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Discover the Perfect Short White Dress

Your LBD is a classic go-to for countless events or spontaneous gatherings, but you can always give the garment a break in favor of her sister: the short white dress. When you include the short white dress in your closet rotation, you have another classic piece at the ready. And with so many different styles to choose from at David’s Bridal you can ensure your personal style makes an appearance in the selection, too!

At David’s Bridal, you can shop online and explore little white dresses to find the one that speaks to you. When you shop for short white dresses online, you can skip the line and narrow your search with our filters to find the length, neckline, and silhouette that suits your preferences. With more than 100 items in this category to check out, the possibilities are plentiful. Then if you find the darling dress of your daydreams, you can place your order and select the low-cost or free shipping option to get on-time delivery for an upcoming occasion.

To which events can you wear a short white dress?

You can wear a short white dress to a variety of events. It works especially well for birthday parties, engagement parties (for the bride herself), bridal showers, elevated brunches, graduation ceremonies, beach parties, your sweet 16, and even your wedding day. Ultimately, it’s up to you to decide where to wear your little white dress. Depending on the style, it can be a great option for elegant affairs during the day, but it can work for a nighttime all-white or black and white party, too.

Can a bride wear a short white dress to her wedding?

A bride can definitely rock a short white dress for her wedding day! It can be the perfect choice for a beach wedding or the modern bride who wants to dance the night away without tripping over her train. It’s also the ideal outfit change if you want an elegant, traditional dress for your ceremony and a different party dress for the reception. At David’s Bridal, you can find a little white dress for under $60, making the outfit swap for the big day a budget-friendly option.

Shop for short white dresses at David's Bridal

As you mingle at your wedding or enjoy a lovely lunch to celebrate passing the bar, short white dresses can make you feel confident and comfortable. At David’s Bridal, we offer numerous white dresses (and jumpsuits) made for you and life’s special moments. Here, you’ll find the different categories available when shopping with us for your LWD:

  • Length. Just because the category is short white dress doesn’t mean there aren’t variations within the style of length. You can go high-low, knee-length, tea-length, and more.
  • Silhouette. When finding a silhouette for you, you should consider the style that brings out your confidence. The right silhouette is effortlessly graceful and lets you glide into a room with elegance and ease.
  • Neckline. The neckline of a dress instantly speaks to your style and the mood of the moment. If you opt for a higher neckline, you can present demure sophistication, while off-the-shoulder can strike a balance between poise and playfulness.
  • Sleeves. From sleeveless dresses to full-sleeve pieces, you can find a garment that captures your style and beauty in a few clicks.
  • Fabric. If you feel fabulous in a specific fabric, we have tons of options at the ready. From lace to chiffon, you can don the picture-perfect gown.

David’s Bridal short white dress shipping options

All of our short white dresses can ship standard, expedited, and express to make sure your outfit arrives with plenty of time before the main event. For orders more than $175, you have the option to select free standard shipping throughout the U.S. (except Alaska and Hawaii). Head to the David’s Bridal Order FAQ page to learn more.


Short white dress tips and FAQs

How can I accessorize my short white dress? You should accessorize your short white dress based on the occasion and the style of the event. You can pair the outfit with stunning and understated jewelry for a daytime event, or you can wear high heels and carry a tasteful clutch for an evening adventure. You can express yourself with bold red lips and lighter eye makeup that enhance the ensemble.
What colors can I incorporate into the outfit? White isn’t just a neutral hue; it also reflects every wavelength of light, so your color pairing options are endless. You can include a vibrant shade in your shoe or go classic with more neutrals throughout the look. It’s a good idea to dress for the venue and consider the dress code of the occasion. But ultimately, a white dress gives you the freedom to explore color and express your personality.
When can I wear a white dress? You can wear a white dress to a host of occasions; it offers just as much versatility as your LBD. And you can disregard the rule about not wearing white after Labor Day. It’s a total myth! So break out your LWD all year long.