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Looking to get the best wedding dresses cheap? Our team has researched and reviewed these wedding dresses on the cheap to help you come up with a better decision. We’ve also put up a wedding dresses for rent shopping guide with the features you can consider when buying wedding dresses for cheap.

There are thousands of wedding dresses out there that you can get, all for different tastes, preferences and needs. Finding a dress for the right person is a basic process but getting one for cheap isn’t as simple. Dress designs and accessories come in different varieties. So, we’ve researched and reviewed the best wedding dresses on the cheap to help you out with your decision.

Doing a wedding can be expensive and if you’re like most couples, your budget is already stretched to its breaking point. Even if you’d like to have the perfect wedding, you might not have a lot of resources at hand. There are things you can do to save money for your wedding – cheap wedding dresses are one of them. Wedding dresses on the cheaper side can still have the level of quality and features that would make your big day as stress-free as possible. With this in mind, here are some tips and tricks on getting the best wedding dresses on the cheap.

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Cheap Wedding Dresses

Want a beautiful, great quality but also cheap wedding dress? Try the high street, we promise you won’t be disappointed! Here’s our pick of the 48 best high street wedding dresses under £1,000

 
 

Your wedding dress will be one of the most important purchases of your life – but it doesn’t have to be the most expensive.

 

Head to your local high street or pop online and you can find thousands of cheap wedding dresses that are a snip of the price of a boutique but look just as good.

One of our favourite brands Whistles will be dropping their 2020 collection on February the 6th and we’re completely in love with this sneak peek of their three new styles. Looking effortlessly more expensive than their price tag, they join the eight current designs, all crafted from luxury silk, lace, jacquard and embroidered tulle. The Melba dress, below, is brilliant value at less than £650 for a stunning on-trend lace column dress with a gorgeous Bardot neckline.

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We’ve rounded up our favourite 48 cheap high street wedding dresses – including the three new Whistles’ beauties. If you don’t see you perfect dress here then check out some of the brands we’ve included and we’re sure you’ll find one.

Phase Eight, Monsoon, Dorothy Perkins and Ted Baker are all great places to start your high street hunt.  ASOS, Chi Chi Bridal and US brands like BHLDN have loads of choice.

You’ll find shops like Selfridges and online store Net-A-Porter also feature frequently on this list. You might be shocked to find that lots of designer dresses are well within your price range if you’ve a £750 budget to play with.

Happy dress shopping!

The Best Wedding Dresses Under £100

Chi Chi Bridal Meryl Dress – £75

Chi Chi Meryl dress

If you want a shorter dress, this dip-hem Bardot dress is a total dream. This would be great for a civil ceremony, where you want elegant and sophisticated but also slightly more informal. Plus, for that price, you could easily dye it afterwards and wear it as a summery dress. It would look so good in baby pink or pastel blue.

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Dorothy Perkins White Bridal ‘Sarah’ Maxi Dress – £85

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This Grecian style one-shoulder maxi is the dream floaty, easy-to-wear wedding dress. It has a satin tie-waist to nip you in and balance you out. Because it’s such a simple, boho design, you can dress this Dorothy Perkins number up with statement shoes and bold jewellery. Did we mention it’s machine washable? You honestly won’t know how important this is until you’ve tried to get a red wine stain out a white dress.

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Chi Chi Bridal Alix Dress – £95

Chi Chi Alix dress

Why just hold flowers on your big day when you can wear them? This Chi Chi 3D floral dress is so romantic. The sheer sleeves, high neckline and soft chiffon skirt make for a feminine and sophisticated bridal look. Subtle sparkly floral hairpieces or hair vines would look amazing with this.

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Lavish Alice Halterneck Strapless Midi Dress – £70

The best cheap high street wedding dresses

Short dresses are ideal for registry office or destination weddings where the rules of dressing are relaxed. This Lavish Alice dress is fitted to the body and cinched with a belt, drawing attention to curves and creating them on athletic figures. A sexy, stylish little number.

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Y.A.S Ruffle Sleeve Jacquard Maxi – £95

Y.A.S ruffle sleeve jacquard maxi dress in white

Boho brides on a budget will love this Y.A.S. dress from ASOS with ruffle sleeves and a super cute crossover tie back. The slight sheen on the material will make you look glowing; we can totally see this at a summer wedding with plenty of fresh flower accessories.

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Topshop Burnout Satin Halterneck Dress – £49

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If you’re looking for something a little edgy or you’re not into layers of tulle, Topshop is a great place to look for white or ivory dress that can double as bridalwear. We love this satin halterneck dress with a chic burnout chevron pattern. It’s ideal for a festival wedding or a relaxed registry office affair.

