Bené’s back!

Last time she shared the ultimate wedding day survival kit (which is a must pin for organised brides and their type-A maids), this time she’s talking wedding dresses of the short, chic and oh so beautiful variety…

While I absolutely adore long, flowing gowns, I must admit I have a weakness for short wedding dresses.

I always get nostalgic seeing my grandmother’s black and white wedding photos. She looked timeless in a tea-length satin dress and a birdcage veil.

Short wedding dresses are perfect for brides with vintage taste. They’re also great for city hall weddings or for more casual affairs.

And, for the bride that can’t part with a long gown, short frocks are fabulous for evening dancing or for making a run to the getaway car at the end of the night.

I’ve gathered ten of the most beautiful short wedding dresses from across the web. So if you’re thinking about raising the hemline on your big day, all the inspiration you need is right here.

1. Vintage Inspired

Lynette Gown by Watters via BHLDN

2. Lace Love

Carraway Dress by Reformation

3. Chic Halter

Silk Wedding Dress by Le Muse via Etsy

4. Avant-Garde

Short White Dress by AP Line Store via Etsy

5. Floral French Chic

Baker Mini Dress by Rime Arodaky via Net-a-Porter

6. Swiss Dot

Bocho Wedding Dress by Lavenir Boutique Bridal via Etsy

7. Cool Bride Vibes

Issa Ivory Slip by Olivia von Halle via Shop Bop

8. City Hall Chic

Zinnia Bow Cutout Dress by Zimmermann via Shop Bop

9. Retro Mini

Mini Dress by Brandon Maxwell via Net-a-Porter

10. Chinese Qi-Pao

Amy Dress by Beluchi Design via Etsy

Aren’t they stunners? Shop these & more in our lookbook below featuring bridal dresses perfect for the big day or even for showers, bachelorette parties, and rehearsal dinners!

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