20 Popular Short Wedding Dresses 2016


Short wedding dresses became part of the bridal trend years back. Today, we have many brides opting for short wedding dresses for their big day. There are various styles of short wedding dresses presently in 2016 of different lengths and cuts. If you are still considering joining this unique bridal trend, we have got the perfect pictures and reasons to convince you.

Different Types of Short Wedding Dresses

Just because it is called a short wedding dress doesn’t mean it have to be as short as a mini skirt. There are different types of short wedding dresses.

Ballerina-Length Wedding Dress

A ballerina-length wedding dress falls just above your ankle. This is the perfect dress for those who do not appreciate floor sweeping wedding dresses but don’t want anything shorter than the normal length of a wedding dress.


Mini-Length Wedding Dress

A mini-length wedding dress is one of the shortest wedding dress styles available. It stops above the knee, leaving part of your thighs visible. This dress is ideal for small framed brides who do not want to get lost beneath longer dresses. A mini-length dress may not be suitable for religious ceremonies.


Tea-Length Wedding Dress

A tea-length wedding dress stops just below the knee or mid-shin. Short wedding dresses like this comes with a fitted bodice, cinched waist and full skirt. This happens to be a popular style of short wedding dresses in 2016. It is perfect for those seeking a retro look.


High-Low Wedding Dress

This wedding dress is cut short in front and falls full-length at the back. It is the same as regular mullet dresses we have today. This is perfect for the bride craving a bridal train and a short dress at the same time.

20 Popular Short Wedding Dresses 2016

This bridal trend has to come standard as different designers are making stunning designs for any type of weddings. Here are some popular short wedding dresses in 2016 by famous designers.

White by Vera Wang Short Lace Wedding Dress

A limited edition tulle-over-lace short shift dress from Davids Bridal short wedding dresses in 2016. This dress has spaghetti straps and metallic and beaded organza appliques. An illusion neckline makes this dress elegant and alluring.

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Floral Cutout Lace Tea Length Wedding Dress

A limited edition tea-length strapless wedding dress with lacey details and organza appliqués, this is perfect for summer brides. The cutwork lace adds a hint of mystery to your persona while the short tea length silhouette keeps things flirty and fun. Accessorize with sleek strappy sandals and some floral head pieces and you are good to go.

via: davidsbridal.com


Tulle Tea-Length Skirt Dress

A tulle tea-length wedding dress by Morilee, this short, flirty dress comes with spaghetti straps and a sweet sweetheart neckline. The fitting bodice is covered with elegant embellishments and its fit and flare tulle skirt is sure to suit many different shapes and sizes.

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Hi-Lo Gown with Crystal Beaded Satin Belt

This strapless hi-lo organza gown is decked out with tons of fashion forward details. It comes with a crystal beaded satin belt and criss-cross ruched sweetheart neckline. The elegant hi-low silhouette makes this beautiful dress ideal for an early falls wedding.

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Tea Length Cotton Venice Lace Gown with Classic Strapless Neckline

You deserve to look like the star of the show, and in this short fit and flare sweetheart dress, you certainly will! Details include floral motifs all over the bodice and the skirt, a strapless neckline and a figure-flattering sassy skirt that will show your legs perfectly.

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V-Neckline Tulle Tea Length Ball Gown

A V-neckline tulle tea length ball gown in rich hue, this short wedding dress in 2016 features cap sleeves and gorgeous lace details covering the entire bodice and part of the fit and flare skirt. The beige belt hugs your figure in all the right places and the only accessories you need to add here are sleek open-toe strappy shoes and a pair of pearl earrings.

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Riviera Resort Ivory Lace Dress

Get ready to start a whole new trend in short wedding dresses 2016! This ivory laced dress with apron neckline and knit lining is ideal for a beach wedding. The fitted, figure hugging, peek-a-boo lacy cutie will look gorgeous with strappy high heels, a simple rhinestone bracelet and teardrop earrings.

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Ivory Silk Crepe Shift Dress

This ivory silk crepe shift dress with pearl and feather embroidered hem is straight out of the 2017 bridal collection of Oscar De La Renta. It comes in a moderate scoop neckline, feathered hemline and rhinestone detailing at the border. Get ready to fall in love again, this time, with a dress!

