Where to Buy Bridesmaid Dresses on Budget

October 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Bridesmaid Dresses, Wedding Fashion

Bridesmaid dresses are one of the key items for your wedding and if you’re on a budget you still want fabulous dresses for your bridesmaid without a hefty custom made dress price tag. So what are your options? Well, the high street and on line stores both offer the bride some fantastic options for bridesmaid dresses on a budget. With some bridesmaid dresses below £10 (yes, you’ve just got to know where to look), our latest Savvy Bride Guide will help you find that elusive bargain bridesmaid dress without breaking the wedding budget bank!

High Street Department Stores

Two of the department stores that you should be checking include Debenhams and BHS who both stock dedicated bridal ranges. With a dedicated range comes up to date styles and beautifully designed bridesmaid dresses. Both release new bridal collections annually so you know you’ll be getting the latest designs in colour and style from these stores. You can also find great bridesmaid dress bargains in the Debenhams Debut, Red Herring and Designers at Debenhams occasion wear ranges. With many modern bridesmaid dresses taking on a prom dress style, there are literally oodles of choice available. You should also check out the wedding accessories available for bargains on bridesmaid shoes and finishing touches.

The top department stores to check out are:

High Street Fashion Stores

Coast, Monsoon and Next have to come top of the Budget Savvy Bride favourite list for bridesmaid dresses on the high street when you are on a budget. As with the department store ranges, these high street fashion stores also have fab ranges of beautiful women’s occasion wear where you can choose from many of the modern range of prom style dresses available . Dresses from these stores can definitely be worn again so no need to confine to the back of the wardrobe after the wedding! Other options include Oasis, Wallis, Warehouse and New Look who also regularly update their dress collections to include gorgeous and modern evening gowns that can easily be considered ideal as an alternative to the traditional bridesmaid dresses. To complete the look Coast, Monsoon and Next all have a fab range of shoes available with some beautiful ivory shoes that would be perfect as an alternative to designer bridal shoes.

Hit the high street or check out these fashion stores to get fab bridesmaid dresses ideas:

On-Line Fashion Stores

When it comes to on-line stores for bridesmaid dresses, these are where you can really pick up fantastic bargains and save yourself a tidy little sum.  Very has one of the best online bridesmaid dress collections including beautiful dresses in the Nicholas Millington Bridal Collection. . From the more traditional bridesmaid dresses then Littlewoods has good selection to choose from. Bargain bridesmaid dresses can also be found at Sexy Her – an on line store that also has a limited selection of bridal dresses from only £150 and a wide range of bridesmaid dresses at under £60.  You can also check out the big on line wedding dress sites based in the US such as House of Brides.  Here you can pick up bargains on Dessy bridesmaid gowns (check out our guide to buying your dress from the US for more information)

Top sites on line to check out for Bridesmaid Dress ideas are:

Auction & Classifieds Sites

Ebay, ebay, ebay!  You know you can bag a bargain on both new and once worn dresses.  This is great if you’re after and end of line bridesmaid dress style that a department store no longer stocks.  You’ll find great new dresses also but be mindful and look at seller ratings.  Be prepared for dresses to come from abroad as many sellers are based in China, particularly those offering bridesmaid dresses in the styles of the major well known bridesmaid dress designers.

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One Comment on "Where to Buy Bridesmaid Dresses on Budget"

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