You're getting married, so now's the time to start planning a color palette that you love and that — fingers crossed — will flatter all of your bridesmaids. This is their time to shine, too, and they'll look lovely surrounding you in their finery. For your convenience, we've looked high and low for where to buy affordable bridesmaid dresses that are not only gorgeous but also flattering for every body type, from petite to plus size and in colors ranging from purple to grey to black. We set our price at under $100 (some styles are under $50!), because we know how it all adds up. By the looks of these elegant gowns from David's Bridal, ASOS, Walmart, Amazon and more, you would never know they didn't cost hundreds of dollars.
Celebrating one's nuptials by the sea provides ample opportunity to choose from an array of effortlessly chic bridal gowns. Luckily, there are nearly as many alternatives to the traditional ball gown as there are grains of sands on the beach. More casual beach wedding dresses make use of sheer panels, openwork lace and ruffles. Simple beach wedding dresses include those with midi lengths that feel easygoing, yet sophisticated. Boho wedding dresses are another choice: romantic and dreamy like a tropical island. Meanwhile, short beach wedding dresses feel cheerily free-spirited while providing wedding-friendly frills.
Look for lightweight materials for your beachfront or destination wedding dress. Silk, cotton blends, crochet, chiffon and lace make for breezy beach dresses. While not explicitly bridal, many white or ivory cocktail dresses will work wonders in a beach wedding, plus they can be worn afterward on the honeymoon. Below, check out 15 alternatives to the heavily embellished wedding gown that instead are easy, breezy and downright gorgeous. Post-wedding, you can relax poolside, confident you were a thoroughly beachy bride.
With Cinderella's dainty slipper in their collective memories, some brides seldom think about comfortable shoes on the big day. But there's no wisdom in wearing wobbly stilettos to an event at which you might actually want to dance. Modern brides are opting for practical wedding shoes that can be worn more than once, as opposed to extremely high-heeled shoes that leave their tootsies blistered on the honeymoon. Also, we get it: Some very tall brides prefer to seek out more sensible heels, including flats, wedges and kitten heels that may also boast cushioned footbeds and supportive straps. So if you, too, want to dance the night away at your wedding, check out this list of swoon-worthy wedding flats that are just as ravishing as 4-inch heels (and much more practical). These styles from ASOS, Nordstrom, David's Bridal and more will take you from the ceremony to the after party in blissful comfort.
Every beach wedding delivers the basics: salt air, gorgeous views, crashing waves and unmatched tranquility. Beyond those elements, what more do you need? Decor that is fit for a beach bride, that's what! Seaside motifs, whether subtle or over-the-top, can heighten an already breathtaking scene. Among the complementary imagery and materials for a beach wedding are ocean-derived items such as sea glass, starfish, sand dollars, coral fans and clam shells. Some brides can choose to go a little more nautical by incorporating sailor knots, rugged rope, fishing floats and anchors. Placing some palm leaves in strategic locations will up the tropical isle vibe. Check out a treasure trove of beautiful items from Etsy, Michaels, Walmart and more that will enrich your waterfront wedding.
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Your garden party calls for a bohemian bouquet, so wear this sexy one shoulder floral dress detailed with feminine ruffles, an eff...ortless smocked waist and elasticized cuffs on long sleeves. Fully lined. Single adjustable shoulder strap. Polyester... read more
The ASTR the Label Twilight Black Multi Striped Metallic Bodycon Dress calls for dancing on tables and popping champagne bottles! ...Dark blue, aqua, and orange metallic threading create a striped design across this party-ready dress, while a stretch knit... read more
Lulus Exclusive! The allure of the Lulus Olivia White Sequin Strapless Maxi Dress is absolutely irresistible! Sparkling white sequ...ins create an Art-Deco-inspired design atop this elegant gown with a strapless, sweetheart bodice (with no-slip strips and... read more
Summer parties call for a standout dress, and you won't disappoint in this medallion lace dress dotted with gold-tone grommets tha...t accentuate a sexy lace-up neckline, a peekaboo waist and hem. Fully lined. Hidden back zip. Polyester Imported Hand wash read more
Fabric: Sequined knit Maxi length Collared neck Long sleeves Point collar Hidden zip at bodice Lined Shell: 100% polyester Lining:... 97% polyester/3% elastane Dry clean Imported, India Measurements Measurements from size 36 Length: 47.25in / 120cm, from shoulder read more
Ganni - Ganni's white Sonora dress is embellished with sequins which shimmer as they catch the light. It's shaped with a V-necklin...e and puffed half sleeves and wraps around the front, fastening via the slim side ties, before falling loosely to the hem. Channel the Danish label's contemporary mood by teaming it with Western boots and a micro bag. read more
Ganni - This black sequinned Sonora dress takes inspiration from Western rodeos, an influence observed throughout Ganni's Yesterda...y, Today & Tomorrow Resort 2019 collection. It's conceived with a point collar and a front zip running down to the waist, then falls fluidly as a flared calf-grazing skirt. Style it with with heeled cowboy boots for a directional party edit. read more
Ganni - Saturated with sparkling sequins, Ganni's silver Sonora dress exemplifies the Copenhagen-based label's fresh approach to S...candinavian style. Topped with a pointed collar, this statement piece features zigzag panelling at the waist - a nod to the latest collection's Western inspirations - and is zipped through the front to adjust the neckline. The fluid midi-length skirt makes it perfect for pairing with point-toe pumps. read more
Black Sonora sequin dress from Ganni featuring a v-back, cropped sleeves, a straight fit, a mid-length, a wrap style front, an asy...mmetric style, a full lining, a stretch fit and all-over sequins. read more
Silver-tone long sequinned dress from Ganni featuring a classic collar and long sleeves.
