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14 Gorgeous Wedding Dresses for Under $1,000

Your perfect dress doesn’t have to break the bank.

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Model in sheer wedding dress back. Photo: Lurelly

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What you’ll be wearing on your wedding day often comes top of mind ahead of any other planning the day may require. (Because for all intents and purposes, this is one of few days in your life designed for everyone you know to look at, take pictures of, and compliment you — and your dress.)

But because life is not a 30-minute episode of Say Yes to the Dress, the reality of the situation is that there are a million other wedding-related expenses that can and will add up. For many, spending three times your rent on something you’ll probably only wear once is much more daunting than exciting.

Luckily for anyone getting hitched on a budget, there are more options than ever before. Small indie shops and mainstream online retailers like Shopbop and Revolve are increasingly catering to bridal customers, in many cases with affordable options that ring in well under a grand.

If that sounds too good to be true, we’ve rounded up 14 dresses that fit the bill — starting as low as under $200.

Model in cami-styled wedding dress with lace bottoms

ASOS Bridal Cami Maxi Dress, $225

Model in textured white strapless wedding dress.

Lace & Liberty Bali Sunset Dress, $680

Model in double strap front sheer gown with heart shaped detailing on ball gown styled skirt.

Lurelly Ambrosia Embroidered Gown, $500

Model in fitted lace midi dress.

Truvelle Daphne Midi Dress, $290

Model in traditional satin wedding dress with embroidered straps.

Parker Black Valerie Dress, $498

Model in boho styled lace wedding gown with mid-quarter sleeves.

Kite and Butterfly Rena Gown, $595

Model in classic crepe wedding gown with natural waist silhouette.

Badgley Mischka Alice Gown, $990

Model in off-shoulder sheer lace wedding dress.

Rachel Zoe Arlene Off-Shoulder Gown, $695

Model in Cami-style all over lace wedding dress.

Jarlo Ariel Maxi Dress, $173

Model in wedding dress with tulle skirting.

Grace Loves Lace Lace Wedding Dress, $850

Model in floor length wedding dress with fringe top detailing.

Mara Hoffman Iris Fringe Gown, $750

Model in ivory wedding dress with embroidered top detailing.

Needle & Thread Embellished Tulle Gown, $700

Model in one shoulder gown with floral top accents.

Saja Wedding One Shoulder Dress, $980

Model in white deep-v wedding dress.

Reformation Thea Dress, $428


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