Simple And Affordable Wedding Dresses – Best Online Stores To Buy From

Written by , MSc Pratima Ati MSc

A woman’s wedding is one of the most significant milestones of her life. Thus, it needs to be larger than life. For women, this means finding that dream dress. But we often forget that a dress can be simple, affordable, and inexpensive – and still be perfect. If you’ve already saved up all the money for an expensive dress, that’s great. However, don’t be stuck on the notion that the perfect dress needs to be expensive. Just keep an open mind, and you will be taken by surprise. Here’s our rundown of the best inexpensive wedding dress designs that you can try out. We have also curated the best shopping sites for affordable wedding dresses, with stores and brands that retail online. Check them out!

15 Inexpensive And Affordable Wedding Dresses

1. A-Line Plus Size Dress With A Sweetheart Neckline

Affordable Wedding Dresses - A-Line Plus Size Dress With A Sweetheart Neckline

A wedding dress classic, you ask? An A-line dress with a sweetheart neckline and embellishments, and finally, a train down the back doing its thing. How does that sound? Dreamlike? Here’s one of the affordable plus size wedding dresses that meet all of those requirements without breaking your back or your bank.

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2. Lace Wedding Dress With Plunge V Neckline

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Lace Wedding Dress With Plunge V Neckline

Lace dresses are a bridal staple. But if you think your choices are limited because of the cap on your budget, you are mistaken. This fit-and-flare full blown lace dress from Ashley and Justin is proof of that. This strapless lace dress with a plunge V-neckline cinches at the waist and opens into a flare to make you look like a dream.

3. Satin High Low Hemline

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Satin High Low Hemline

Are you a minimalist who likes to keep things simple? Is a beach wedding on your mind? Are you looking for something elegant that will set the mood right? Whatever it is, this understated beauty with a plain bodice, spaghetti straps, and a high-low hemline is a gorgeous and affordable option.

4. Mermaid Style Wedding Gown

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Mermaid Style Wedding Gown

If you know Vera Wang, you know she is a big name in the bridal world, and her gowns are on the expensive side. However, there is good news. Vera Wang’s bridal line now has a line extension called ‘White, by Vera Wang’ that makes affordable and inexpensive dresses. Can it get any better?

5. Crop Top And Crepe Pants

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Crop Top And Crepe Pants

Some brides have a distinct style and like taking the road less traveled. That’s why an increasing number of women are opting for pantsuits and experimenting with the idea of bridal wear. Anything to make your day special, right? If you are working with a shoestring budget, here’s an incredibly stylish suit that is like no other you’ve seen out there and definitely hard to find in the expensive range.

6. Asymmetrical Satin Dress

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Asymmetrical Satin Dress

Kleinfeld is a bridal store that’s popular not only in the USA but around the world, thanks to TLC. If you look and ask for it, you can find some hidden gems like this one there. This strapless satin dress with an embellished waistline and a sweetheart neckline that billows out into overarching soft ruffles and ends in with an asymmetrical hemline is as classic as a dress can get. A veil and see-through ankle strap heels will be perfect additions to this gown.

7. Bohemian Style Wedding Gown

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Bohemian Style Wedding Gown

Do you have a Bohemian wedding theme in mind? If so, I feel like we would be best friends. Vintage, boho, and Victorian are trending themes this season. So, while at it, let’s start with this dress. The chic sequin bodice of this gown with spaghetti straps and a satin skirt that flows down gracefully is beyond beautiful.

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8. Asymmetrically Pleated Dress

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Asymmetrically Pleated Dress

If you are looking for a classic fit-and-flare style, try something different, but in a similar style. The asymmetrical pleats of the bodice, the ruffled organza skirt, and the sweetheart neckline in a pastel undertone of this dress are breathtaking.

9. Lace Gown With Illusion Sleeves

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Lace Gown With Illusion Sleeves

Thanks to Kate Middleton, full sleeved wedding dresses have seen a significant comeback and found a permanent place in the bridal closet. We don’t have to be her to be able to afford one because there are several inexpensive options that look similar but are just as great looking as hers. The lace embroidery for the bodice, neckline, and illusion sleeves paired with the plain tulle hemline that looks like a pleasant waterfall is something you cannot miss.

10. Applique Work Lace Dress With Side Slit

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Applique Work Lace Dress With Side Slit

Bring out the fashionista in you with this applique work stretchy lace dress, and get all jaws dropping. The beaded work for the border, the strapless neckline, and the side slit all make this dress irresistible.

