As we know nowadays, the rise of the short wedding dress should come as no surprise. It is nothing particularly new as short wedding dresses date as far back as the 1920s. In recent years there has been a rise in short wedding dresses on bridal catwalks. You might have noticed them in magazines, on royals such as the new princess of Luxembourg, and you might also have attended a friend’s wedding where she opted for a short wedding dress. This has led some to believe that it is a new ‘trend’. If you are a fan of Coco Chanel, who in my opinion was the most influential fashion designer of the 20th century, then you will be thrilled to know that she is credited with introducing the short wedding dress in the early 1920s.
And when shopping for a wedding dress, there are many factors to consider, such as the silhouette, fabric, color, lace, length, price point, and so many more that we’ve barely scratched the surface. But what many brides fail to take into consideration are the many perks of short wedding dresses. Here are a few reasons you should consider the alternative — a short & chic dress! Be stylish and comfortable, keep your wallet happy, it’s totally you – yes your own choice, fewer dress fittings and alterations, enjoy unrestricted movement, score eye-catching photos, So when you are out shopping for a dress, keep in mind the benefits of this style and don’t automatically rule them out.