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White Short Wedding Dress by Monique Lhuillier

This white short wedding dress is from Monique Lhuillier 2016 bridal collection. Everyone will be saying wow, and you will receive compliments all night long with this sequined, lacey, closed neck, cap sleeved beauty which comes up to your calves. Simply accessorize this number with a pair of heels and you are good to go.

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White Silk Faille Cocktail Dress

This short wedding dress 2016 from Oscar De La Renta’’s collection has white silk faille material, taffeta and organza floral embroidery and strapless plunging short-V neckline. The ultra short number is perfect for the bold bride who is willing to take risks. You will definitely get points for its flirty metallic embroidered hemline which is totally trending right now.

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Chic High-Low Strapless Wedding Dress

From its chic high-low hemline to its sexy strapless sweetheart bodice, this short lacey wedding dress has us tightly wrapped around its finger. And as if its high-low cut weren’t cute enough on its own, the high part even comes with an elegant bridal train which we simply love.

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Strapless Knee-Length A-line Dress

This strapless above-the-knee-length A-line dress with center bow on natural waistband is presented to us by Moncheri Bridals. Other details of this pretty dress include a fitted bodice, peek-a-boo lacey cutout hemline, fit and flare A-line skirt and a center back zipper.

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Sleeveless Mikado A-line Gown

Fashion perfection is the only way to describe this elegant asymmetric wedding dress. It features all the right details including a chic rhinestone belt, short V-neckline and closed, sleeveless bodice. The highlight of the dress has to be the bodice with its one-of a kind styling. We are sure you will have the most elegant style in short wedding dresses 2016 when wearing this elegant number.

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Embroidered Knee-Length Wedding Gown

Walk down the aisle and turn all your guests’ heads in this knee-length wedding dress made with lace tulle. This sleeveless bridal beauty is a must-have for your special day. It is complete with beaded illusion neckline and back and a fitted lace bodice that flows into fit-flare sassy skirt. Complete your look with a pair of high heels and get ready to have the best day of your life.

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Knee-Length Tulle Wedding Gown

This elegant knee length gown is in light-as-air tulle and comes with diamante-beaded lace accents on the fitted bust and sweetheart neckline. Its form-fitting bodice will hug and flatter various body shapes and sizes and the fit and flare tulle skirt will give you a silhouette to remember as you walk down the aisle.

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Short Dress with a Train Florent Jacquard Cotton and Silk

For simplistic bridal elegance, you’d want to slip into this fashion-forward wedding dress by Delphine Manivet. This incredible look conveys features worth admiring including an asymmetric high-low hemline that converts into a gorgeous sweeping bridal train. The 3/4th sleeves, plain bodice and closed neckline are ideal for a minimalist bride who wants a marriage of unconventional.

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Short Dress Marius Crepe Silk and Gazar

There are two things an off-beat bride can’t get enough off: simplicity and elegance. This short wedding dress in 2016 has best of both worlds as it has enough glamour thanks to its silky material and unique add-on bands on the sleeves and bodice. That said, it is simple enough to please the most minimalist bride. Its boat neck, 3/4th sleeves and short flirty silhouette make it an ideal dress for getting married in a garden or at the beach.

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Short Dress Alexis Silk Organza

This 3/4th sleeves, short wedding dress is calling your name. It has classic and modern details that will help you create an unforgettable wedding look. It features a bateau neckline, closed bodice and fit and flare skirt that make it an ideal dress for a casual setting or the reception.

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Beaded Short Tank Dress with Scallop Hem

Bring enchantment and wonder to your wedding with this all-over beaded mini wedding dress with scoop neckline. Its features include a scoop neckline, sleeveless beaded bodice and a short skirt that ends just above the knees with a ruched hemline. Complete this magical look with a veil and stunning silver jewelry.

via: davidsbridal.com


Truly Zac Posen Short Wedding Dress with Corset

Vintage-inspired embroidery with metallic lace gives this short wedding dress in 2016 a timeless look and feel. It is a limited edition from David’s bridal collection which features anatomical corset bodice and ultra-feminine sweetheart neckline. This flattering short dress absolutely makes you a star on your big day!

via: davidsbridal.com