11 things you didn't know about Short Wedding Dresses

11 things you didn't know about short wedding dress 


“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” What is classier than vintage inspired look, and what is more fabulous than feeling comfortable?


The newly popular short wedding dress can be as short as you like: varying from mini, through knee and up to a tea-length. Its length choice is as flexible as that of any other dress.

It offers so many more length variations than the traditional gown, which is restrictive and old-fashioned compare to the Short Wedding Dress.

Short Wedding Dresses Facts

  • As modern as it looks it is actually a vintage

The first short wedding dress was officially introduced by the French fashion designer Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel in the 1920s. The controversial designer was known not only for her avant garde styles but first of all for her lethal wit. She designed comfort and statement.

  • Audrey Hepburn wore it

Audrey had three wedding dresses made for her and only two weddings. Her first wedding was called off when the dress was already sewn, so she donated it to "the most beautiful and poor girl in Italy", who later confessed that her marriage was good so the dress had brought her luck.

The actress' dresses went shorter each time: mid-length to begin with, then a tea-length and eventually, for her second and last wedding she wore a long-sleeved mini-dress in pale pink.

  • It is often less expensive

That is not to say anything about quality, since this is the primary factor for pricing. But, as the logic suggests, less fabric means less money.

  • Light on the go

In the case of getting married abroad, you don't want to stuff your suitcase with a huge, heavy and cumbersome dress, taking the risk of ruining it or nevr getting the wrinkles out For that particular reason short wedding dresses are perfect.

  • Enjoying your own party

Being the hostess is surely wonderful, but it is also nice to enjoy your own party. Wedding is a unique occasion even if it happens more than once. So, you want to dance. It is much easier to move to the groove with less fabric hanging down your ankles.

  • Freedom

As opposed to its long sister, a shorter wedding dress will allow more independence when you need it, like when going to the toilet, You can go all by yourself without having someone help you. It will also free your hands when walking around the wedding.

  • Money well spent

It is becoming more and more popular to re-wear the wedding dress on a different occasion. You fall in love with a dress and it is really nice to have the chance to get into it again; it is much more plausible with a shorter version.

  • Totally appropriate

So, you want to be unconventional, but also have a traditional church ceremony. Churches today aren't as strict as they used to be. Even so, mid-length and tea-length are absolutely appropriate. If sleeveless, you can cover your shoulders with a beautiful shawl, wrap or bolero

  • Perfect for a beach wedding

When having a beach-seaside wedding, shorter option is yet again the most convenient.

  • "The Most Beautiful Girl In The World"

"This Kind of beauty has got no reason to ever be shy…This kind of beauty is the kind that comes from inside," has sung Prince. Style goddess, Coco Chanel said that "A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous." What is classier than vintage inspired look, and what is more fabulous than feeling comfortable in your own skin? Any dress you pick, make sure you enjoy wearing it.

  • It is up to you

Here you are on a momentous day in  your life. But what if…? What if you decide to opt out, and by opt out, i mean climbing through the little window in the washroom? Here again, short wedding dress to the rescue. Not that it is going to happen, of course, but it's good to have your options open.