(Closed) Convertible Dresses for Bridesmaids – Long or Short… or Both?

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Convertible dress for mixed height girls - short or long?
    Short around the knee length dress : (18 votes)
    67 %
    Long floor length gown : (6 votes)
    22 %
    Both long and short : (3 votes)
    11 %
  • Post # 4
    685 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I would go with the short dresses.

    Post # 5
    201 posts
    Helper bee

    short! Mixing short and long kinda looks odd IMO but if its something that you decide you want for your day, then by all means!

    Post # 6
    81 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I like them both. I think that if you do both it will look great. if you wrap one short and one long the sameway and had 2 diff ways it would tie them together well. IMO

    Can you go to the store and try a few options out? That might help you decide how it looks on all your girls.


    Post # 7
    6015 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I say go with the short.  the long dress will just make the shorter girls look so small.

    Post # 8
    57 posts
    Worker bee

    usually i’m ok with mixing short and long, but the pic of the short and the long dress doesn’t look right to me.  and i agree with your BMs – i think long dresses will make the girls under 5′ look really short. so i voted all short.

    Post # 9
    35 posts
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I think short are super cute and definitely can wear again. Unless you absolutley want all the girls the same height, I wouldn’t worry about them being the same…. that’s not them anyway! Let them be comfortable too… no one really looks at their feet anyway.. they will all be looking at you!

    Post # 12
    489 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I think short will look best, especially with the bright color.  Unless your short girls are wearing 6″ heels, there is still going to be a pretty drastic difference, so I’m not sure it matters what kind of shoes they all wear.  I think it will look fine if they are the same color and style- so, gold strappy sandals, or black pumps.  Then your girls can wear whatever heel height they want to, and the shoes will still look similiar.

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