March 02, 2021 – 10:18 GMT

Chloe Best


Contemporary, cool and more relaxed than a traditional full length dress, bridal gown or tea length dress are just the thing for an intimate post-pandemic wedding.

After this Lily Allen attracted a vintage Dior mini dress for her surprise wedding with David Harbor in Las Vegas, our love for a short time Wedding dresses was rekindled. Other celebrities like Whitney Port from The Hills and Fearne Cotton have also worn funky, shorter wedding dresses.

Here are some we think you’ll love no matter your budget …

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Lily Allen wore a vintage Dior mini dress to her wedding

This linen-blend tuxedo dress from Reiss has similar double-breasted detailing and a notched waist as Lily’s and is a piece you can wear again after your wedding. Better still, it’s currently reduced from its original price of £ 265 to just £ 95.

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Linen-blend tuxedo dress by Beatrice, £ 95, Reiss

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Bridgerton-inspired sleeves and luxurious ruffles … nothing says more about elegance than this dress.

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Pleated lace and woven midi dress, £ 350, selfie at Selfridges

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A playful dress ideal for the dance floor – perfect for your reception.

Ted Baker

LARAAA Mock Wrap Tiered Mini Dress, £ 199, Ted Baker

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Tick ​​the traditional lace box without feeling grumpy with this stylish halter neck number.

Asos dress

Valerie lace holder, £ 95, ASOS

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There is no doubt that you will make an entrance with a mini dress with a matching train. Cue the sashay.

Mourning dress

The Party Bride, £ 605, Harmur

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Classy and cool, we never thought that this ruched crepe mini dress from Vanessa Cocchiaro would only cost £ 275.

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Vanessa Cocchiaro The Ruched Crepe Mini Dress by CJ, £ 275, Net-a-Porter

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This elegant dress gives the illusion of a sophisticated two-piece with a lace top and a chic A-line skirt.

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Lace satin wedding dress, £ 181.33, eBay

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Turn heads for all the right reasons in this effortlessly elegant Halston-draped chiffon mini dress with floating sleeves, a V-neckline, and chic, draped details on the skirt.

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Halston Draped Chiffon Mini Dress, £ 300, Net-a-Porter

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Channel your inner goddess with a dress that’s ready for the dance floor. This ruffled style would also be ideal for a beach wedding.

Grace Loves Lace wedding dress

Izabel dress, £ 1,430, Grace Loves Lace

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This chic ivory mini dress has asymmetrical shoulders and a cute transparent hem.

Kitri wedding dress

Fontana dress, £ 165, Kitri Studio

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Celebrities like Fearne Cotton and Audrey Hepburn wore tea-length dresses to their weddings, and this gorgeous beaded wedding dress is a great way to try the universally flattering style for yourself.

Phase Eight Genoa Beaded Wedding Dress

Genova Beaded Wedding Dress, £ 350, Stage Eight

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How about a sultry silk midi dress for a sophisticated bridal look?

Halfpenny London Short Wedding Dress

Kelly dress, £ 1,895, Halfpenny London at Net-a-Porter

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With a tea-length skirt and a fitted lace top, this French Connection is a timeless and beautiful choice for your big day.

French Connection Eliza wedding dress

Eliza lace fit-and-flare wedding dress, £ 280, French Connection

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This Galvan wedding dress has a silhouette similar to Meghan Markle’s Stella McCartney evening dress, but a daring mini length.

Galvanized Satin Mini Dress

Galvan Hamptons Satin Bridal Mini Dress, £ 675, MyTheresa

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