It's True: You Can Find a Wedding Dress for Less Than $200

This might surprise you, but you don't have to be disappointed in the search for an affordable, fuss-free wedding dress for your special day when there are endless budget-friendly options online, secondhand gowns, and even dresses you can buy straight off-the-rack to choose from. One thing's certain is that is we've come a long way since the hassle of only having custom-made and traditional wedding dresses as options.

If the thought of wearing extravagant beading detail, multiple layers of tulle, or intricate lace on your special day just isn't your thing, you may want to opt for something a little low key. Regardless of what your budget is for your wedding, an affordable dress isn't such a bad idea. So we've done the rounds and found the best six dresses we would purchase, all coming in at less than $200.

Click through to shop our finds.

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Lara Burnell
Writer & Producer

Who's your style icon? 

Jenny Walton. She has a quirky, French, feminine style I adore. She mixes designer, vintage, high street really well and isn’t afraid of colour and print. My style board on Pinterest is full of street style images from her at fashion week events.

Who are your 5 favourite people to follow on Twitter/Instagram?

@unconditionalmagazine, @ilona_hamer, @thefatjewish, @glossier, @giorgiatordini

What's the fashion essential you can't live without?

My vintage red tartan jacket. It's timeless and bold. I love wearing it with a red matte lipstick. 

What's your desert island album?

Any '70s playlist will do!