HBO’s Girls kicked off its final season with a wedding and our favorite girls got all twisted up in Dessy Twist-Wrap convertible dresses. The episode features genuine Dessy Twist Wrap convertible dresses, in Suede Rose, available on the Happy Bridesmaids website in sizes XS-2X, in plenty of colors, including Suede Rose!
Whether you call it a convertible dress, a chameleon dress, an infinite dress, or a twist wrap, we will call it the future. The Dessy twist wrap is as multifaceted as the woman who wears one, and they can be worn in hundreds of ways.
The fashions on Girls are meant to showcase what real girls wear in real life. There’s lots of vintage and affordable brands like H&M. The wedding episode reflects this, with the bridesmaids donning twist-wrap dresses, a practical and exceptionally affordable option for a mixed batch of budget-conscious bridesmaids with differing styles and shapes. A twist-wrap can be worn at the empire, or the natural waistline, you can create sleeves or go sleeveless. Its extreme versatility makes it ideal to fit an array of body types.
Costume designer on Girls Jenn Rogien wants us to know that Hannah looks bad on purpose. In a recent interview for thegreatdiscontent.com, Jenn spoke of the haphazardness of their fashions as being “1000% intentional”. Speaking on Lena Dunham’s character Hannah, Girls producer Judd Apatow told Jenn, “Our audience isn’t going to believe this character is that much of a mess if she looks too good.”
“The straps are longer than the dress!”
Hannah complains, in a mad rush to get her dress tied
after a romp in the car with her boyfriend, Fran.
The extra long straps allow for the impressive range of styles. Someone should have told Hannah that the twist wrap dress comes with instructions! Also find ways to wrap a twist-wrap dress online here: http://www.dessy.com/wrap-dress
The bride, Marnie (Allison Williams), has a very specific vision for her outdoor rustic wedding. The aesthetic of Marnie’s wedding was “Laurel Canyon classic”, Ralph Lauren meets Joni Mitchell with a nod to her heritage, “white Christian woman”, a vision from an Edward Sharp video, she says. In her wedding vision, convertible bridesmaid dresses could encompass all of that and “Oh my god, it’s so much fun.”
The dresses can all be tied the same way, or create a mismatched, “Canyon Classic” look.
Happy Bridesmaids carries the full line of Dessy Twist-Wrap dresses, available in Maracaine jersey knits that stretch and move with you. They come in short or long versions with an optional chiffon overskirt.
Try one shoulder, go backless, but just don’t be a Hannah, bringing your boyfriend around, and asking questions instead of getting things done. Be a Shosh, steam the dresses, or be encouraging like Jessa, a calm during the storm, a make-up emergency fixer, and expert twist-wrap dress stylist.