Your wedding dress will be one of the most important purchases of your life – but it doesn’t have to be the most expensive.
Head to your local high street or pop online and you can find thousands of cheap wedding dresses that are a snip of the price of a boutique but look just as good.
We’ve rounded up our favourite 47 cheap high street and online boutique wedding dresses. If you don’t see your perfect dress here then check out some of the brands we’ve included and we’re sure you’ll find one.
Phase Eight, & Other Stories, Zara and even H&M are all great places to start your high street hunt. ASOS, Chi Chi London and US brands like Reformation also have loads of choice.
You’ll find shops like Selfridges and Matches Fashion also feature frequently on this list. You might also be shocked to find that lots of designer dresses are well within your price range if you’ve a £750 budget to play with.
Happy dress shopping!
- Wedding Dresses Under £100
- Wedding Dresses Under £250
- Wedding Dresses Under £500
- Wedding Dresses Under £1,000
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1. Flutter Sleeve Wedding Dress – £95, ASOS
We can’t quite believe that this gorgeous lace wedding dress from ASOS costs less than £100! It looks so expensive and your guests will never know that your wedding dress was such a bargain. Team this elegant style with a pretty flower crown to really enhance the boho look.
2. Ruffled Side Slit Midi Dress – £95, & Other Stories
Calling all beach brides! This side slit midi dress from & Other Stories is the ideal gown for you. We love the on-trend square neck, the ruffled straps and how the fit of the gown is tailored yet relaxed.
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3. Satin Dress – £49.99, H&M
Whether you're getting married in a registry office or in your back garden, sometimes a casual wedding dress is just right. This frill-trimmed, tiered satin dress from H&M is the perfect pick for laidback nuptials and would look stunning with a simple wildflower bouquet.
4. Plunge Neckline Wedding Dress – £45, Boohoo
Priced at a modest £45, this plunging lace wedding dress from Boohoo is super stylish. The detailed fabric makes the dress feel much more expensive than it really is and you'll only need simple jewellery to complete this pretty bridal look.
5. Crop Top Lace Mini Wedding Dress – £95, ASOS
6. Lace Long Sleeve Midi Dress - £85, Chi Chi London
If you want a shorter dress, this lace Bardot dress is a total dream. The beautiful sweetheart neckline with sheer embroidered overlay makes it great for a civil ceremony where you want elegance and sophistication but also a slightly more informal look.
7. Cutwork Embroidery Dress - £59.99, Zara
This halter neck dress with cut out detailing from Zara makes for the perfect laidback beach wedding or elopement look. Plus, for that price, you could easily dye it afterwards and wear it as a summer dress. It would look so good in baby pink or pastel blue.
8. High Neck Frill Scuba Midi Dress - £80, Lavish Alice
If you're not feeling lace or beading, how about this midi dress featuring a feminine frill? In classic Lavish Alice body sculpting scuba fabric, this dress brings glamour in the most contemporary way. We can totally see it at a chic city wedding.
9. Vicarmela Maxi Dress - £74.99, Vila
Detailed lace contrasts beautifully with the simple shape of this dress from Vila online at Zalando. The Scandi brand nail the laidback chic bridal style so popular on Instagram while retaining a timeless feel that won't feel dated when you look back at your wedding photos in years to come.
10. Lace Shift Dress - £59, Joanna Hope
Joanna Hope offers effortlessly cool, size inclusive wedding dresses starting at a size 10 and going up to a 32. This lace, bell sleeved beauty would be perfect for a festival-themed wedding. Just pop on a flower crown, sprinkle on some face glitter and you're good to go!
11. Chiffon Frill Wrap Maxi Wedding Dress - £30, Boohoo
We love this sweet, simple and purse-friendly gown from Boohoo. The shoulder cut outs are fun and feminine while the silhouette is relaxed and elegant. We think it would look stunning barefoot at a beach wedding with tousled hair and minimal wedding makeup.
12. Bardot Tulle Dress - £75, Anaya With Love
Anaya With Love, sister brand of occasionwear label Maya, have a gorgeous collection of tulle maxi dresses which will look truly spectacular on your wedding day. The Bardot dress is a bargain at only £75 - your guests won't know you nabbed this beauty for under £100!
13. Maya Petite Bridal Maxi Tulle Dress - £85, ASOS
Are you a petite bride? This tulle wedding dress from the petite range at ASOS is a great option if you want a floor-sweeping design. The flattering pleats will draw the eye down, rather than across, creating the illusion of longer legs.
14. Ruched Halter Neck Maxi Wedding Dress – £120, ASOS
ASOS has your on-trend styles covered, and with luxe attention to detail this beautiful gown could not be more perfect for the most important day of your life.
The lightweight, woven fabric skims the body and falls effortlessly to the ground, while the halter neck and ruched front are two timeless features. This dress would be just as perfect at your beach wedding as it would be for your celebration at a stately home venue.
