Brides shop for shorter length gowns for many reasons: they may be having a destination wedding, or they might want a separate dress for their reception. Maybe there are budget restrictions, making a shorter dress more feasible. Or, a short dress might just be more their style. Whatever the reason, we have a fantastic selection of knee length and tea length destination wedding dresses and informal gowns! Destination? Reception? Informal wedding? Short white wedding dresses are perfect! Tea length destination wedding dresses, or short dresses in general, are great because not only are they very versatile, they are usually available at a lower price point than a full length gown, making it super easy to find a great affordable bridal dress. (We realize that the term “affordable” is highly subjective. For today’s post, “affordable” means any gowns under $500.) Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let’s get to the gowns! Shop online to find your perfect one here!>> What are my options for short white wedding dresses? Just like with long gowns, you can find short white wedding dresses in a variety of styles and silhouettes: romantic lace, retro-inspired full skirted frocks, or sexy sheaths. I’ve chosen three of my favorites to showcase today from each of those categories: Encore by Watters Camellia, Mori Lee 6749, and Moonlight T491. Short and sweet affordable bridal dresses All of these affordable bridal gowns are under $500, perfect for those brides on a budget. And don’t be fooled into thinking that short always equals informal; any of these dresses could easily be gussied up with the perfect accessories and a fierce pair of shoes. What do you think about tea length destination wedding dresses, or short dresses in general? Would you wear one?