Amazing wedding gowns $300 and under


White by Vera Wang Mermaid Gown with Pleated Skirt and Bubble Hem

(Photo: David's Bridal)

Getting hitched is more expensive than ever—but it is possible to save money on your wedding dress and still look like a goddess. With gowns this gorgeous, you can't afford not to say, "Yes!" to the dress.

Something New

Gorgeous details—ruffles of pleats, buttons dotting the back—make this dress look 10 times more expensive than it really is. All the more money you can spend on your wedding cake.

White by Vera Wang Mermaid Gown with Pleated Skirt and Bubble Hem, $250,

Laundry by Shelli Segal Satin Peplum Gown

(Photo: Laundry)

Bridal Bling

Nothing to see here...just an amazing PEPLUM JEWELED GOWN for every girl who was a fashionista long before she was a bride-to-be.

Laundry by Shelli Segal Satin Peplum Gown, $225,

Tadashi Shoji One Shoulder Ruched Gown in Ivory

(Photo: Tadashi)

Modern Bride

The on-trend mermaid silhouette and layers of ruffled tulle give this deceptively simple dress a subtle wow-factor. Just picture your sexy-ass man in a tux next to this. Chills.

Tadashi Shoji One Shoulder Ruched Gown in Ivory, $184,

Ralph Lauren Sleeveless Lace Gown

(Photo: Ralph Lauren)

Bombshell Bride

This all-over-lace dress is perfect for brides who are also sexpots. We're looking at you, girl.

Ralph Lauren Sleeveless Lace Gown, $160,

Deco Beaded Blouson Gown

(Photo: Deco)

Beaded Bride-to-Be

You’ll look heart-stoppingly gorgeous and elegant, but unlike any other bride who’s ever posted her photos to Facebook before. This is your special day, darn it!

Deco Beaded Blouson Gown, $258,

BCBG Max Azria Barbara One-Shoulder Satin Evening Gown

(Photo: BCBG)

Beachy Bride

The crisp white color and goddess-draping gives this dress an effortless feel, perfect for a destination wedding à la Nick and Vanessa’s Dream Wedding. (This may or may not be perma-saved on our DVR.)

BCBG Max Azria Barbara One-Shoulder Satin Evening Gown, $171.60,

Calvin Klein Strapless Pleated Gown

(Photo: Calvin Klein)

Endless Love

You’ll love this off-white chiffon gown so much, you'll want to marry it.

Calvin Klein Strapless Pleated Gown, $104.65,

(Photo: Dolce Vita)

Short and Sweet

This untraditional wedding dress belongs next to charming, low-key details: Hand-written place cards, old-time-y drinks in Mason get the picture.

Dolce Vita Dress, $300,

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