Say Yes to the Mini Dress: Kourtney Kardashian Inspires Short Wedding Dress Trend for 2023

Kourtney Kardashian has done it again, setting a new trend in the wedding industry with her mini wedding dresses. On May 15, 2022, Kourtney Kardashian married Travis Barker and sent searches for short wedding dresses skyrocketing, increasing in popularity by 22% in 2022 and we can see why! The body hugging corset torso with sheer lace details definitely is a wedding dress to remember. Kourtney Kardashian topped it all off with a cathedral length train measuring 250 cm (98 inches) that had intricate detailing of the Virgin Mary embroidered onto it.

Kourtney’s choice to wear mini dresses to each of her three wedding celebrations has certainly made an impact. Her second short wedding dress stuck with a similar trend as her first dress. It hugged her body, but instead of corset and lace, she went with a smooth white fabric, long white gloves and a waist length veil. While mini dresses were the main search of 2022, the Boho wedding dress trend has followed in second place with an increase in searches by 151,000 (9%).

If mini or boho aren’t for you, have you seen a mermaid wedding dress popping up all over your inspo? Because search volume for mermaid wedding dresses is 1.55 million, telling us that this too has remained popular. Mermaid dresses flatter curves by fitting to the bride’s bust, waist, and hips before flowing out from the knee into a full skirt.

Interestingly, the most popular wedding dress trend on TikTok was vintage wedding dresses with 76 million views. Many brides are looking at repurposing family gowns or searching thrift shops for fab finds! Meanwhile, over on Instagram, lace wedding dresses were the most popular on Instagram with almost 400,000 posts, though this isn’t too surprising as lace has always been a popular fabric on wedding dresses. 

The wedding dress industry is always evolving, and it’s exciting to see new trends emerging. Thanks to Kourtney Kardashian’s mini wedding dress, 2023 is set to be a year of fun, flirty, and unique wedding dresses. Whether you opt for a mini dress, a Boho style, or a classic Mermaid style, the most important thing is that you feel comfortable, confident, and beautiful on your special day.

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