Wedding gowns can cost anywhere from $500 to upwards of $15,000 (or more!). But with a little creativity, budget-conscious brides can nab a gorgeous dress for under $250.
To prove that your dress doesn't need to cost the same as a small car, here are some of the best picks under $250. From floor-length gowns to flirty cocktail dresses, these finds are both stylish and budget-friendly.
'Aisle Be There' Dress
We're visualizing this dress in a quirky yet elegant backyard wedding. It's a steal at $163, available on ModCloth.com
Classic Vintage-Inspired Dress
Brides obsessed with classic 1940s and '50s style will swoon over this knee-length, three-quarter sleeve dress. The designer asks customers to send their measurements for a custom-made fit. Order it for $248 on Etsy
, by designer Leluna Star
The 'Isla' Dress
Look like a Grecian goddess on your wedding day in this $250 strapless dress from Ruche
. Planning a destination wedding in Europe, overlooking the sea? Perfect!
If you're looking for a simple, understated look for a city hall ceremony, consider a tunic instead of a classic dress. This lace-trimmed frock by Darling is $123.75
and can be worn with or without tights.
Halter 'Mackenzie' Dress
With just a hint of Marilyn Monroe, this halter dress from Ruche
is just $210. The tea length skirt is perfect for a bride looking for something a bit less traditional.