• Wedding Dress Of The Week: Jaden by Hayley Paige (2 in 1 Dress)

    So I was a little bit blown away by this ‘two in one’ wedding dress by Hayley Page.

    The thought of simply dropping the ruffles to reveal a short and sweet little reception number really appeals to my inner exhibitionist!

    It’s a little bit Bucks Fizz, ‘Making Your Mind Up’ Eurovision esque.

    For my American readers, who may not know the joys of the Eurovision song contest, Bucks Fizz sang a cheesy 80s pop song complete with an infamous synchronized skirt rip during the dance routine revealing super short skirts.

    Hailey Page two in one wedding and reception dress

    Images via Martha Stewart Weddings

    Hayley Page’s Spring 2013 collection is full of gorgeously feminine and playful wedding gowns that provide modern brides with an opportunity for more than one bridal look by incorporating elements like detachable ball skirts, or lace peplum skirts.

    Jaden is a show stopping flower beaded lace mini dress with cut-out back and removable ruched tulle ballerina skirt.

    Hayley Paige detachable skirt wedding dress Jaden

    Image via JLM Couture blog

    Why I adore Jaden… it combines delicate lace with the romance of ruffles and all the drama of a ball gown with the laid back, city chic appeal of a short wedding dress. So indecisive brides can have the best of both worlds, essentially having their (wedding) cake and eating it too.

    Perfect for… switching up your style after your wedding ceremony and showing off a pair of killer heels (and pins ~ if you’ve got it flaunt it).

    Team it with… a pair of sky high pink platform suede heels as above. (LOVE them!) Keep the accessories to a minimum and let the ruffles do the talking during the day, then add some bling once the cloud of ruffles is carefully laid aside in the evening.

    Or… go short and chic for a city hall ceremony with a birdcage veil and black sash then slip into soft, romantic, pure white ruffles to make an unforgettable entrance at your evening reception!

    Hayley Paige Jaden wedding dress

    Image via the Hayley Paige Facebook page

    I just had to share this delightful Bridal Market invitation illustration ~ from ruffles on paper to real ruffles. Gorgeous, no?!

    To see more from Hayley Page’s gorgeous 2013 collection check out Martha Stewart Weddings.

    I’m eagerly awaiting their Spring lookbook, but if, like me you can’t wait, take a peek at candid shots from a recent photoshoot which I’ve shared over on the Bridal Musings Facebook page.

    So, would you consider wearing a ‘two in one’ wedding dress? I’d love to hear your thoughts!

    ~ See my previous picks for Wedding Dress of The Week and more beautiful Ruffled wedding dresses here ~

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  • http://twitter.com/aphrodites_wb Aphrodite’s Weddings

    Wow, wow, wow – love that you get two dresses in one without having to buy an evening dress! Beautiful!

  • http://www.blovedweddings.com/ louise | b.loved

    Awesome!!  I love that skirt, in fact, I’d quite like to wear it every day ;)

  • Anonymous

    OMG I SOOOOO want this!! xx

  • http://www.electraweddingfilms.co.uk/ Karrie Hidderley

    How cool is that ? Only ever filmed one similar but that was a full length gown with a detachable train and again made for the Bride having a great evening reception without all the weight of the gown holding her back on the dance floor.

  • http://fabyoubliss.com/ Stephanie

    I love this! It’s such a neat idea to have a two in one wedding dress. And you really could wear the short part again after the wedding!

  • http://apaperproposal.com/ Sarah {A Paper Proposal}

    That is a serious show stopper!  Gorgeous and so dreamy!

  • http://twitter.com/Soundtrack2IDo Colleen

    So so gorgeous. Love it!

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