If you want to make a statement on your big day, then a short wedding dress could be just what you’re after. These fun and flirty options tick all the right style boxes and are the perfect choice if you want to strut down the aisle in a pair of show-stopping designer heels.
We’ve got lots of alternative wedding dresses for you to browse too if you know you want something different.
Not only is a short wedding dress a great option for a super stylish or informal ceremony, it’s also ideal as a second dress option if you’re looking to switch things up when you take to the dance floor. Here’s our pick of the hottest new styles…
17 Stunning Short Wedding Dresses
British designer label, Hana Divine, has a gorgeous choice of both long and short wedding dresses. This flirty 50s style is great for brides after a sleek yet striking shorter option. We really love how the simple and chic design is perfectly finished with beaded detailing – it’s timeless and glamorous.
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House of Mooshki
How pretty is this dreamy tea-length dress from House of Mooshki? With an on-trend bateau neckline, floral embroidered tulle and bow sleeves, this is a really feminine and romantic wedding day option. With its customised inner bodice and cinched in waist, it’s flattering on all shapes and sizes, too.
This striking and modern style from British designer Suzanne Neville has to be one of our favourites. This is an unconventional short wedding dress with its step-hem, but it still lets you show off your legs as you walk down the aisle. The beautifully textured skirt matched with a simple long sleeved top make this an effortless and cool big day look.
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The Special Day bridal collection features a host of beautiful short wedding dresses. We particularly love this modern gown with its sharp tailoring and impeccable fit. Off-shoulder sleeves are a huge bridal trend for 2019 too, so if you’re a fashion-forward bride, it’s one to add to your list.
Cool French label Rime Arodaky has the perfect option for a quirky and effortless wedding day outfit. This beautiful and playful asymmetrical gown would look amazing at both a boho festival wedding or a chic and simple industrial-style celebration.
Want a fabulous gown with a fun and flirty update? This choice from So Sassi could be the one for you. The cut-out lace bodice adds a super pretty touch, while the ballerina-length tulle skirt will be perfect for twirling your way down the aisle.
Add to your look with the perfect wedding hair accessory – we’ve got lots of beautiful options for you to browse.
Justin Alexander Signature
This satin knee-length dress from Justin Alexander is perfect for trendy brides looking to make a statement, or as a second dress option for an evening reception. This stylish number is fully adorned with geometric beading and its bell shape cut is on-trend, flattering and comfy.
True Bride’s Brighton Belle line has a super choice of 50s-inspired short wedding dresses – and vintage loving brides will adore this gorgeous lace design from the latest collection. Featuring a sweetheart bodice, three-quarter sleeves and sparkling beadwork, it’s a stunning choice for an elegant and sophisticated wedding.
Known for its luxurious short wedding dresses, Rita Mae offers fun and playful styles that you’re sure to fall in love with. This fabulous, minimalist dress would be perfect for a vintage tea party wedding.
Choose a dress from Savin London and you’re guaranteed a high quality, fashion forward design that will turn heads as you walk down the aisle. This super modern wedding dress mixes a floral illusion neckline and sleeves with a pretty A-line mini dress. Finish this look with a fabulous pair of shoes and you have a winning outfit.
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With its mix of fabrics and textures, this spectacular short dress from Spanish label Pronovias ticks all the right boxes for a fashionable and elegant wedding style. The bateau neckline, short sleeves and natural A-line waist all give this dress an incredible flattering fit, too.
For all you boho brides – Rembo Styling has the answer. Chic and comfortable this fabulous lace style is ideal for those wanting to rock an ethereal and effortless dress on their big day.
This elegant dress from Halfpenny London is another on-trend short wedding dress style. If you want a shorter style but you’re worried about showing too much leg on your wedding day, this gown with its longer lace overlay is a top choice.
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What’s not to love about this feminine style from Sweetheart Bridal? A lace mini dress is fun to wear on your wedding day and this design even features a detachable tulle overlay skirt so you can impress your guests and change your look from day to night.
Ivory & Co
The perfectly-fitted modern lace bodice and silk organza skirt give this Ivory & Co style a vintage vibe with red carpet appeal. Stunningly chic, this is a short dress that will appeal to brides who want to make an impact as they walk down the aisle. Match with statement accessories and you’re sure to wow.
Boho chic sums up this all-over lace cocktail-length dress from Lillian West. This short style features playful flutter sleeves and an open keyhole back… it will no doubt be a favourite with brides planning a destination beach wedding.
If you want to really stand out on your big day, then you might want to consider this fabulous style from Anna Romysh. This sassy short wedding dress looked amazing on the bridal runways and with its metallic, floral and feather detailing it’s fitting with the hottest bridal trends for 2019.
The beauty of a short wedding dress is that you can really show off your shoes – don’t miss our edit of beautiful blue wedding shoes that are begging to be shown off!