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Chi Chi London Meghan Bridal Dress – £75

Chi Chi Meghan dress

Channel your inner Duchess of Sussex with this bargain take on her wedding dress. It features a bateau neckline and long sleeves, with the addition of a contrasting satin ribbon round the waist and beautiful open back to make it fit for a princess (without a royal budget).

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H&M Sequin Embroidered Long Dress – £99

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This sequin dress is perfect for a boho wedding or a relaxed destination wedding. The sequins and butterfly sleeves are great details that’ll look amazing fluttering and glittering in the gentle breeze as the sun sets on the beach where you’ll say ‘I do’.

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ASOS Flutter Sleeve Wedding Dress – £95

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We can’t quite believe that this gorgeous lace wedding dress from ASOS costs less than £100! It looks so expensive and your guests will never know that your wedding dress was such a bargain. Team this elegant style with a pretty flower crown to really enhance to boho look.

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Boohoo Plunge Neckline Wedding Dress – £45

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Priced at a modest £45, this plunging lace wedding dress from Boohoo is super stylish. The detailed fabric makes the dress feel much more expensive than it really is and you will only need simple jewellery to complete this pretty bridal look.

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Boohoo Lace Midi Dress – £40

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If you are searching for a unique wedding dress that won’t break the bank but still feels extra special then this high neck lace wedding dress from Boohoo would suit your style perfectly. The shorter length makes it feel less formal so it’s ideal if you are looking to plan a simple wedding day.

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Chi Chi London Meara Lace Wedding Dress – £68

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We can’t quite believe this elegant wedding dress from Chi Chi London – available at Very – is priced at just £68. It’s the pretty neckline detail and lace sleeves that make this stylish wedding gown feel even more special. Team with some fabulous shoes that you can really show off with the dipped hemline.

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ASOS Edition Ruched Halterneck Maxi Wedding Dress – £120

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ASOS has your on-trend styles covered, and with luxe attention to detail, this beautiful gown could not be more perfect for the most important day of your life.

The lightweight, woven fabric skims the body and falls effortlessly to the ground, while the halterneck and ruched front are two timeless features. This dress would be just as perfect at your beach wedding as it would be for your celebration at a stately home.

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Chi Chi London Hannah Dress – £125

Chi Chi Hannah dress

Since you’ll be having your back to your guests as you stand at the front for your vows, it’s important to have an amazing back to you dress. We’re in love with this elegant Chi Chi London dress with a fishtail skirt and an open back covered in delicate mesh and embellished straps leading into the waistband.

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Jarlo Bella Bardot Maxi Dress with Thigh Split – £110

The best cheap high street wedding dresses

Jarlo is a fantastic brand for figure-hugging dresses that flatter all shapes and sizes – you can choose to view their designs on different height and body type models so you can work out how it would look on you. You can buy it from ASOS, House of Fraser or their own website. We love this covetous, curve-enhancing bardot with a thigh split and fishtail train.

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H&M Tulle Wedding Dress – £139.99

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H&M’s tulle dress is ultimate ballerina vibes. It’s simple, romantic and would look incredibly elegant with a tailored white jacket over the top. It’s great value for an easy, flattering design that almost anyone could pull off.

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Camilla and Marc Bowery Sleeveless Satin Maxi – £450

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This dress has the potential to be dressed up as a wedding dress or reused after as a chic honeymoon dress (if you’re on a budget that is very useful!). Camilla and Marc are a fantastic design duo who focus on “simple but perfectly formed” and you can find lots of their styles at Selfridges. Cut on the bias from silk, the Bowery dress has a cowl neck framed by spaghetti straps and a wrap-over skirt with a slit.

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Monsoon Grace Bardot Midi Wedding Dress – £249

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If you want something simple and great value, Monsoon have delivered with this vintage-inspired, modern midi. It’s perfect for a destination wedding if you want something light that you don’t want trailing in the sand and the cut is incredibly flattering.

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ASOS Edition One Shoulder Drape Jumpsuit – £120

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The high street has so many exciting options for wedding day outfits, and we love a jumpsuit as an alternative to a dress. This sophisticated ASOS look is great for a low-key registry office or civil ceremony where you can throw tradition out the window. The draping make for a gorgeous silhouette.Buy It Now

H&M Lace Wedding Dress – £149.99

HM lace wedding dress

H&M took inspiration from Kate Middleton’s Alexander McQueen wedding dress to come up with this lacy creation. It has total princess vibes with the flowing skirt and elegant lace sleeves, but could also be dressed up with flowers for a boho feel.

