I kind of had my heart set on a short dress, but then I realized I am getting married on the beach and will not be wearing shoes for the ceremony. My legs just don't look great without a heel...so I decided against it. I did see some really great options though - just try them on and see how you feel.
Now I have my heart set on not wearing white, but we'll see how that goes. I'm really trying to keep the dress budget down between $500-$750 MAX and all the white dresses I've seen in my price range are really plain/boring and I want some thing more unique. I've seen plenty of white dressing I love that are $2,000 or more! So I'm expanding to look at non-wedding dresses to find something more fashionable.