11. Halter Style Fit And Flare Dress

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Halter Style Fit And Flare Dress

There’s nothing quite as appealing as a halter neck – a style that projects your beauty bones like no other. So, here’s sheath dress in crepe has a beautiful flow to it, and the applique beaded work follows as perfectly.

12. Satin And Lace Spaghetti Dress

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Satin And Lace Spaghetti Dress

When you want the elegance of satin but also the tradition of lace, there are godsent designers that can give you both at affordable prices. The big satin bow, the flow of the dress, and the layer of lace that transforms the dress into something so beautiful make this a top contender.

13. Tea Length Lace Dress

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Tea Length Lace Dress

Tea length dresses are coming back, just like the old times, and brides seem to like these simple wedding dresses more than we thought they would. A simple lace strapless dress is perfect for a private Church wedding.

[ Read: 20 Amazing Short Wedding Dresses ]

14. Illusion Long Sleeves Lace Dress

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Illusion Long Sleeves Lace Dress

Plunge V-neck line? Check. Lace applique work? Check. Long sleeves? Check. Illusion sleeves? Check. A dress that perfectly balances style with a tinge of tradition. And, not to forget, the affordable price is a big deal too.

15. Sheath Gown With Crystal Beading

Affordable Wedding Dresses - Sheath Gown With Crystal Beading

Don’t you think finding glamorous gowns like these within a comfortable price range is too good to be true? A sheath dress with full-blown crystal beading and embellishments, a sweetheart neckline, and a little train – is this what all wedding dreams are made of?

10 Best Inexpensive Wedding Dresses Stores

1. Morilee Madeline Gardner

From bridal wear to cocktail dresses, party wear, and bridesmaid gowns – Morilee Madeline Gardner is a paradise. Her dresses come in all ranges, and there are great affordable options in every segment. She has stores in the US, Canada, and the UK, and they ship to a few other countries.

Check out the collection here.

2. Val Stefani

Val Stefani is based out of Southern California and has been in the business of making bridal dresses for over two decades now. So, trust this fashion house when it says it understands all kinds of needs and limitations. It ships to Australia, Canada, parts of Europe, South Africa, and Poland.

Check out the collection here.

3. David’s Bridal

We are putting it here for anybody who doesn’t watch TLC or does not know David’s Bridal, because the brand is synonymous with wedding dresses. If you are a bride-to-be, check out its collection first.

Check out the collection here.


If you have been looking for affordable wedding dresses, chances are you’ve stumbled upon BHDLN already. Some of the dresses we have listed above are from its collections and at exhilarating options. It is based in the United States, but ships across the globe, so check it out.

Check out the collection here.

5. White By Vera Wang

Vera Wang will always be part of any bride’s list and, lucky for us, her dresses range from couture collections to affordable ready-to-wear dresses, all of them equally beautiful.

Check out the collection here.

6. Jenny Yoo

Be it bespoke, made-to-order, or readymade – Jenny Yoo has it all for you. The brand has stores in the US, Canada, Australia, Germany, China, Norway, Japan, and Korea, apart from its huge online presence.

Check out the collection here.

7. Nordstrom

Nordstrom is not new to any of us. While most of us fancy a boutique when planning for wedding dresses, we tend to not look in our backyard. All Nordstrom wedding dresses are great pieces at affordable prices.

Check out the collection here.

8. Stone Fox Bride

If you are in L.A., or around the area, you need to visit Stone Fox Bride, which is a one-stop-shop for all your needs.

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Check out the collection here.

9. Brideside

With a big presence in four major cities in the United States, Brideside knows and understands what it takes to scout for that perfect wedding dress. You will be taken care of when you visit them, be it online or offline.

Check out the collection here.

10. Kleinfeld

Kleinfeld will leave you feeling like a kid in a candy store. It has its flagship store in New York and has customers flooding from all over. It caters to varied choices, preferences, budgets, body types, and a lot more. Also, you must have seen it on TLC.

Check out the collection here.

From veteran designers to coming-of-age stores, brands are listening, and they understand our needs and varied preferences. If you have a wedding look in mind, start looking online first to see what your options are, even before you walk into a store. What does your dream wedding gown look like? Do you believe in spending big bucks on your dress? Let us know by dropping in a text in the comments section below.

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Pratima Ati is a postgraduate in International Business from Staffordshire University. After working in Marketing and Business Development for a few years, she jumped ship to pursue two things she loved – fashion and writing. She’s a Fashion & Lifestyle writer with three years of experience and has never looked back ever since. She sleeps early, reads often, and full bio

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