Newly engaged and stressed ladies rejoiced recently when popular brands ASOS, Modcloth, and even Forever21 announced their brand new affordable wedding collections. These days, engagements are a dime a dozen. But with the average wedding costing as much as some people’s entire yearly salary, more and more brides are opting for value over vast expense when it comes to their wardrobe on the big day. A rising trend in affordable wedding wear has been growing for some time, with other mainstay brands like BHLDN and J.Crew already leading the pack. But with these new collections comes an even greater emphasis on cost, and they’re proving you don’t have to sacrifice style to save. Even when it comes to your wedding. Here are 8 New Wedding dresses under 500 sure to wow any bride, no matter her beat.
Go classic with a long, silk sheath dress from Lauren Ralph Lauren petite dress at macys.com
Similar style in this Long white dress by Modcloth.com
Who says you have to have a long, white dress? That’s so archaic. These days, trend setters like Solange, Whitney Port and even the newly married Jerry Hall are proving that 2016 brides don’t follow any set standard of rules so why should you? ASOS white prom dress
Love this black and white mixed dress by Adrianna papell at Zappos.com
I love the idea of rocking something different, either at the reception, or all together! Instead of the typical heels, wear a short dress with funky sneakers. It will make it easier to dance, plus you certainly won’t have to worry about standing on your feet all day! Lipsy party dress
This lace dress is perfect for the vintage pin up queen. Plus, it shows off the shoulders; one of the hottest accessories of 2016. White cocktail dress at popmap.com
For the hippie at heart. Chicwish evening dress
This Lulus dress will leave you lots left over to play with, plus unlike most wedding dresses, you can wear this one again. If you’re having a low-key wedding, I love this long sleeved, laced dress. Dress the Population long sleeve dress
My favorite wedding style for 2016 is bridal separates. I love the idea of being able to transform from one outfit into another. Why shouldn’t your wedding be a fun, fashion show? With separates being a hugely popular trend, you won’t have any problems finding a style that works. And with lots of affordable options in this look, it makes it easy to change up your style and still stay well within your budget. Get even more creative by purchasing different separates, and mixing high and low together. It may sound crazy but to me, there is something truly chic about saving up for that special piece and then mixing it with the perfect white t-shirt or vintage jewels. It’s unexpected, and you’ll still be able to send a kid to college. I love this pairing of a White crop top with fancier Maje skirt from the Outnet.
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