Justin Alexander, style 8910: Heavenly Beaded Venice Lace is the highlight of this High-Low Tea Length bridal gown. Intricate detailing is yours to behold with sequined lace and Sabrina neckline. Show off your sexy legs and fabulous shoes with this delicate number. Available colors: Light Pink/Ivory/Nude (pictured above), Ivory/Nude.

Short & Sexy: An Ideal Warm Weather Combo

Whether it’s the effects of global warming or just the fact that you want to feel free and easy on your wedding day, a shorter gown can create the perfect look for a blazing summer wedding. Learn more about the benefits of raising that hem by reading the following article:

When other women express their anxiety about going short it’s often because of what people will think rather than what they really want. I point to Audrey Hepburn and Yoko Ono as examples of how to do whatever you want, go short and look fantastic.

Your wedding day is a time to show your friends and family the love between you and your significant other through the merging of your lives. This is not the time to experiment or to try to be something you are not, because you simply won’t feel comfortable. Your wedding dress should reflect as much of this as possible.

  1. It is often less expensive than a long wedding dress.
  2. It is easier to carry if you are getting married abroad.
  3. It is more comfortable and much easier to move in, especially if you plan to throw some shapes on the dance floor.
  4. You can go to the toilet without assistance.
  5. You get to show off your amazing shoes and legs.
  6. You can wear it again. Continue reading at The Guardian

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Essence of Australia, style d2103: This shorter tulle wedding dress offers sweet simplicity. Feel free to kick up your gorgeous heels on the dance floor while shimmying to  the beat of your own drum. Zippered back and Diamante-beaded lace accents translate to the perfect dress for beach locations and backyard weddings. Available colors: Ivory, White. Available in Plus Sizes.

The Pros of a Shorter Wedding Dress

If you are planning some fun water shots during your photo shoot…a shorter gown is definitely a safer way to go. Summery and sensational, this dress length can be more flattering for petite brides and provide worry free symmetry for those who are dreading the possibility of tripping on their train. Check out more reasons to go with a cropped skirt here:

Short wedding dresses are perfect for brides with vintage taste. They’re also great for city hall weddings or for more casual affairs.

And, for the bride that can’t part with a long gown, short frocks are fabulous for evening dancing or for making a run to the getaway car at the end of the night. More details at Bridal Musings

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Essence of Australia, style d1957: Complete with a 1.5-inch grosgrain ribbon belt, this off-the-shoulder tea length design is distinctly detailed. Closure is crystal buttons up the back over a hidden zipper — the best aspects of style and simplicity. Available colors: Ivory Lace and Tulle over Ivory Gown, Ivory Lace and Tulle over Almond Gown, Ivory Lace and Tulle over White Gown. Available belt shades: Natural, Black, Orchid, Topaz, Bisque, Blossom and Malt.

For the Love of Vintage

Shorter hemlines and the use of lace and glittering jewels are popular for vintage inspired weddings. In addition to the look, remaining cool and comfortable is easier to manage in a shorter wedding dress. You might be surprised to find lots more reasons to fall in love with this vintage inspiration if you give yourself the opportunity to go short for your wedding.

Come to New York Bride & Co. to find your dream wedding gown — whether your preference is to go short or opt for a full length dress. With more than 15,000 square feet of modern luxury, over 20 dressing rooms and a full staff of bridal consultants available every day to assist you, we are the premier wedding shop in Syracuse and the surrounding area. We look forward to seeing you soon.