Nontraditional Brides Will Love This Wedding Dress Trend

Though there are many traditions that come with weddings, sometimes the rules are only there to be broken. Sure, you could look through gorgeous gowns that were made to skim the floor or trail down the aisle, but if you consider yourself more of an unconventional bride, why not fully board that train instead? Rather than going down the traditional route, opt for a short winter wedding dress.

Okay, we understand that a short dress might not be your first instinct when you’re shopping for your nuptials, but hear us out: There’s truly nothing as unexpected as this particular dress when it comes to your wedding style. Besides the fact that you'll be one of the chicest unconventional brides in the book, you'll also be able to dance the night away at your reception sans bustling. Sounds like a dream.

Ready to start shopping? We’ve rounded up our favorite short dresses that will be perfect for your winter wedding. You’ll easily turn heads in these.

My favorite parts of this dress: the bow detailed combined with the cutouts. 

Colombian designer Johanna Ortiz nailed it with this square-neck dress. 

Have you honestly seen a prettier dress for $60?

A halterneck dress à la Meghan Markle is certainly a chic choice. 

Who said you can't get married in a mini? It's your day!

Lela Rose is known for her beautifully ethereal dresses, and this embroidered number is no exception. 

You simply can't go wrong with a strapless A-line dress.

Is it just us, or is this dress giving us Kate Middleton on her wedding day vibes?

A champagne-colored silk dress is a beautiful option for your wedding day—or any day.

This cute dress will get lots of wear all year round. 

This pretty Halston dress is giving us Grecian vibes. 

The Markle Effect is real, and it's probably why you see so many halter options out there.

If this isn't formal enough for a ceremony, it would be great for dinner and drinks.