Trying to find appropriate attire to rock to a summer wedding can be tough. And if you’re the bride, it can a lot harder – especially when on a budget. Frugal brides still want to feel fabulous, and they have every right to look the part in magnificent dresses, too. But not everyone can afford to have Christian Siriano or Vera Wang on speed dial.
With summer being right around the corner, it’s time for our warm-weathered brides to start looking for the perfect gown to don. But don’t fret! We’ve already done a bit of the dirty work, and came across quite a few bridal frocks perfect for every bride on a budget.
Whether you wish to keep it simple and clean, or want to jazz up your look with champagne colors and embellishments — we found a little bit of something for everyone. And the best part, you ask? Our options will have you looking like a million bucks, but without the hefty price tag.
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We picked 10 dresses that you could totally stun in at your summer-themed wedding below.
And they’re all under $500!
Whoever said you needed to splurge on a gown in order to be fabulous lied.