It’s every bride’s dream for their bridesmaids to be able to wear that dress even after the wedding. But, this is often merely wishful thinking. How much time can you wear a bridesmaid’s dress? It’s not that practical for most occasions.
Throwing out such an elaborate gown is wasteful. However, there ways you can reuse it or repurpose it to fit other functions. Here are a few things you can do with your old bridesmaid dress:
If your dress was made from a light-coloured fabric, you could dye it a darker colour. There are home tailoring kits that can help you with this endeavour. You can also take it to a professional. Black is a practical option, as it never goes out of style and can be put on when a person is planning to go to various places.
Throwing out such a lovely gown is an offence to the bride and nature. If you can’t repurpose or reuse the dress, please consider putting it in a donation box at a local charity or thrift shop. You might inadvertently make someone else very happy with this small act of kindness.
Wear It as a Halloween Costume
You can go to your next Halloween party as a bridesmaid. Add a little twist to it with the appropriate accessories. You can go as a zombie bridesmaid or a vampire queen. If you add a tiara, you can be a princess, and if you add a sash, you become an instant beauty queen.
Convert It into a Cocktail Dress
Long flowing gowns will make you look out of place on most occasions outside weddings. However, with a few nips and tucks, it can be repurposed into an elegant cocktail dress. If you’re not good at with thread and needles, consult a tailor.