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Outline London Evelyn Ivory Maxi Dress – £215

Outline London Evelyn Dress

How stunning is this cowl back! With a dramatic side-split and eye-catching gown, this Outline gown is sure to turn every head. It’s excellent value for a fitted, fully-lined gown of this quality and cut. Make sure to check out this brand for other gorgeous chic wedding dresses.

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Wolford Fatal Seamless Stretch-Jersey Dress – £130

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Yes, the Wolford that’s famous for its tights and lingerie has created a totally gorgeous, sensuously-soft maxi dress. There’s nowhere to hide, but if you love tight-fitting clothing, something as simple and striking is this column jersey dress lets your body do all the talking. It might get a little cold being worn in the UK, but it’s ideal as a destination wedding dress.

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ASOS Edition Lace Halterneck Maxi – £120

ASOS EDITION lace halter neck maxi wedding dress

Destination or summer weddings call for wedding dresses that you’ll look great but still be able to keep cool in. This ASOS dress is the best of both worlds, with a elegant halterneck and lace back, plus a floaty tulle skirt. Avoiding anything clingy also means you can eat and drink to your heart’s content, win-win!

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City Goddess Cross Front Embroidered Maxi – £120

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Both the front and back are equally worth of our attention on the City Goddess bridal gown from ASOS. The embellished neckline is stunning, and leads down into a subtle fishtail kick skirt. The cut is tight and will really bring out the best in athletic and tall figures.

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Chi Chi Fleur Dress – £120

The best cheap high street wedding dresses

With a floral bodice and flowing, tiered tulle skirt, this dress is the height of romance and femininity. The deep plunge and cross-over back make this an up-to-date take on the princess theme and totally on trend. If you want to go extra on your big day, this would suit perfectly.

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H&M Satin Wedding Dress – £199.99

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This H&M dress is truly elegant and looks hundreds of pounds more expensive than its price tag – just under £200! The necklines are really interesting: a straight one at the front and a deep V at the back. It mixes modest with a flash of flesh from behind.

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French Connection Clandre Vintage Lace Jumpsuit – £170

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We’ve got another dreamy jumpsuit for you. This one oozes vintage boho vibes – look at that Victorian-inspired lace neckline and those breezy pleated culottes. It moves in the same way as a shorter dress so most of you guests won’t guess that you’ve opted for something a bit comfier – and much more fun to dance in.

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Next Ivory Crochet Lace Bridal Dress – £290

Next lace crochet wedding dress

Boho brides, this Next dress is for you! The detailing from the crochet lace is cool and contemporary; the skirt flows effortlessly; and the wide-strap bodice accentuates your bust and waist. Wear with flowers in your hair and daintiest of accessories.

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Whistles Mia Dress – £499

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Named after Emma Stone’s character Mia in La La Land, Whistles have created a wedding dress worthy of Hollywood royalty. This satin column dress features a timeless square neckline and a flattering, figure-skimming cut. The chic simplicity makes it ideal for a city wedding or a modern brides who wants the dress to speak for itself.

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Phase Eight Poppy Embroidered Dress – £450

Phase Eight Poppy dress

There’s a modern look to this Phase Eight dress that works really well with the timeless all-over lace look. The sleeves are flattering on every body type and those hems trimmed with contrast satin edging make this look much more expensive than it is. Don’t miss the semi-sheer back and the cute buttons down it.

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Solace London Siara One-Sleeve Gown – £380

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Modern yet timeless, this Solace London gown has a single fluted sleeve to balance the figure-hugging cut. There’s a deep slit at the back to show off your shoes as you walk down the aisle. The icy white colour looks so good with metallics and would really suit a winter wedding.

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BHLDN Sander Dress – £299 ($390)

BHLDN Sanders dress

BHLDN isn’t technically a UK high street store – it’s the US-based sister brand to Anthropologie. That does mean that you’ll have to get it delivered, but for these gorgeous dresses it’s worth it. The Sanders dress is a chic, body-skimming v-neck dress covered in beading that has a truly vintage vibe.

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Reformation Riesling Dress – £395

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US brand Reformation is one of our favourite designers of gorgeous wedding and bridesmaid dresses. The Riesling dress is the gown of your dreams: strapless dresses will never go out of fashion, and this one features a sweetheart neckline, pintuck detailing on the bust and a slight sweep in the skirt. It actually comes with removable straps if you want that extra little support.

