Affordable Wedding Attire

Affordable Wedding Attire by Alexandra Phanor-Faury When it comes to planning the big day, let’s be honest the first, second and third most important things on your to-do list is finding the perfect dress. Once the dream dress has been found everything else should fall into place. Ok, well maybe not everything but knowing you’re going to look fabulous can do lots for keeping enthusiasm way up while dealing with the stresses of planning this very important day. For decades women have dreamt about walking down the aisle in extravagant, designer gowns but with the rising cost of just about everything these days, shelling out thousands of dollars for the dress when there’s a slew of other expenses is no longer feasible for many women. But with the influx of stunning, affordable wedding dresses on the market, you don’t need to break the bank to look gorgeous. At these prices anyone can afford to be glamorous on their wedding day. All you need is some patience and an open-mind. We set out to find chic, affordable wedding gowns and we’ve uncovered some amazing options on the web that will have any bride-to-be, no matter her budget, swoon.
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 01, 2010

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For those who lean towards the unconventional, this taffeta, strapless sheath (and shrug) is a chic, paired-down alternative to the traditional gown with train.Accessorize to complete this wedding ensemble with pearls and a flower headband with a short veil.
David’s Bridal, $449|-49973483&catentryId=6144086&sort=

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Perfect for a summer beach wedding, this shoulder bearing dress’s unique neckline adds a young and playful touch.
David’s Bridal, $449|-49973483&catentryId=6144082&sort=

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The empire waist, A-line, strapless shape of this wedding gown is a flattering silhouette for all shapes and sizes. The intricate, hand-beaded lace and rushing at the bodice are rich accents.
David’s Bridal, $549|-49973483&catentryId=6144083&sort=

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Look like a modern princess in this jaw-dropping, beautiful gown by Oleg Cassini. Pretty layers of tulle and satin and jeweled flower detail makes this a stand-out wedding gown.
David’s Bridal Stores Only, $950|-49973483&catentryId=6142355&sort=

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Demand attention in this spectacular pleated corset gown with a dramatic, floor-sweeping skirt., $267

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Take his breath away in this ethereal, gown that manages to look both timeless and modern., $210

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This simple tank gown’s elaborate, structured, obi tie in the back is a lovely, unexpected surprise.
J.Crew, $1100

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Keeping it simple doesn’t have to mean boring with this strapless gown with a large, flower on the self-sash at the waist.
J.Crew, $1,500

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Elegant and fluid, this toga-style, Grecian dress was made for the bohemian at heart. The cascading flowers at the hem and on the over the shoulder train adds tons of allure to this wedding dress.
inWeddingdress, $223

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The trendsetting one shoulder burst of crystal encrusted flowers and lightly pleated, full skirt are au courant details that make this gown irresistible., $239

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A form-fitting wedding gown bodice coupled with a full skirt allows for the best of both silhouettes.
inWeddingdress, $ 223


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