Babydoll, mini shifts, ballerina style, three-quarter length, knee-length. Short dresses are back! Not only are they an excuse to wear great shoes, but also make being a bride practical and manageable while still being extremely feminine. Legs suddenly become part …
Short and So, So Sweet Wedding Dresses for Spring 2012
When temperatures rise, so do hemlines. The short wedding dress is gaining popularity for the Spring 2012 season as a fun and functional option for brides. From textured and trendy to clean and classic, we’ve broken down the top trends in short wedding dresses for you.
As frilly and romantic as they may be, not all brides want to fuss with seven-layer skirts or a train that trails three feet behind them. But just because a dress is short, doesn’t mean it can’t be absolutely fabulous. Short dresses with a multitude of textures are the most popular for Spring 2012. Lace wedding dresses are absolutely everywhere in the Spring 2012 bridal collections, and short dresses are following suit. Er, dress.
Short dresses with multitudes of tiers and ruffles are playful and romantic. These dresses are the most figure-flattering and will make you look as decadent and delicious as your wedding cake.
Inspired by the swan-like dresses of a prima ballerinas, short dresses with feathers are delicate and elegant. In line with this trend, are short dresses with tiered-tulle skirts. Simple in design and rich in texture, they are a light and airy option and make for a most graceful bridal look. If you’re thinking about a colored wedding dress, like the Vera Wang Spring 2012 bridal collection, the ballet-inspired light pink is the most popular for spring.
The versatility of short wedding dresses translates visually into their designs, so over-embellishment and avant-garde shapes are never too much on a short dress. Asymmetrical designs, peplum skirts, one-shoulder styles, and two-length dresses are popular for Spring 2012.
If you don’t want an ultra-trendy short wedding dress, there is still an option for you. Crisp and clean styles, like the ones from Tobi Hannah’s Youthquake collection for Spring 2012, inspired by the fun and free-spiritedness of the 1960s are a fresh take on a classic style to make you the chicest of brides on your wedding day. You’d still be trending though, with vintage styles dominating the runways for Spring 2012.
Are you considering a short dress for your wedding in Spring 2012? What trends do you like the most? Tell us what you think about these short wedding dresses in the comment box below.