Easy-fit wrap dress emboldened by allover sequins. Surplice neckline Long sleeves Self-tie at waist Polyester Dry clean Imported S...IZE & FIT Relaxed fit About 43" from shoulder to hem Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 4. Contemporary Sp - Contemporary Collections. GANNI. Color: Silver. Size: 36 (4). read more
Reinvention is the name of Ganni's game. Specifically, the designers opt for a fresh and feminine approach to Scandinavian style. ...This silver-tone metallic Sonora sequin wrap dress from Ganni features a wrap style V neck, a tie-side waist, long sleeves, a straight fit and a mid-length. read more
White sequin wrap midi dress from Ganni featuring a wrap style front, a deep V neck, a side tie fastening and puffy sleeves.
Ruffled cuffs add a dash of sweetness to an airy stretch-knit minidress fashioned with a demure jewel neckline. Style Name: Ganni ...Clark Dress. Style Number: 5733964. Available in stores. read more
Crisp broderie anglaise makes this snowy poplin minidress-styled with retro flared sleeves and a front quarter zip-at once elegant... and casual. Style Name: Ganni Broderie Anglaise Dress. Style Number: 5719760. Available in stores. read more
Ganni - Ganni's silver Sonora skirt is saturated in sequins to spark a glamorous mood. It's crafted to sit high on the waist and e...nds in a sharp front slit, while the lustrous satin lining ensures a smooth fit. Try balancing it with pared-back separates and Western boots for an of-the-moment edit. read more
Ganni - Ganni's glittering black Sonora pencil skirt demonstrates the Copenhagen-based label's penchant for elevated wardrobe stap...les. Embellished with thousands of black sequins, this streamlined style is cut with a front slit for ease of movement and fully lined in satin for a smooth fit. Wear it with a tucked-in blouse and watch it catch the light with every step. read more
Sumptuous midnight velvet and graceful blouson sleeves lend dark romance to a fluid and effortlessly elegant wrap dress. Style Nam...e: Ganni Velvet Wrap Dress. Style Number: 5719765. Available in stores. read more
Fiery blooms add a splash of color to an easy gathered minidress styled with sweet ruffled cuffs and a sultry front keyhole. Style... Name: Ganni Print Crepe Dress. Style Number: 5719749. Available in stores. read more
Dainty dots dance across a floaty dress fashioned with sheer ruffles at the cuffs and hem. Style Name: Ganni Print Georgette Shift... Dress. Style Number: 5785140. Available in stores. read more
Black sequined pencil skirt from Ganni featuring a high waist, a front slit and a mid-length.
Loved by all it girls and present in must-have street style looks, the Danish brand Ganni keeps its commitment to deliver season a...fter season easy-to-wear fashionable everyday style staples. Shine bright in this silver-tone sequin embellished blouse from Ganni. It features a round neck, three-quarter length sleeves, a back zip fastening, a curved hem and a short length. read more
Self: 100% polyLining: 97% poly 3% elastan. Made in India. Dry clean only. Paillette sequin embellished fabric. Ruffled hem.
White sequin tank top from Ganni featuring a curved hem, a crew neck, a long-line style, a back zip fastening and side slits.
Silver viscose temple sequin trousers from Ganni.
Self: 100% polyLining: 97% poly 3% lycra. Made in India. Dry clean only. Hidden back zip closure. Paillette sequin embellished fab...ric. Side slits at hem. read more