Short & Sweet

The snow has finally melted and the weather is slowly but surely heating up. When it comes to fashion, scarves are being shed and hemlines are rising. Though a short wedding dress may not be for every bride, if you’re planning a spring or summer wedding, it may be a viable option. There are so many choices out there when it comes to finding a great wedding dress that shows off some leg.

There are also many advantages to going short. Short styles may save you some cash, will keep you cool during a hot, outdoor ceremony, allow you to show off your shoes, and give you plenty of room to kick up your heels and dance.
Pnina Tornai offers a sexy mini dress with a dipping neckline, single shoulder strap, and plenty of ruffles. For a more modest bride, Michelle Roth’s fifties-inspired belted tea length gown may be the perfect fit. If you’re feeling in between the two extremes, Ines Di Santo makes a stunning short appliquéd gown with a sweetheart neckline and removable train so that you don’t have to choose between short and long.

If you love the idea of a short gown for dancing but aren’t sure you want to forgo the more traditional full-length feel, perhaps spring for a short dress to use as a reception look in addition to your ceremony gown. Take a look through

our slideshow to get some short and sweet gown ideas!

Posting by Corine Brosseau, a student at New York City’s Fashion Institute of Technology

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Whether your wedding is an impromptu affair or has been months, or even years, in the making, I want to help you fashion a ceremony that reflects your history, philosophy, creativity, personality, and style – as individuals and as a couple.

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