18 Flattering Wedding Dresses for Petite Brides

From one petite bride to another, you have to use your imagination at a bridal salon. You may need to stand on a pedestal, wear 7" heels, or pull up straps several inches to get the best idea of how a wedding dress may look on you. Rest assured we're here to help you find your dream bridal gown and know what to look for that will highlight a petite bride's best features. See some of our favorite wedding dresses for petite below.

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For the Minimalist Bride: Ainsley

Elongate your bodice with the plunging Ainsley wedding dress that has a daring slit to give the appearance of long legs.

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For the Free-Spirited Bride: Francesca

The Francesca gown's streamers will trail behind you giving an illusion of endless length.

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For the Modern Princess Bride: Dylan

The perfect balance of the Dylan wedding gown's plunging and elongating V neckline and cinching cummerbund waist.

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For the Bride who wants sleeves: Briar

Highlighting your natural waistline, the Briar wedding dress has seams in all that right places that your tailor will find ideal to alter to your frame.

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For the Class Bride: Mollie

A strapless gown with a full skirt that will flatter your décolletage, fit your bodice, and then give away to volume, breaking up the skirt with a killer slit.

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For the Bold Bride: Alexandra

A low neckline that draws attention to the most flattering view of your off the shoulder long sleeves neckline, waist seam for easy alterations, and a slit to show some leg.

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For the Beach Bride: Pearl

Feel like a goddess in the petite friendly Pearl gown featuring a flattering and easily altered halter neckline, easy flowing skirt, and delicate pearl accents.

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For the Romantic Bride: Aveline

A bridal gown this lightweight and airy looks good on any bride, but the delicate printed floral organza and soft cowl neckline make it a petite bride's go-to for a fuller skirt option.


For the Boho Bride: Sydney

The Sydney fit and flare wedding dress is full of personality. Her gorgeous and detailed straps are easily tailored and the bodice shows off a corseted sheer back.

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For the Elegant Bride: Jana

A classic option for petite and short brides is the Jana bridal gown. The modern and flattering square neckline gives way to a skirt that hugs every curve.

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For the Sultry Bride: Bryant

The Bryant gown is the ultimate in modern minimalism bridal style. You get to show off those killer wedding shoes you paid so much for, no doubt if you're a petite bride, they're high heeled wedding shoes.

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For the Garden Wedding: Angelica

An easy fit and flare bridal gown silhouette is met with a fitted and beautifully ornate off the shoulder neckline.


For the Summer Bride: Dasha

Dasha is crafted in a luxurious and flowing satin, her skirt has an easy fit, and neckline is dainty for smaller bodices.


For the Petite Bride who wants a Ballgown: Abernathy

Often times petite brides are discouraged from ballgowns in fear it will overtake them, have no fear and meet Abernathy. Her ultra lightweight and lofty printed fabric settles the skirt to a subtle yet dramatic statement.


For the Modest Bride: Sabel

For the petite bride who is looking for a more covered up or traditional option, the Sabel gown from Jenny by Jenny Yoo has a subtle and still wow back and full long sleeves.


For the Reception Dress: Marnie

The Marnie dress is easily adjustable at the straps and slinks over one's curves for the perfect petite bridal gown.