s ensemble. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m gonna try to catch the Loch Ness Monster.

P.S. You know what would look beautiful with any kind of dress? The pearl necklace you could win!

Thanks Laura and Reily for the photos!

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18 Comments

  • Reply Alinka Johnson October 21, 2010 at 7:35 pm

    oooooh! I love how you guys did that! Now I’m thinking maybe I should try and reinvent some of my bridesmaid dresses!! Wish me luck!

  • Reply Melissa October 21, 2010 at 8:26 pm

    Hahaha amazing. I have actually shown numerous people these dresses.
    “see ladies? bridesmaids dresses CAN look nice. I have proof!” ;)

    I love how both of these have been redone! The petal skirt is really great.

    Melissa

  • Reply Bionica October 21, 2010 at 8:41 pm

    both looks are very nice
    a versatile dress & skirt =)
    btw like the touch with the vest

    -Bionica

  • Reply Ingrid October 21, 2010 at 8:51 pm

    LOVE!!!

  • Reply lisa October 22, 2010 at 11:32 am

    Ooh the fact that these are two-piece dresses probably makes them much more versatile.

  • Reply Larissa October 22, 2010 at 12:06 pm

    Lurrrrrrrve :)

  • Reply Teresa October 22, 2010 at 2:41 pm

    once again…love love love those bridemaid dresses. You group of girls are so stylish.

    PS. Last nite I watched the MTV Jessi C. good-bye special..didn’t even realized she left until last night. That’s so sad…she was such a great host and character on that show. wish her luck though!

  • Reply Bubbs October 22, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Bah haha…I am mentally Wayne’s World-ing you (“we’re not worthy…we’re not worthy”)…

    Great re-invention of the bridesmaid dress!

    bubbs…

    http://www.paris-on-my-mind.blogspot.com

  • Reply Chloe October 22, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    So THAT’S how you wear puffy skirts! ;)

  • Reply MizzJ October 22, 2010 at 6:01 pm

    You guys all reworked these dresses in such fashionable ways! haha good luck with that Loch Ness monster hunt.


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  • Reply Nicole October 23, 2010 at 12:24 am

    Yours is the best bridesmaid dress I’ll ever see, seriously. I love the skirt that looks like flower petals and how you’ve worn it over and over again. But it looks like a new and different dress, every time! Chalk that up to being ridiculously creative with a keen eye for style. I love it!

  • Reply hauteworld October 24, 2010 at 4:10 am

    I know girls who’ve worn their bridesmaid dresses again – it definitely helps if it’s a two-piece. I like the last one the best. Thankfully I was always allowed to wear whatever I wanted as a bridesmaid and I extended that dress code to my bridesmaids when I got married! Never understood why women can get so picky over a color scheme or a look for their wedding…

  • Reply Chelle October 25, 2010 at 11:27 am

    You are too adorable – I am seriously in love with that bridesmaid dress! Definitely goes down in history for being worn again. & love the jacket you paired it with!

    Xo Chelle
    discoveringelegance.com

  • Reply The Backseat Stylers October 26, 2010 at 8:23 am

    Great post! I always have grand plans to re-wear bridesmaid dresses, but it hasn’t happened yet. Of course, it helps that yours were so hot in the first place!

  • Reply Courtney October 26, 2010 at 4:02 pm

    Amazing – I like these dresses more every time I see them! So cute!

  • Reply aliciafashionista October 29, 2010 at 10:54 am

    I think I just witnessed a miracle! Love how you styled it with the vest and booties, what a treat to ACTUALLY get to wear it again :)

  • Reply liv November 2, 2010 at 7:35 pm

    foxy! i’ve never had the joy of being a bridesmaid but when I do I hope I get a stylish one like you had. love how your friend laura styled hers.

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