wedding dresses with overksirt header image - LE1160 and LE1313

Turn Heads on Your Big Day with a Wedding Dress Overskirt

A wedding dress overskirt is a versatile accessory that can transform any wedding dress into a stunning ensemble. Whether you’re looking to add volume, length or a touch of glamour to your dress, an overskirt is a beautiful way to elevate your bridal look. 

Overskirts are not just a trend— it’s a contemporary addition your bridal look, taking it from enchanting to utterly ethereal. Think about it as a simple yet effective way to make a statement on your big day. Here’s how to master the art of wedding dress overskirts, ensuring your path down the aisle is as stylish as it is stunning. 

Understanding a Wedding Dress Overskirt 

What is an Overskirt? 

A bridal overskirt is a versatile fashion addition to a wedding dress! This elegant garment consists of a detachable layer of fabric allowing brides to customize their gown’s silhouette or enhance its volume. 

An overskirt wedding dress allows brides to effortlessly and effectively transition from one look to another. It provides brides with the possibility of creating a different fashion vibe for the ceremony, a specific part of the event or the reception. 

How Do You Wear an Overskirt? 

A bridal overskirt is meant to be worn with your wedding dress. It can be attached and detached using hooks, buttons or a waistband. This allows the bride to easily switch up their look without needing to change into an entirely different dress. 

What Type of Wedding Dresses Pair Well with an Overskirt? 

A wedding gown overskirt comes in a variety of styles. From sheer tulle to luxurious lace, overskirts can be worn over a fitted gown or a flowing silhouette. The possibilities are endless — it all depends on the bride’s preferences and style! 

Are the Fabric and Embellishments the Same as the Wedding Dress? 

While they can be, they don’t have to be. With our overskirt collection, the fabric and embellishments are thoughtfully selected to complement our wedding gowns. They can also be mixed and matched for a one-of-a-kind look. 

This mix-and-match feature allows for contrast in material and texture, elevating the design of the bridal ensemble. It’s about creating depth and visual interest to your overall vision with a wedding gown overskirt

Below are a few of our popular wedding dress styles that beautifully showcase the versatility of the overskirts. 

Off-the-Shoulder Wedding Dress with Overskirt 

off-the-shoulder wedding dress with overskirt - 7815 by Stella York

Stella York Style 7815 

Stella York Style 7815 embraces modern femininity! Sparkling tulle shines down the aisle with a stunning bridal radiance in this all-over glimmering design. 

Featuring detachable off-the-shoulder straps, a draped sweetheart neckline adorns the bodice and cascades around the body to a delicate row of fabric-covered buttons. The flattering fit-and-flare silhouette accentuates the figure, extending past the hip and flaring out at the thigh with a high slit. Add a touch of dazzling drama. A luxurious bridal shimmering tulle overskirt, AOS0019, fastens at the waist and brings an extra layer of glamorous volume. 

Pearl Bridal Dress with Sparkly Overskirt 

pearl bridal gown with sparkling overskirt - LE1313 by Martina Liana Luxe

Martina Liana Luxe Style LE1313 

Modern glamour takes center stage in Martina Liana Luxe Style LE1313! The artistry of this head-to-toe pearl bridal dress shines through in the lace textures. And the detachable Astrid overskirt sparkles with glitter tulle.  

Pearl-embellished spaghetti straps meet a fitted sweetheart neckline bodice adorned with stylish sheet lace. With exquisite craftsmanship and couture details, this chic fit-and-flare bridal dress exudes fashion-forward sophistication for the contemporary bride. 

Satin Wedding Gown with Overskirt 

simple mini wedding dress with full length overskirt - D3957 by Essense of Australia

Essense of Australia Style D3957 

Essense of Australia Style D3957 embodies understated elegance with a modern twist, evolving into two exquisite bridal styles for your big day. The short strapless mini wedding dress exudes a sleek, contemporary vibe, complemented by a long satin A-line overskirt and a daring high leg slit. 

Elevating the bridal attire are the detachable puff sleeves, which beautifully contrast with a softly scooped neckline. This sophisticated wedding gown with the detachable matte satin overskirt, AOS0017, offers versatile choices to create a distinctive look for the modern bride. 

Fit-and-Flare Wedding Dress with Sparkly Overskirt 

lace fit-and-flare wedding dress with sparkly overskirt - 1463 by Martina Liana

Martina Liana Style 1463 

In a vision of classic bridal elegance, Martina Liana Style 1463 exudes Old World charm with a blend of contemporary flair. This lace fit-and-flare bridal gown’s silhouette hugs the natural curves of the body. This wedding gown is contrasted with the Ilia overskirt, a dramatic lace, tulle and royal organza A-line design. 

Delicate cap sleeves provide a soft touch on the shoulders, leading to a deep sweetheart neckline at the front. Additionally, the gown features a captivating round keyhole open-back. The intricate vine lace gracefully flows into the flared skirt and dramatic train, subtly shimmering with glamour. This detachable overskirt wedding dress is sure to make a lasting impression on your special day! 

Lace Wedding Dress with Tulle Overskirt 

lace column wedding dress with tulle overskirt - LE1160 by Martina Liana Luxe

Martin Liana Luxe Style LE1160 

Experience romantic bridal elegance with Martina Liana Luxe Style LE1160. This stunning bridal gown is elevated by the Farah overskirt, a detachable feather and tulle overskirt that adds texture and a fashion-forward flair. 

Featuring a square neckline and wide straps that beautifully accentuate the décolletage, this ensemble boasts a fitted silhouette with an A-line skirt shape. The corset-style bodice is adorned with intricate bead-encrusted lace, complemented by an embellished floral train for a touch of glamour. This is a detachable overskirt wedding dress that will have you feeling like the star of your own fairytale. 

Strapless Wedding Dress with Overskirt 

plus size strapless wedding dress with overskirt - 1557+ by Martina Liana

Martina Liana Style 1557+ 

Elegant and modern, Martina Liana Style 1557+ features a fitted fit-and-flare underdress paired with a luxurious ballgown overskirt, AOS0007. The luxe silk fabric construction adds richness and texture, and the versatile design allows for an effortless transition from ceremony to reception. 

The underdress showcases a strapless bodice with architectural details and a wrapped effect. The detachable silk overskirt adds a regal touch, transforming the look with its cathedral train. This two-piece ensemble offers versatility, providing a sophisticated and memorable wedding gown option. 

Wedding Dress Overskirts: Customizations and Alterations 

Can you Customize an Overskirt? 

Absolutely! Many bridal boutiques and designers, like Martina Liana, offer custom services for altering the length, shape and even the design of their detachable wedding dress overskirts. This helps flawlessly complement your gown or create a distinct bridal vision. 

Do Overskirts Need Alterations? 

It depends on the fit. Some wedding dress overskirts may require hemming or taking in to match your gown. Always discuss with your bridal consultant to ensure your overskirt wedding dress is tailored to you. 

On your wedding day, the trail you leave behind with a wedding dress overskirt is a heart-fluttering memory-making detail that tells your love story step by step. Find a store location near you, and discover your dream wedding dress overskirt!