25 Women Who Prove You Don’t Need to Spend a Fortune to Say Yes to Your Dream Dress

2 years ago

Finding your wedding dress can be pretty overwhelming. After all, it’s the most expensive dress most women will ever buy. Whether you’re short on budget or just don’t see a point in spending lots of money on a gown you will only wear once, these 25 brides can convince you that you don’t need to spend your entire life savings to look absolutely stunning on your special day.

We at Now I’ve Seen Everything are truly happy for these beautiful brides who were lucky to find affordable yet gorgeous dresses to walk down the aisle.

1. “My wonderful dressmaker helped me stay on budget but still have the dress of my dreams!”

2. “The dress was $130. Best day ever!”

3. “If you’re thinking about doing an untraditional dress, this is your sign to do it.”

4. “Got married yesterday. Here is my $92 dress from Amazon and my homemade bouquet!”

5. “A $30 Salvation Army find! Fits like a glove, already altered to a 32-inch rib cage, has breast pads, and is the perfect length. Either the previous bride was my exact size or this was made for me.”

6. “Dress was $170 on Etsy, cape veil was $170 on Etsy, and alterations were $170! Very excited for our small Airbnb wedding.”

7. “I can’t help but share my excitement over my dress. It’s a new Martina Liana in champagne and ivory that I found for $500 in total. I could not have asked for more. I am in love with it!”

8. “I said yes to the dress after almost losing hope, and I love it! Just $99!”

9. “Dress was $100, the veil was $10, the earrings were $2, and the flowers were $25. I think I pulled it off well!!!”

10. “I bought a dress for $94 on Amazon.”

11. “My $70 wedding dress!”

12. “It was originally $154, was on clearance for $56, was 50% off all clearance today, and I had $10 off for my birthday and another $10 off for shopping... So after all that, this dress, which is what I was looking for and fits perfectly, was $9! We’re just going to the courthouse!”

13. “I said yes to the dress...and to 87% off! Bought it in a sample sale. So happy!”

14. “Found my dress at a local thrift store for $65.”

15. “Originally $1,600, bought it for $750!”

16. “Found my beautiful dress for only $25. Couldn’t be happier!”

17. “My vintage 1950s wedding dress (purchased from Etsy for $170 total) arrived today! Nothing extra was added for all this amazing skirt volume.”

18. “$200 at a thrift/vintage store and it fits perfectly! Couldn’t have designed a more ’me’ dress!”

19. “Found the dress of my dreams! $150 at Brides For a Cause, and when I’m done with it, I’ll donate it back to the boutique for another lucky bride to fall in love with.”

20. “As a plus-size bride, I never thought I’d find a dress I could feel pretty in. I took a chance on this beauty for $250 in floral print!”

21. “This is a $30 dress.”

22. “In ’the one’ for $260! So happy to finally have a dress!”

23. “I found my dress for $70 and I’m in love. It just needs a little steaming and tailoring.”

24. “I’ll be wearing 2 wedding dresses, and I got them for free!”

25. “Found my dress for $350!”

How much did your wedding dress cost? Did you get it on sale? Was it inherited from a close relative? Share a picture in the comment section and tell us which of these dresses you liked the most!

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