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Les Héroïnes by Vanessa Cocchiaro ‘The Rose’ Asymmetric Satin Midi Wrap – £400

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This dress is ideal for a registry office wedding. It’s modern, clean, beautifully fluid in the skirt and has a lovely glossy satin sheen. We can’t think of a more lovely contemporary wedding dress.

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LoveShackFancy Rebecca V-neck Cotton Midi – £365

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Another vote for short wedding dresses! This breezy, tiered midi is crying out for a boho summer wedding. Match with pretty sandals and a flower crown for a romantic, retro 70s vibe. Once again, it’s the versatility of this that we love – you can wear it again and again after the big day which is a huge plus if you’re looking for sustainability in your clothing.

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Self Portrait Cold-Shoulder Ruffled Pleated Chiffon Gown – £420

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This is a romantic, flowing gown trails into a small train that will swish beautifully as you walk. Made from lightweight ivory chiffon, it’s pleated and ruffled for texture and movement, and features on-trend cold shoulders that lead to pretty ties at the cuffs. Wear with a pretty pearl hairclip and dewy makeup.

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Monsoon Elizabeth Embellished Wedding Dress – £499

Monsoon Elizabeth embellished wedding dress

This artisan wedding dress is hand-embellished with pearly sequins, silver beads and sparkling gems, cascading from the v-neck to the train. The sheer sleeves are such a gorgeous touch and this would be perfect for a winter wedding if you’re after a bit more coverage.

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French Connection Isla Embellished Column Dress – £295

The best cheap high street wedding dresses

A 1960s-inspired column dress with a side split makes for the sleekest look. This draped dress is topped with a sheer cap sleeve bolero to add a touch of sparkle; this can be removed during the ceremony and added back on for the reception to give you two completely different looks for your photo.

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Les Héroïnes by Vanessa Cocchiaro ‘The Ada’ Smocked Satin Gown – £500

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Just on the dot of £500 is this eye-catching, modern gown. It’s cut from lustrous satin and has both a puddle train and scarf ties that flow down to the floor. You’ll look utterly ethereal as you move around in this flowing, loose fitted gown, especially with those on-trend side splits.

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Needle & Thread Tiered Gloss Bridal Gown – £775

Needle and Thread tiered ivory gown

Needle & Thread are definitely at the higher end of the budget for high street dresses, but their range starts from £550. This unforgettable Victoriana-inspired gown is perfect for brides who want to make a statement. The floral embellishments and sequins lead into the dreamiest swishy skirt.

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Whistles Melba Dress – £649

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This Bardot dress from Whistles looks beautiful from every angle. Completely embroidered in elegant lace that extends down the illusion sleeves, it’s a romantic and dramatic gown the deserves to be seen. At this price point, it’s also way more expensive-looking that any guest would ever guess.

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Michael Lo Sordo Double-Breasted Metallic Velvet gown – £810

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Is there anything more luxurious than a velvet wedding dress? This white velvet is flecked with metallic threads so it’s really shine in your wedding photos as well as being incredibly soft to wear. This would look stunning at a snowy winter wedding. Inspired by double-breasted blazers with a wide waist-tie, it’s thoroughly on trend too.

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Whistles Guinevere Dress – £599

Whistles Guinevere dress

This playful tiered dress is ideal for modern brides. The short length is perfect for petite brides or those who don’t want to go so formal. For showstopping details, just look to the high-frilled neck and cut-out back with that cute bow.

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Needle & Thread Leilah Dotted bridal Gown – £625

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How romantic is that skirt! The floaty, dotted tulle layers of this Needle & Thread dress contrast beautifully with bead-encrusted waistband and straps. The movement in the skirt will look equally as good walking down the aisle as tearing up the dance floor.

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Whistles Maria Dress – £599

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The last of Whistles’ 2020 collection is the Maria dress (named after The Sound of Music heroine). This gorgeous lace halterneck design features open back detailing, a statement neckline and falls into the most gorgeous pool at the train. It’s a sleek and chic gown that would really suit an elegant affair or even a destination wedding.

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Michael Lo Sordo Silk-Satin Maxi Dress – £780

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Statement elegance is the look of this Michael Lo Sordo gown. Made from a smooth silk-satin, it features a deep V-neck and back leading down to an ankle-grazing hem. It’s excellent value for such a quality piece so you can spare a little on a striking pair of Jimmy Choos to wear underneath too.

