Let Them Wear Minis: 10 Mini Dress Picks for Every Bride

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Who said all wedding gowns have to be floor-length? Recently, we’ve seen a rise in brides opting for a mini dress in exchange for the typical floor length ballgown.

From Kourtney Kardashian’s mini designed by Dolce & Gabbana to Tia Mowry wearing one as Melanie in the iconic wedding episode of hit show The Game years ago; mini wedding dresses are the elite choice for brides looking to showcase some personality and have fun with their bridal fashion.

Here’s a carefully curated list of some of our favorite mini wedding dress designs with every bride in mind!

“ELOISE” by Galia Lahav

This mini by Galia Lahav is minimally chic and freshly modern in design. The silk tulle-which is seen in draping, shoulder strap and side train-adds a flirty edge to the look while its ruching creates depth. And its corseted bodice helps highlight its wearer’s perfect shape.

Image by Galia Lahav.

“LOOK 4” by Khyeli

Stylistically speaking, this dress is perfect for the modern and minimal bride who wants to carry over that style aesthetic onto her special day. With its stunning draping and perfect ruching detailing, this mini will definitely help you serve a fashion moment for your nuptials.

Image by Khyeli.

“SDWG1095” by David’s Bridal

This mini is classic in approach and a bit of a nod to the 90’s aesthetics of bridal fashion. The floral appliquéd tulle sleeves mimic that of so many nineties wedding dresses and the satin fabric with ruching at the bodice provides the perfect extra details to the simplistic design. With a deep V-neck neckline and cinched waist, this design is bound to look great on any size.

Image by David’s Bridal.

Draped Short Silk Dress by Balmain

Although not an actual wedding mini dress, this white pick was just too good not to include. Designed by the illustrious house of Balmain, this draped short silk mini features a theme of ruffle detailing throughout providing a poignant sense of personality and fun to the design.

Image by Balmain.


Flirty and fun, this dress is only for the girls who like to make a statement. Strapless and completely feathered, this dress is easy and breezy in design and makeup. With full lining and an affordable price point compared to most wedding gowns, this dress is truly an elite choice.

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“ELINA” by SOLACE London

This dress is romantic, whimsical and chic. The design, which features dramatic, architectural off-the-shoulder sleeves and a subtle ruching at the bodice, the satin-twill fabric is a stunning choice for brides who are looking for a demure and subtle, easy slay for their special day bridal fashion needs.

Image by Revolve.

Spiral Rhinestone One Shoulder Mini by Nué

Designed by Nué, this eccentric, risqué and unconventional mini is strictly for the brides unafraid to make a big statement. With its attention grabber being the spiral rhinestone-detailed bra cup—the brand’s signature design detail—this mini is sure to turn your guests’ heads.

Image by Nué.

“ESTELLE” by Danielle Frankel

Divinely feminine and timelessly chic, this bridal mini dress by Danielle Frankel is absolutely sublime. With the deep, rounded V-neck, barely-there thin straps and shapely skirt, this mini is the chicest of them all.

Image by Danielle Frankel.

“ARCHIE” by Sachin & Babi

Rather simple in design and aesthetic this mini’s extravagance all lies in the back. With a sheath design in the front with its darted bodice and and dupioni fabric; the back features a playful bow right at the back of the waist; whimsical and oversized in contrast to the rest of the dress.

Image by BHLDN.

“Casden” by Odylynne the Ceremony

This mini, which features a silk organza makeup and angelically whimsical and fun aesthetic is perfect for a bride looking to represent her vibrant personality through her nuptials style.

Image by Odylynne the Ceremony.

Written by Fashion Writer, Kennedi LéShea.

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