The sun is finally shining and the 30 guest rule for weddings is about to be lifted (on June 21 we’re excited you’re almost there), so what better way to celebrate your summer wedding than with a short wedding dress?
According to LYST, searches for mini wedding dresses are up 170% and that’s more than enough for us to take note. Not only is it the perfect length for warmer climates (say goodbye to layers of tulle and overheating), but a short wedding dress is the ultimate statement to make if you’re a modern bride. No one ever expects it, it certainly makes a non-traditional statement, and you can wear it again if you want.
We’ve collected the best bohemian wedding dresses, maternity wedding dresses, and premium wedding dresses for the whole year already, but short wedding dresses are a whole different ball game. Trust us when we say there are some stunning designs that will make you feel confident and look sophisticated while above the knee.
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We don’t blame you for assuming that there is only one type of dress to choose from when it comes to your big day (usually floor-length and chiffon, satin, or lace), but in reality, it There are plenty of alternatives that will show your individuality while still perfectly fitting your theme and decorations. There is no reason why you can’t join your girlfriends in their short bridesmaid dresses and have a shorter hem yourself.
You’ll want to look your best for all the wedding shots – especially after a year of loungewear – after all, the photos will stay on your coffee table for the rest of your life. However, you will still want everyone to know that you are the bride and that you are not spending a day at the races. Then comes the difficult task of finding the perfect balance between elegant / not too glamorous / practical for warmth.
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To give you a helping hand and tick one other thing off your pre-wedding to-do list, we’ve put together a list of our favorite styles of short wedding dresses to meet a variety of tastes, at stores like ASOS. , Net-A- Porter, John Lewis and Selfridges.
For something short and sweet, check out this ASOS edition Gigi lace mini dress (PSA: ASOS just launched a bridal boutique for all your bridal needs), or if you wanted a bodycon alternative, this Lauren Ralph dress Lauren Darian is ideal. But if you want to embrace more drama and volume, check out this Carolina Herrera beauty. You will look gorgeous no matter what you choose.
To learn more about Georgia Trodd, GLAMOR UK Associate Trade Writer, follow her on Instagram @georgiatrodd.
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