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Whistles Adelaide Wedding Dress – £699

Whistles Adelaide dress

At Hitched, we’re suckers for a ruffle. How beautiful is this Grecian-style column gown for Whistles, sporting glorious botanical embellishment and one-shoulder detailing everyone will be admiring. It cinches in at the waist for the most flattering of fits.

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Reformation Merlot Dress – £535

 
The best cheap high street wedding dresses

Texture always looks good in wedding photos and the all-over floral lace on this Reformation dress is beautiful. It’s feminine, romantic and that flared hem is destined for twisting and twirling your way across the dance floor. With those off-the-shoulder sleeves, there’s more than a hint of Spanish flair – making it ideal for destination weddings!

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Before you go shopping, make sure you read our essential list of 43 mistakes not to make when choosing your wedding dress, featuring advice from Second Chance Dresses’ Olivia Buckland and Say Yes To The Dress’ David Emmanuel.

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Hey, brides! It’s bridal stylist Christina here ready with a bottle of bubbles & oodles of tips to get you started with wedding dress shopping! And as your virtual bridal fairy godmother, I’m here to guide you through all the joys of shopping online.https://0ab7587d11da80614a85c2ef71f6e16a.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html

It’s true we love the experience of shopping in a bridal salon (I work in one after all!) but there’s no denying the advantage of shopping for your wedding dress online. Love a trendy designer from across the globe that’s not carried in your local bridal salon? You may be able to buy direct online. And what’s more, online retailers like The Outnet & Net-a-Porter offer high-fashion, designer gowns off the runway for a fraction of their usual price.

All of this means: you don’t need to visit stores in real life anymore to find your perfect wedding dress!

With this online wedding shopping guide, you can find your ceremony dress, reception party dress, eloping dress, or anything else you’ve been searching for to complete your wedding looks. We’ve curated our top twenty favorite online shops that make wedding dress shopping easy, at every price point and for every style.10 Best Places to Buy Your Wedding Dress Online – Etsy Mywony Bridal Tulle Wedding DressGown by Mywony Bridal available on Etsy10 Best Places to Buy Your Wedding Dress Online – Etsy Mywony Bridal Embellished Wedding Dress 2Gown by Mywony Bridal available on Etsy

Etsy

Price range: $150+

Etsy has a little bit of everything: non-traditional, colorful, whimsical, vintage, and plenty of embellishments. Even more, you can find ready-to-wear gowns & custom made pieces= in just about every price range!

There are bold laces for the bohemian brides, blush tones or blue colors for the playful brides, and dainty lace details and beading for the unique bride. We love just how personalized these pieces are, handmade with love.

Are you a wild bride looking for a little color? Shop our 20 favorite romantic wedding gowns on Etsy in dreamy colors. You can find our 10 favorite Etsy wedding dress designers here.

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BHLDN

Price range: $200 – $3,000

BHLDN’s style is playful and modern with an air of something heavenly. We love their featured capsule collections with some of our favorite designers (like current collaborations with Jenny Yoo and Theia!) and you can even find affordable Watters label gowns listed on their site.

If there isn’t a BHLDN location near you then shop online and take advantage of their easy 30-day return policy. Pieces start at only $200, making it a great way to shop for any price point.

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Nearly Newlywed

Price range: $200 – $5,000

This site is the best bridal shopping for new AND preowned wedding dresses. Filter through options that are important to you like price points, silhouette, and designers. Whether that means you find your perfect dress that has been discontinued, or you score a designer piece for a major discount, you can customize your search.

You can even shop their collection of jewelry and accessories for a complete bridal look!

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The Outnet

Price range: $200 – $10,000

This is the dream shopping site for the bride wanting a high-fashion designer piece for a major discount. Find something glamorous for your wedding and even a stylish and cute piece for your bridal shower!

Search by specific designers or by style to narrow down your vision for your wedding day, or check out their wedding shop for some of the coolest designer white dresses (many gowns at 50 percent off or more!)

We’ve even crafted a list of editor’s picks from the site’s current selection of discounted designer gowns.

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ASOS

Price range: $40 – $400

ASOS is a great option for the bride swept up in the romance and ready to elope.

We’re loving the size-inclusive styles, with options for curvy, tall, and petite shapes. They have pieces that range from more trendy statement-making looks to classic and clean pieces. But regardless of design, everything about these white dresses has an element that feels playful.

These dresses tend to be more affordable and budget-friendly which means an outfit change may be in order!

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Reformation

Price range: $200 – $500

Another modern online shop we love, Reformation makes wedding shopping for you and your bridesmaids effortless. Their pieces are ideal for a cool city bride, a casual backyard wedding bride, or any bride looking for high-style and simplicity.

