Summer 2017 Wedding Dress Trends Short Dresses. Another trend in wedding dresses is short gowns. Short dresses were seen by many designers this season and they are perfect for the women who loves to show off her legs. They also make perfect dresses if you’re getting married outside or on the beach since they’re so light and flowy. They can also be great dresses to wear to the reception if you love to dance and show off your style in a short gown.