Chiffon is a great material to work with to create all sorts of women’s clothing because it stretches well, is easily dyed and has an ultra feminine look to it. Numerous dresses, both casual and formal, are made with chiffon. Most incorporate silk layers, satin or cotton/rayon blends, there are very few dresses made entirely out of chiffon because it’s quite sheer. Hollywood starlets have shown up in fashion spreads because of this problem because they obviously didn’t realize how the lighting and camera flashes would affect the look. So unless you want your bridesmaids to suddenly be the center of attention (and not in a good way), then you should avoid these pure-chiffon gowns altogether. These are some great chiffon dress styles that you should consider when choosing your bridesmaid dresses.
For a nice spring or summer wedding a lightweight chiffon dress is the perfect choice as it will keep the ladies cool and fit the season‘s fashions. This works even better for an outdoor ceremony where the look and feel of nature plays with the material and lets it flow freely. When it comes to casual there are lots of different looks, these three will help you find the one that fits your wedding day needs.
Thin Kate Hudson bohemian smart and you’re on track. Free flowing dresses are great for bridesmaid gowns as they are beautiful with very little effort and can be used in spring and summer weddings. Add a headband or some flowers in their hair and you can make them look hippie chic, perfect for a small, casual wedding.
Think of something you might wear to church and that can make a great bridesmaid dress. Let it be patterned or printed and allow the chiffon to flow easy.
Short and flirty
Show some leg and bring those hemlines up. Short is fine for a fun, festive wedding. This usually works best for a party type setting or a summer wedding.
Chiffon is most commonly used as a top sheer layer for formal gowns as a decorative element. It is great for adding light beading, sequins and rhinestone details to for that extra bit of shine and glam. The long layers of chiffon also create a sweet princess effect without being overly full. From prom to black tie business there’s a wide variety of formal wear and chiffon covers them all, these designs are the best choices to achieve bridesmaids’ bliss.
Choose something a little avant-garde and fashionista to make a statement. Jagged cut hemlines, various lengths and altered necklines or sleeves are all designer-like looks that are completely formal and make for fun bridesmaid dresses.
A puffy, multi-layered look provides the Cinderella effect that many brides seek for themselves and bridesmaids. A full chiffon dress can be paired with any top such as a bodice, strapless or even halter style. Give the ladies some sparkly bling to wear and you’re set.
Fitted sex goddess
A tight chiffon dress says the woman is confident and comfortable with her sexuality. A chiffon wrap dress is fitted and shows off her curves.