From the flowers to the venue, the catering to the cake, the expenses for your big day sure can rack up pretty quickly. But relax, you don’t have to break the bank on the wedding dress of your dreams! We’ve got a few recommendations for affordable gowns that come at a fraction of the price of their designer look-a-likes.
When thinking about wedding dresses, Vera Wang automatically comes to mind. Her Eliza dress is fit for any princess looking for a strapless tulle ballgown with lace accents, topped with a black sash, $12,000.
In addition to the detachable black waistband, this dress has a lace and crystal embellished bodice with a full skirt and train made of organza and tulle. For $890, it can be made to order especially for you by Wedding Dress Express.
This silk taffeta gown from Amsale’s Blue Label collection has a drop waist with intricate flower details in the skirt, which are handmade from taffeta and organza, $8000.
If the dropped waist and big skirt are features of the Amsale gown you fancy, consider this $900 alternative. This ruffled organza dress has both elements for a fraction of the price.
This beautiful blush Monique Lhuiller gown comes from her Spring 2012 collection. The draped silk dress with a trumpet skirt comes with a hefty $6,000 price tag.
Au Bridal Gowns offers a similar dupion silk A-line dress that features a v-neckline for only $230. Now that’s a price that’ll make any bride blush!