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Would You Wear a Short Wedding Dress?

Fashion designer Behnaz Sarafpour did! A very modern idea . . .


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steen steen 9 years
I actually almost did! My wedding was on the beach, at sunset. Since we figured on having a little wind, I was going to go for a shorter gown, nothing terribly formal; after all, the men were wearing linen shirts and slacks! However, my mom really wanted to see me in a long gown and I didn't mind so much, so we found a really nice one that wound up being pretty suitable for the beach.
Random2 Random2 9 years
I don't think I would wear a short dress, I'm too smitten with the long dress look. but I do have a few friends and a sister who would probably love the idea of a short dress (my sister wants to go colored too, she doesn't like white/ ivory/ traditional wedding gown colors).
BShax BShax 9 years
Hell yes, my wedding dress is up to my knee and I can't wait the mere 28 days it will be till we get married!!
kitkatherine kitkatherine 9 years
i've been planning to do this for year. there is a nicole miller dress that i love, and that babydoll michael kors did a few years ago i thought would be perfect, until i tried it on and it wasn't. for me to get a long dress hemmed, it would be upwards of 200 hundred dollars. i wnt a short dress and a casual wedding, my boyfriend hates ties, and i want him to be comfortable, so a short dress would allow him to be more casual. yeah..i MAY have put a little too much thought into that.
BeautyEditor BeautyEditor 9 years
I so would - such a great idea!
kh61582 kh61582 9 years
I might but it would depend on two things. My legs would have to be in awesome shape! Also it depends on the groom. Some men have personalities that allow you to think about adding more fun and pizazz into your wedding while other men might have the types of personality where you just want to keep things more traditional. I don't know if that makes sense to anyone but me but hey that's my theory.
Lilavati Lilavati 9 years
Never! I have seriously considered a black gow, though, but I think I'll stay traditional.
breakbrooklyn breakbrooklyn 9 years
only if it was the most beautiful short dress i had ever seen. i don't like the dress that the designer chose b/c (even though it's pretty) you can even wear it as a day dress to a party. i want to look more glamorous since it is that ONE day so i'm most likely going long but i have no problem with a short dress.
thewavingcat thewavingcat 9 years
HipMom HipMom 9 years
I would and I did :-) Traditional wedding gowns are very much "not me", so when I got married in 1997 I wore a white ensamble with a short skirt and fitted jacket, and fabulous white t-strap platform pumps with 4 1/2 inch heels :-) I never regretted it and would definitely do it again. But then again, the rest of the cerimony was also kind of unconventional, I probably wouldn't do it if I was getting married in a Catholic church.
starbright14 starbright14 9 years
No way... I love the long dress look!
xredDKNYframes xredDKNYframes 9 years
I think I was being married in the summer I would want a short wedding dress, only if it is beyond attractive.
Daisie Daisie 9 years
For me, it's totally dependent on when, where, why and at what age I'm marrying. If it was a quickie wedding, a beach wedding or a 2nd or third marriage I might consider it. For now, my dream is a ballgown....Reem Acra, Amsale, etc!!!
Talldiva45 Talldiva45 9 years
Nope, I just think a longer dress for a wedding is much more elegant. I mean you can wear a short dress anytime , right? The only way I would wear one is for the reception afterwards...
freegracefrom freegracefrom 9 years
I think the dress in the picture is a weee bit too short for me. But definitely knee-length is fine.
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
ehhh...doubt it..maybe at the reception
peachiepink peachiepink 9 years
My dream dress is a knee length A-line, cream, silk brocade, with a portrait neckline. this is weird, but I'm only 16 and can already picture my wedding dress (not picturing the man, of course).
Professorluv Professorluv 9 years
You can wear short dresses whenever you want! but a long dress with train you can only wear once....on your wedding! but that also means that a short wedding dress you could wear again and again!
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 9 years
No thanks...
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
i would. i don't think that you have to have a long dress becuase that's what tradition tells you. it's a new era for fashion and whatever looks best should be worn.
blue-skies blue-skies 9 years
Oops, that meant to say: I'm wearing a knee-length dress with a pair of sparkly GOLD mary jane-style flats. Otherwise it doesn't make much sense, ha ha!
emalove emalove 9 years
Nope...think they look tacky and ridiculous. My wedding dress was more traditional and "princess-y"...I loved it.
blue-skies blue-skies 9 years
Sillygirl: What about flats in pale gold (or silver, depending on the warmness of the shade of the dress)? I'm wearing a knee-length dress with a pair of sparkly mary jane-style flats. My dress is a champagne/pale gold colour and together they look fantastic!
angelinemarie angelinemarie 9 years
if it was like really gorgeous and strapless then i totally would!
karlorene karlorene 9 years
nooo way, long beautiful princess wedding dress for me please :)
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