Short wedding dresses are so cute, and the styling options are endless, as noted by Martha Stewart. For example, short dresses are typically sexier than long gowns, so why not lean into that sexiness with a partially sheer wedding dress? Self Portrait sells a variety of charming styles, making it a great place to start your search. Alternately, brides who love the fit-and-flare style might prefer a more sophisticated, modern version from the likes of Oscar de la Renta.
But with so many shorter wedding dresses available to you, what’s the best way to style the look? Per Brides, those with a bohemian, whimsical flair might opt for something like the Pixie Silk Mini Dress by Watters. The dress is currently available at Anthropologie for $260, and its open back and front bow combo are sure to make you look like a magical fairy on your big day. While some people may think of short dresses as provocative, there are plenty of sophisticated ways to rock the look. For instance, balance out your bare legs with extra coverage on top. Net-A-Porter’s Huishan Zhang Reign feather crepe mini dress comes complete with a high neckline, opaque white fabric, and long, embellished sleeves — offering a mature vibe without too much stuffiness. Also available at Net-A-Porter is a dress for brides who want to sparkle: Retrofête’s Claire belted sequined chiffon mini dress. With its plethora of shiny sequins, this sexy dress calls for dancing and fun times.