15. Elsie Dress – £120, Chi Chi London
A total snip at just £120, this all-over lace gown from Chi Chi London would easily look at home in a high-end bridal boutique. With a fit and flare silhouette and plunging neckline, the Elsie gown strikes the perfect balance between traditional and modern vibes.
16. Multiway Bridal Dress - £119, Coast
Can't quite decide on your dream dress? This wedding dress is a steal at £119 as it actually doubles up as two different styles! Wear it as a one shoulder Grecian number for your ceremony and re-tie the straps to make a deep plunge wedding dress for the evening reception.
17. Bella Bardot Maxi Dress - £110, Jarlo
Jarlo is a fantastic brand for figure-hugging dresses that flatter all shapes and sizes – you can choose to view their designs on different height and body type models so you can work out how it would look on you. We love the curve-enhancing Bardot dress with thigh split and fishtail train.
18. Cecily Halter Neck Maxi Dress - £105, Jarlo
Another stand out dress from Jarlo is the Cecily halter neck. Simple, elegant and chic from the front, as you turn around you'll reveal the beautiful back strap detail. Pair this wedding dress with the right accessories and you'll be sure to make a statement. We're thinking barely there heels and silver jewellery would work a treat!
19. Livi Dress – £140, Chi Chi London
We love this one-shoulder satin design from Chi Chi London. Shoulder and waist embellishments give this simple gown just the right amount of detail and draw the eye to your face and curves - ideal! We also love the sexy side split that's just perfect for showing off your bridal shoes.
20. Sophia Plunge Lace Wedding Dress – £135, ASOS
21. Carrington Chiffon Smocked Dress - £215, Kitri
Kitri create seriously stylish pieces that won't break the bank. How about incorporating 'something blue' into your outfit with the Carrington dress? Made from lightweight recycled chiffon to ensure ultimate comfort on your big day, it's also crafted from an exclusive in-house daisy print.
22. Lace Halter Neck Maxi Wedding Dress – £120, ASOS
Meghan Markle brought halter neck styles back when she rocked that Stella McCartney gown at her wedding reception and we're more than happy to follow her fashion lead. We love this lace take on the trend by ASOS, the lace skirt is long enough to look classic while leaving plenty of room for your dancing feet to move freely across the dance floor!
23. Coco Sequin Wedding Gown - £249, Little Mistress
Sequin bodice, a flowing skirt and a satin sash give this gown from Little Mistress a classic bridal feel that will look right at home anywhere from your local village church to a beach in the Caribbean. We adore the bow, it'll look gorgeous as you walk down the aisle and stand at the altar.
24. Gracey High Neck Maxi Dress - £165, Sistaglam
If you don't want to wear traditional white on your wedding day, why not opt for a soft pink? This subtle colour is flattering on all skin tones and will look so pretty and romantic. With stunning sequins and beading adorning this dress, keep jewellery to a minimum and let the gown take centre stage.
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25. Fatal Seamless Stretch-Jersey Dress – £130, Wolford
Yes, the Wolford that’s famous for its tights and lingerie has created a totally gorgeous, sensuously-soft maxi dress. There’s nowhere to hide, but if you love tight-fitting clothing, something as simple and striking as this column jersey dress lets your body do all the talking. Ideal as a destination wedding dress!
26. Satin Wedding Dress – £120, H&M
This H&M dress is truly elegant and looks hundreds of pounds more expensive than its price tag – under £150! The necklines are really interesting: a straight one at the front and a deep V at the back. We love the mix of modest with a flash of flesh from behind.
27. Tiered Tulle Wedding Dress - £225, Chi Chi London
With a flowing, tiered tulle skirt this dress is the height of romance and femininity. The deep plunge makes this a contemporary take on a fairy tale dress and is totally on trend. If you want to go extra on your big day, this would suit perfectly.
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28. Elecia Fringe Wedding Dress - £250, Phase Eight
This fringed wedding dress from Phase Eight is fun, unique and will make you want to head straight to the dance floor for a twirl. The square neckline and relaxed fit gives this dress an air of effortlessness and would look stunning paired with gold accessories.
29. Skye Dress - £275, Rixo
A dreamy Rixo wedding dress for under £500? Be still our beating hearts! We're loving the simple silhouette, shoulder bows and subtle embroidered detailing, plus at just £275 there's plenty of room left in the budget for some show-stopping heels to complete the look.
30. Lecce Dress – £435, Reformation
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31. Jeanne Dress – £499, Constellation Âme
British brand Constellation Âme really know a thing or two about creating simple, chic designs that look and feel expensive. Just because they look pricey though, it doesn't mean they are. The stunning wrap-over Jeanne dress is a bargain at just £499!