Visit their “Wedding” section for classy and timeless pieces, and coordinate with your bridesmaid besties for other colorful flowy styles. We love their uncompromising quality, natural silk fabrics, and focus on being eco-friendly in a fast-fashion world.

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MATCHESFASHION

Price range: $170 – $29,000

For the little girl who old-school cut & paste fashion collages from Vogue magazines as a kid (like our editor, Claire!), you’ll want to take a look at the gowns listed on runway-ready MATCHESFASHION.

Featuring feather-adorned Saint Laurent minis, lavish Valentino gowns, ultra-cool Rodarte separates & radical Alexander McQueen bridal suits – this online retailer offers high-end & fashion-forward wedding gowns. Avant-garde brides will rejoice over the collection of cool shapes & textiles. After all, you’re not the kind of gal that does the traditional salon shopping anyway, right?

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Net-a-Porter

Price range: $500 – $5,000

These ready-to-wear gowns and designer pieces are all beautifully curated for the sophisticated bride.

From classic looks with simple and clean lines to more avant-garde party pieces with overstated ruffles and sequins, this site is a compilation of our dream luxe designer looks. Their site is updated three times a week, so you can keep coming back to see what else speaks to you and your bridal vision.

Noteworthy designers include Jenny Packham, Reem Acra, Temperley London, Rime Arodaky, Lela Rose and Needle & Thread – with some gowns starting at about $500!

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Fame & Partners

Price range: $200 – $500

While we’ve shared plenty of their gowns on BM – Fame & Partners are a major love on our list because not only are they customizable, but they’re also a nearly zero waste company. These pieces are made-to-order and essential for the contemporary bride.

Shop their bridal section, and keep in mind, nearly every one of their gowns on the site for all occasions is available in “ivory.” We encourage you to play around on their site and start designing your perfect dress.

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Torrid

Price range: $100 – $200

Torrid isn’t only focused on streetwear fashion! Their online wedding section is here for curvier brides wanting a simple and feminine no-fuss gown. Their website even lets you select which fit model you want to see the dress on – which makes envisioning the dress on you even easier.

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Daughters of Simone

Price range: $1,500 – $2,400

Fusing together the energy of the headstrong bride mixed with soft and bold details, Daughters of Simone was born.

Their signature style uses scalloped crochet laces, buttery silks, and ribbons and bows in the most imaginative designs. These pieces are truly free-spirited in craft and mantra. Designed with inspired silhouettes of the 1970’s for the independent woman of today, rebellious brides will rejoice in the cut-out details and extravagant silk scarves.

Take a look at their try on at home program and find your dream dress!

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Grace Loves Lace

Price range: $1,200 – $3,200

Style and comfort are equal partners in this luxurious match made in lace-y heaven. Grace Loves Lace mixes their signature stretchy fabrics with sexy fits at a price attainable for any bride.

The site offers made-to-order and ready-wear pieces, so no matter how long or short your timeline is, you can make a Grace Loves Lace gown your own. Your order is processed along with the help of their expert online stylists to ensure you achieve the perfect fit customized with your exact color and style details in mind.

All gowns are ethically made in their Australian headquarters – just one of the endless reasons we love them!

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Galia Lahav

Price Range: $2,195 – $10,750

With lavish gowns sparking the imagination of brides around the globe, we’re thrilled to share that you no longer have to visit a coveted Galia Lahav stockist in person to shop their breathtaking GALA & Pret-a-Porter collections.

Every season we’re enchanted by Galia Lahav’s inspired wedding dress collections. Always offering brides a chance to make a powerful statement as they walk down the aisle, each and every dress exhibits an attention to detail that is nearly unparalleled in the bridal space. It’s no surprise then that so many celebrities don Galia’s gowns for both their wedding days & red carpet events.

Offering free shipping worldwide on both their GALA made-to-order gowns & Pret-a-Porter styles, you can now be a Galia angel no matter where you live.

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Loho Bride

Price range: $250 – $4,800

Loho Bride is 100% in a League of Her Own. With two immaculate shops located in California, now anyone can become a Loho bride by visiting their dreamy online store! Here you can find mini dresses, jumpsuits, and the coolest accessories.

Some pieces are made-to-order, giving you the expected lead time, and some gowns are ready to purchase and ship immediately. This shop is perfect for the bride who transcends labels or convention.

It should come as no surprise that the owner, Christy Doxtater, has an eye for style that is unmatched! (Check out some of her expertise from Fashion Week, here!)

