August 15, 2012 / Leave a Comment
Floor-sweeping dresses and ball gowns not really your thing? Take a cue from actress Natalie Portman and opt for a dress with a shorter hemline. For her August 4th nuptials to choreographer Benjamin Millepied in Big Sur, California, Portman donned a custom tea-length gown with long, sheer sleeves designed by Rodarte. Ballet flats and a crown of wildflowers (the trend continues!) finished the sweet, fuss-free look.
For a look a la Portman, try one of these eight tea-length styles. We especially love the retro silhouettes by Betsy Couture–the dresses are custom-designed and handsewn by local seamstress Betsy Barker.
Sophia dress by Betsy Couture
Fondant tea dress from BHLDN
Audrey dress by Betsy Couture
Pinwheel Tea Dress from BHLDN
Greer dress by Betsy Couture
Brides, what do you think of tea-length silhouettes? Do you like the look for modern brides, or is it a style best left to generations past? Share your take on tea-length below!