32. Liliana Dress – £395, Ghost
Boho meets vintage in this latest offering from Ghost’s Cloud Dancer collection. The Liliana dress features the most divine pussy-bow tie at the back and beautiful frill detailing around the shoulders. Cut in an effortlessly flattering silhouette, this gown will move with your body so you can dance all evening.
33. Poppy Embroidered Dress – £450, Phase Eight
There’s a modern look to this Phase Eight dress that works really well with the timeless all-over lace. The sleeves are flattering on every body type and those hems trimmed with contrast satin edging make this dress much more expensive than it is. Don’t miss the semi-sheer back and cute buttons!
34. Anastasia Jumpsuit – £399, Constellation Âme
Don't fancy wearing an actual wedding dress? We've got you covered with this satin, wide leg jumpsuit. We love the halter neck and gathered waist, and could totally see this at a city registry office wedding with a pair of killer heels.
35. Sander Dress – $390, BHLDN
BHLDN isn’t technically a UK high street store – it’s the US-based sister brand to Anthropologie. That does mean that you’ll have to get it delivered, but for these gorgeous dresses it’s worth it. The Sanders dress is a chic, body-skimming V-neck dress covered in beading that has a truly vintage vibe.
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38. Bellerose Dress – £295, Ghost
For under £300, there’s little on the high street that's as elegant and beautifully created for this price tag. We adore this contemporary and sleek off-the-shoulder dress, which draws the eye with the statement shoulder frill and then sculpts down the body.
37. Leaf Guipure Maxi Dress – £450, Self-Portrait
Modern brides will love this tiered, long-sleeve guipure lace dress from Self-Portrait. The graphic lace offers up a contemporary take on traditional bridal lace while the modest high neckline gives it a timeless appeal that will never date.
38. Fine Lace Panel Maxi Dress – £450, Self-Portrait
This fine lace dress really shows off the brand's ability to create thoroughly modern dresses with a traditional edge - a useful skill in the bridal fashion world! Eyelash lace trims and panelling make this gown worthy of the catwalk while the flowing pleated skirt and pretty neckline make it destined for the altar.
39. Rosa Frill Dress – £395, Ghost
Look at that neckline! With its statement cut-out ruffle detailing, the Rosa dress is crying out for a destination or summer wedding. It’s cool, contemporary and moves like a dream. You won’t regret wearing this on a sunny beach as you say “I do”.
40. Laurel Dress – £495, Ghost
Timelessly elegant, the Laurel dress ticks every box of the current Victoriana trend. The high neckline, puffed sleeves and elbow-deep buttoned cuffs are all the height of demure and dainty. But turn around and there’s a dramatic diamond cut-out that brings this bohemian empire dress right into the 21st century.
41. Kate Beaded Floral Bridal Dress - £499, Monsoon
Calling all boho brides! This wedding dress is about to make all of your laidback, flower-child wedding dreams comes true. We're obsessed with the beaded 3D flowers and would so be pairing this with a wild and wonderful bouquet.
42. Candice Dress - £650, Rixo
If you've been swooning after the feather trim trend as much as we have it doesn't get much better than this 60s-style silk shift dress. Make like the Rixo team and pop on a red lip for the ultimate vintage inspired look. None left in your size? Book in with their dedicated bridal specialist to enquire about a made to order dress.
43. Turin Dress – £350, Reformation
Sassy but still undeniably bridal, the Turin dress strikes the perfect balance. We love how the shorter length and daring neckline is totally offset by the classic lace fabric and demure frilled sleeves. It's ideal for brides who like to surprise with their sartorial decisions.
44. Olsen Dress – £999, Constellation Âme
Made with heavy-weight ivory silk and lined with crepe, this gown offers plenty of luxury for just shy of the £1000 mark. We love how you can choose anything from a deep V to full bust coverage when you purchase this made to order gown.
45. Cordette Dress - £975, Rixo
We couldn't resit adding this gorgeous satin back and silk crepe Rixo wedding dress to our round-up. The ruffled neckline and sleeves add interest to the sleek gown and you'll be hard pressed to find anyone who's had a dress quite like this.
46. Gwyneth Puff Sleeved Tulle Dress - £900, Molly Goddard
You've probably lusted after Molly Goddard's creations after watching Jodie Comer rock a pink dress from the designer in Killing Eve, and at just under £1000 you can get your hands on one too with this dress at Matches Fashion. In true Molly Goddard style it features gorgeous puff sleeves, pleated tulle and a gathered waist.
47. Shirley Ribbon Embellished Woven Gown - £550, Needle & Thread
Needle & Thread nail it when it comes to beading and sequins, and this Champagne wedding dress is no exception. We love the ruffled short sleeves and all over embellishments that will look stunning if you're planning to feature twinkling fairy lights in your wedding.
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Before you go shopping, make sure you read our essential list of 43 mistakes not to make when choosing your wedding dress, featuring advice from Second Chance Dresses’ Olivia Buckland and Say Yes To The Dress’ David Emmanuel.