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Shop Bop

Price range: $200 – $2,000

This site features playful and chic designer looks starting at just $200!

These dresses are light and airy, doused in sequins, sparkle, or cheerful bows and ruffles. Go from the courthouse to your reception in any of these polished styles. Their collection of dresses is also ideal for elopements, second looks, or any bride on the go. (With looks from Marchesa Notte and Zimmermann, to name a few!)

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Free People

Price range: $60 – $500

While this isn’t your standard wedding dress shopping experience, we love their signature rock-n-roll meets laid back style.

Find white dresses perfect for a beachy bride, honeymoon vacation, or a playful and flirty bachelorette look. Natural fabrics, embroidery, crochet, and drapey elements encapsulate Free People’s dresses. Toss tradition to wind, babe, because adventure awaits!

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Revolve

Price range: $200 – $1,200

Looking for sexy dresses or designer pieces with a twist? Plunging necklines and low backs adorn these pieces in true Revolve fashion – they are for the bride looking to make a statement.

Check out their Little White Dresses section too, to find head-turning pieces for before or after the big day without breaking the bank.

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Kamperett

Price Range: $315 – $1,900

How many times has a Kamperett wedding dress sat in my shopping cart until I’ve reminded myself “You’re already married”? Too many times.

Kamperett, the Los Angeles fashion house that marries LA-cool-girl fashion with cottage-core romance, offers brides a chance to buy a stunning wedding dress they can wear again, again and again. Crafting ethereal organza gowns & sexy silk slips, these dresses are for the hopeless romantic ready to dive straight into her honeymoon post-ceremony.

Affordable, re-wearable, ethically-made & wholly sustainable, Kamperett is a knockout in price, style & modern bride values.

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Floravere

Price range: $700 – $3,000

Floravere lets you buy directly online without having to set foot in a showroom (but that’s an option, too!) Here you’ll find high-quality fabrics sourced from all over the world, without the markup of regular retail shops.

The modern brand is now happily size-inclusive from a size 0 to 26! And with a noteworthy Beyond the Ceremony collection, we find where all the pantsuits we’ve ever needed have been waiting.

Know one of these pieces is the one? They are all made to order (to avoid mass production) and take about three to five months to be delivered.

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Kaviar Gauche

Price Range: $460 – $6,660

German fashion house Kaviar Gauche stole our attention at the end of 2020 with their incredible new bridal collection, Cloud 9.

Aware of the quickly-changing bridal world – with Covid-19-era weddings adding smaller events & garnering a need for alternative dresses shoppable online – Kaviar Gauche created a civil line that allows brides to make a big statement even with a mini dress (and mini budget!)

Find drama with even the smallest of dresses, adorned with twirl-worthy fringe and eye-catching silhouettes. The collection includes all the needs of a 2021 bride: mini shorts and dramatic overskirts, tailored pants and sexy bridal blazers, jumpsuits, midi dresses, to-die-for minis & even a modern ballgown.

Their past collections, also shoppable online, include even more lavish embellishments ready for your bigger event, hopefully soon to come.

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Shop Gossamer

Price range: $100 – $2,000

Looking for something wild and truly one-of-a-kind? This perfectly curated online shop is one of our vintage favorites.

Shop Gossamer has a stunning assortment of antique gems ranging from the 1920s to the 1980s in the most lovely ivory and soft blushes or nude tones. Breathe life into something vintage, and let any of these dresses party one more love-filled evening.

And take note – this shop also creates some of their own custom pieces, made to order, inspired by the beautiful styles of yesteryear.

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Arcade Vintage Boutique

Price Range: $200 – $1,100

Another treasure trove of vintage bridal gems from our friends down under. Arcade Vintage Boutique curates a gorgeous wedding dress collection alongside their everyday wear, from luxuriously beaded 1920s dresses to long-sleeved lace gowns from the 1970s. With new collections of vintage wear arriving periodically, you always have a chance to find a one-of-a-kind wonder.

One thing we truly love about Arcade Vintage Boutique is that they photograph their bridal collection on-location rather than in-studio. We find that often it’s hard to “imagine yourself” in a vintage gown on your wedding day when they’re normally photographed on mannequins or in-studio catalog shots. Arcade goes the extra mile to show you how beautiful & special these gowns will make you feel on your wedding day.

PS: for brides looking for the perfect, vintage cape, this lace bridal jacket has the most incredible train!

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LVD Bridal

Price Range: $840 – $4,500

Budget-friendly AND eco-friendly, LVD Bridal is the sample & consignment sister store from trendy bridal salon The Dress Theory.

