The hemline of a ballerina length
skirt stops right above the ankle; slightly longer than tea-length
Ballerina skirts are often made of tulle, making them much like a ball gown, but instead of extending to the floor, the ballerina length just barely graze the ankles.
Ballerina Length Wedding Dresses
Ballerina length wedding dresses are most typically worn by brides having a wedding ceremony with a more relaxed, informal feel. However, given that a ballerina length skirt is almost floor length, it does give off a more formal feel than other "informal short wedding dresses
, making it perfect for brides who want an informal wedding with a fancy touch. (See "Informal Short Wedding Dresses
" for more information on formal vs. informal wedding dresses.)
Many brides also choose to have a second dress, to wear during the reception. A wedding dress with a ballerina length skirt is great for the bride who wants more freedom to dance the night away, but would like a slightly more formal style.
Benefits of Ballerina Length Wedding Dresses:
Provides a great balance of formal & informal style
More freedom of movement than a floor length gown
Things to consider:
The ballerina length may further shorten the appearance of petite brides
Informal Wedding Dresses
Allure Bridal Gown 8803
, with floral detailing & just a touch of glitz, is absolute perfection for a garden ceremony:
Mon Cheri Bridal Gown 211188T
is a great example of a wedding dress with a ballerina length skirt, and would make a great dress for the reception or an informal ceremony:
Ballerina Length Flower Girl Dresses
Ballerina length skirts are perfect for flower girl dresses: long enough to make them look like a "mini bride," yet short enough that they won't trip as they run and skip.