31 Chic Short Wedding Dresses You Can Buy Now

Show off those hard-earned barre legs

Updated 09/18/18

Let's get real — we definitely love the biggest of wedding dresses, with the longest of trains around here. But sometimes, there's nothing like a short wedding dress to show off your modern style, not to mention those rocking legs — no doubt a result of some serious pre-wedding barre workouts. If It girls Whitney Port and Olivia Palermo are any indication, wearing a short wedding dress is a style status symbol! More and more modern brides are opting to skip the big bridal moment for something short, sweet, and super cool, and we are totally here for a short wedding dress.

Whether you're shopping for a city hall ceremony, a vintage inspired wedding (hey, Audrey Hepburn wore short dresses to both of her weddings, and if it's good enough for Audrey!), a little something for your rehearsal dinner, bridal shower or engagement party, or a short reception dress to tear up the dance floor, combing through the thousands of little white dresses out there can be completely overwhelming. Like you need another thing on your to do list, right? So, we did the work for you!

From wedding designers like Marchesa, Monique Lhuillier, and Oscar de la Renta, to fashionista-favorite Self Portrait, and even Topshop, we found a little white dress to suit every bride's style — minimal, modern and sleek, classic, bohemian, or romantic. From the shortest of minis to tea length gowns, and a few high-low hems in between, these short wedding dresses are sure to cement you in the wedding dress hall-of-fame! Oh, and did you say instant gratification? These dresses are all available to buy right this very minute. We thought you'd like that.

Click through to see the sweetest short wedding dresses you can buy now for your wedding day and more!

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See by Chloe Asymmetrical Hem Dress

18-09-13 micalbockru AM1 B3 audrekrull W

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $520.00

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Zimmermann Jaya Wave Short Dress

18-04-10 oksanajager PM1 B5 ryankautzer W

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $640

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French Connection Delos Lucky Layer Strappy Dress

BHLDN, $92.99 from $128

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French Connection "Massay" Lace Sleeveless Dress

SHOP NOW: French Connection, $88.99 from $178

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French Connection "Consenza" Sparkle Embellished Dress

$328, (SHOP NOW)

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Kiyonna Wedding Belle Plus Size Short Dress

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Self-Portrait Asymmetric Ruffle Dress

Forward by Elyse Walker, $382 from $545

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Aijek Melanie Fit-and-Flare Mini Dress in Lace

SHOP NOW: Neiman Marcus, $279

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ML Monique Lhuillier "Tiana" Dress

BHLDN, $250 from $395

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Karina Grimaldi "Neila" Dress

SHOP NOW: Revolve, $192 from $273

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Stevie May Resplendent Mini Dress

SHOP NOW: Free People, $320

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Fame and Partners Veronika Dress

SHOP NOW: Fame and Partners, $299

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Love Shack Fancy Lorelai Dress

SHOP NOW: Free People, $325

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Luisa Mini Dress

SHOP NOW: Free People, $168

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Jane Summers "Brenta" Dress

BHLDN, $200 from $398

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Tularosa Lindsay Dress

SHOP NOW: Revolve, $142 from $218

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Christine Mini Dress

SHOP NOW: The Reformation, $218

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For Love & Lemons X Revolve Lace Mini Dress

SHOP NOW: Revolve, $224

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BHLDN Goldie Dress in Sequins

BHLDN, $400

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Aidan Mattox Promenade Dress

BHLDN, $190

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Strapless Lace Wedding Dress with Ostrich Feathers

SHOP NOW: David’s Bridal, $239.95

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Fame and Partners Tiffany Dress in Ivory Spot Georgette

SHOP NOW: Fame and Partners, $163.20

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AFRM Cayli Asymmetrical Dress

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $138

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Yumi Kim Class Act Dress

18-04-17 eloiseopryszko PM1 B2 robstebler W

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $228

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Bronx and Banco Majiorca Dot Lace Cocktail Dress

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $380

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French Connection Whisper Light Sheath Dress

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $148

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Reformation Reid Linen Mini Dress

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $198

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Self-Portrait Floral Lace Tiered Dress

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $440

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Rime Arodaky Del Ray Dress with Balloon Sleeves

18-07-13 hyunjoo AM1 B3 raypfeiffer W

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $970

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Oscar de la Renta Crochet Ruffle Dress

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $4,190

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Pronovias Deina Short Dress

Pronovias, price upon request

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