If you’re a bride who loves the trendiest designers & gowns of today but can’t quite budget the price of a new, made-to-order gown you might be in luck when shopping on their online store. Selling gently used shop samples & consigning gowns from past brides, LVD Bridal gives brides on a budget (or brides looking to shop in a more eco-friendly manner) the chance to buy their dream gown at a more affordable price.

Be sure to follow their Instagram account too as they often announce flash sales that cut retail prices in half and sometimes more!

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Still White

Price Range: $10 – $30,000+

A more ‘worldwide’ online consignment store, Still White is a massive platform of real brides & bridal salons selling floor samples, preowned & brand new couture wedding gowns.

What we love is how easy their site is to use. You can shop & explore the site based on designers you love, size, silhouette, sleeves, neckline, length, back, colors, fabrics…it goes on and on! You can sort the database by “Biggest Saving” finding gowns literally at 99% off their market price.

Best of all, if you’re looking for a particular dress or designer to appear on sale, you can set up alerts for that designer so you’ll get an email when a new dress is listed.

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Shona Joy

Price Range: $150 – $545

Whether you’re searching for the perfect Micro Wedding, Minimony or elopement dress or you just happen to be a romantic, casual bride Shona Joy is about to be your wedding dress bestie.

Translating their sexy & effortless RTW silhouettes into bridal stunning fabrics that look like liquid silk, Shona Joy has made the dream wedding dress collection for the fashion-forward bride on a budget. Find flowing, bias-cut gowns with beautiful trains, bridal separates with tie tops & wide-leg pants and a number of midi and shorter styles.

The best part is, all of these dresses could so easily be worn for years and years to come as sexy resort-wear for that Post-Covid honeymoon.

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Bec + Bridge

Price Range: $220 – $420

Long been our go-to for wedding guest wardrobes & bridesmaid dresses, Bec + Bridge’s wedding dress edit is just as effortlessly sexy & affordable as their bridal party attire.

Australian-made, Bec & Bridge offers much of their trendy line of minis, midis, separates & gowns in shades of ivory, champagne & white, meaning your favorite Bec & Bridge silhouette comes in a classic, wedding-ready hue.

We’ve long loved the glamorous cowl-neck Moon Dance gown & think the one-shoulder Dreamer Asym dress would be so perfect for the bride on the hunt for a gown equally casual as it is sexy.

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The Own Studio

Price Range: $1,160 – $3,410

Dub this one a “Claire Favorite”, our Editor-in-Chief has been inundating the Bridal Musings group chats with every single gown by The Own Studio. And rightly so! Our latest bridal designer discovery from the UK has the team spellbound by their unique take on the sexy, silk wedding gown.

Not just another bias-cut slip dress, The Own Studio has created a collection of silk wedding gowns that feature one-of-a-kind detail and avant-garde silhouettes. Take Style 023 for example, this would-be-halter-gown features illusion paneling and eye-catching sleeves – a sleek bridal style we truly haven’t seen before. Or Claire’s favorite Style 017, which is a smooth satin silk halter that reveals the most unexpected & stunning scarf tie & keyhole back.

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A.B. Ellie

Price Range: $600 – $4,400

The artful & chic wedding accessories designer A.B. Ellie has just launched a section of their online store with exclusive Little White Dresses & separates from some of our favorite indie bridal designers.

While this is likely the smallest shop & most “boutique-y” option on our list, we have high hopes for this edit that includes dresses and bridal looks perfect for the Covid-era of smaller, casual weddings. If you’re a bride who wants something less formal or shorter length for your Minimony but don’t want to sacrifice quality or style you’ll be thrilled by the casual couture options.

It goes without saying we think this handmade silk wrap dress by The Law Bridal would be perfect for your wedding-day look & wardrobe for decades to come.

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Needle & Thread

Price range: $700 – $1,200

Come gasp along with us at these beautifully embellished looks! Vintage lovers, this is your playground – with flounces and fringe and the most decadent beading. All of these dresses are doused in fantastic detail. We love the ombre tones and unique necklines and can see some of these pieces pairing perfectly in a historical setting or with a swanky evening vibe.

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By Watters

Price range: $300 – $1,000

A new addition to the Watters family, By Watters, is an exclusive collection of gowns in their Ready-to-Ship section.

These pieces are easygoing, of the moment, super wearable and ready for anything. They’re just right for a dressed up bridal shower or rehearsal dinner but have enough detail for the wedding day.

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