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We have rounded up 18 of the most beautiful unique wedding dresses for every budget.
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While the bride-to-be has seen a fair share of wedding planning dramas this year (Rest in Peace, Transatlantic Honeymoon), the decision to postpone (or scrap) traditional celebrations can be a blessing for couples with creative inclinations.
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For those looking to break the shape of the bridal ball gown, non-traditional ceremonies have paved the way for equally unique outfits, especially when the weather starts to warm. Today’s brides have the choice between elegant, silk mini dresses, daring ensembles with midriffs and colorful outfits that can actually be worn again.
To celebrate your unique style, we’ve rounded up 18 non-traditional bridal looks for your big day.
Dresses under $ 200
These dreamy dresses cost less than $ 200 and prove that you don’t need a high budget for your wedding day to be luxurious.
Sister Jane ‘Small Talk’ Ruffled Midi Dress (Photo via ShopBop)
With ruffles as far as the eye can see, Sister Jane’s “Small Talk” midi dress is a romantic light pink choice for brides who want to turn away from classic white.
SHOP IT: Shopbop, $ 151
Maya Bride 2 in 1 Maxi Tulle Dress. (Photo via ASOS)
A unique two-in-one design looks like a skirt and matching top. Dance the night away in style with this light dress.
SHOP IT: ASOS, $ 180
WAYF ‘Emma’ puff sleeve dress (Photo via ShopBop)
With a Victorian-inspired silhouette and delicate lace overlay, WAYF’s puff-sleeved dress “Emma” is as romantic as it is cool.
SHOP IT: Shopbop, $ 99
MagicLinen Royal Toscana white linen dress. (Photo via Etsy)
Perfect for a garden wedding or casual affair, this loose, airy dress is even approved by Meghan Markle.
The story goes on
SHOP IT: Etsy, $ 109
Waldorf dress. (Photo via Park & Fifth)
The Waldorf dress is a minimalist’s dream with a seductive silhouette made from flattering, bias-cut satin.
SHOP IT: Park & Fifth, $ 175
En season sleeveless sequin maxi dress. Image via Hudson’s Bay.
Bring the shine to every occasion in this lace maxi dress, which has a shimmering sequin overlay and is guaranteed to have all eyes on you.
SHOP IT: Hudson’s Bay, $ 178
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Dresses under $ 500
While your wedding dress is undoubtedly a defining detail of your big day, it doesn’t have to be an expensive one. For less than $ 500, you can be sure these are wedding outfits that you can (actually) wear again.
Marchesa Notte One-shoulder, embellished stretch cady dress. Image via the outnet.
Marchesa Notte’s delicate feminine dress combines dreamy, floral-embroidered accents with a one-shoulder design to create a stunning statement.
SHOP IT: The Outnet, $ 278 (originally $ 795)
Reformation ‘Acacia’ dress (photo via Reformation)
The off-white silk mini dress from Reformation is designed with a shoulder strap with a tie and is an elegant substitute for a traditional floor-length wedding dress.
SHOP IT: Reformation, $ 488
ASOS EDITION ‘Erin’ Off Shoulder Draped Wedding Jumpsuit (Photo via ASOS)
This strapless jumpsuit is part of the ASOS Edition Bridal Collection and features a feminine bandeau neckline and flowing trousers with wide legs. Best of all, it has pockets.
SHOP IT: ASOS, $ 284
GOEN.J mini dress with lace trim (photo via Shopbop)
The knee-length dress by GOEN.J is a flowing, feminine style with oversized, tiered ruffles and a sheer lace diaphragm for a peek-a-boo style.
SHOP IT: Shopbop, $ 305 (originally $ 615)
Reformation ‘Virgo’ dress (Photo via Reformation)
Simple and romantic, Reformation’s silk slip dress is styled with a relaxed skirt and dramatic puffed sleeves for a vintage-inspired look.
SHOP IT: Reformation, $ 418
Self-Portrait Azaelea Guipure Lace Dress (Photo via Net-A-Porter)
Designed exclusively for Net-A-Porter, Self-Portrait’s lace midi dress is partially lined along the top to reveal a touch of skin, perfect for a summer bride.
SHOP IT: Net-A-Porter, $ 434
Vanessa Cocchiaro The CJ Shirred Crepe mini dress. (Photo via Net-A-Porter)
Vanessa Cocchiaro’s versatile CJ style made of white crepe with a romantic frill neckline and billowing sleeves is labeled “Bridgerton Romance”.
SHOP IT: Net-A-Porter, $ 490
Dresses under $ 1,000
According to Runway Bridal, the average price for a wedding dress in Canada is $ 1,500. These stunning wedding looks will get you under budget without sacrificing a bit of style.
Needle & thread snowdrop tulle dress embellished with sequins. (Photo via Net-A-Porter)
Romantic sequins and tulle require declarations of love. Celebrate your self in your girl’s dream dress, Needle & Threads “snowdrop” dress.
SHOP IT: Net-A-Porter, $ 830
Black jumpsuit with puff sleeves and a halo macaw bow. (Photo via Saks Fifth Avenue)
Make a statement in Black Halo’s unique puffed sleeve jumpsuit. Go from the altar to the after party in style with a bow detail at the neckline.
SHOP IT: Saks Fifth Avenue, $ 684
Willowby von Watters ‘Sariah’ Top & ‘Sariah’ Skirt (Photo via BHLDN)
Willowby by Watters’ lace bridal top is a modernized take on the traditional wedding dress. It has fluttering sleeves and a scalloped hem and, in combination with the all-over lace skirt, shows a touch of midriff.
SHOP IT: BHLDN, $ 550 (top) and $ 850 (rock)
Self-Portrait Double-Breasted Mini Dress (Photo via Net-A-Porter)
Business meet bride. The ivory-colored crepe mini dress by Self-Portrait has a double-breasted front and lightly padded shoulders for a polished look.
SHOP IT: Net-A-Porter, $ 657
Bronx and Banco Mademoiselle Bridal Midi Dress. (Photo via Revolve)
Celebrate your own fairytale ending in the Bronx and Banco’s Cinderella-style sequined midi dress.
SHOP IT: Spin, $ 918
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