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60 Affordable High Street Wedding Dresses That Look Anything But Budget

Want a cheap wedding dress that doesn't comprise on quality and looks? Try the high street, we promise you won't be disappointed! Here's our pick of the 60 best high street wedding dresses under £1,000

Cheap Wedding Dresses

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 60 affordable wedding dresses from the high street and online boutiques. 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 choices.

You’ll find shops like Selfridges and Matches Fashion also feature on this list. You might even be shocked to find that lots of designer dresses are well within your price range if you have a £750 budget to play with.

We'll split the dresses up by budget, so whether you've got £100 or £1,000, you'll find your dream high street wedding dress. Happy shopping!

The Best High Street Wedding Dresses Under £100

1. AX Paris Satin Slip Dress - £27, ASOS

Model wearing a satin slip dress with a cowl neckline

We can’t quite believe that this gorgeous satin 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 slip dress with simple accessories for a modern, minimalistic bridal look.

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2. Maya Bridal Maxi Tulle Dress - £85, ASOS

Model wearing a v-neck maxi tulle dress with tonal delicate sequins on the bodice

If you're after more a classic style, you can't beat the price of this ASOS gown. Featuring a delicate sequin bodice with a pretty V-neck, the dress flows into a beautiful tulle floor-length skirt that's sure to dazzle and delight.

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3. Voluminous Bandeau Midi Dress – £95, & Other Stories

White strapless, voluminous midi wedding dress for under £100

If you are looking for a romantic dress, this one is it. Found at & Other Stories, this garment has a lovely flowy skirt at a practical midi length. With its simple design, you can have fun with your accessories, letting you give it your own unique take!

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4. Little Mistress Bridal Maxi Dress with Flutter Sleeves – £100, Next

Model wearing white wrap maxi dress with tie waist and embellished angel sleeves, holding a pink and white bouquet

Calling all beach brides! This wrap maxi dress from Little Mistress is the ideal gown for you. We love the romantic angel sleeves and flattering wrap shape. 

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5. Little Mistress Bridal Sleeveless Square Neck Maxi Dress With Sheer Shoulder Tie - £85, Next

White maxi wedding dress with ribbon tie sleeves and square neck

With its chiffon skirt and large bow straps, this sleeveless gown from Next is a showstopper. Its understated elegance makes it look way more expensive than its £85 price tag.

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6. Maya Scoop Back Satin Bridal Dress With Train - £85, Next

Elegant dress with a high neck for under £100

You'll rarely find such a stunning dress with a train at this price point. This satin dress is clean and fresh from the front with a high neckline, but the back features a gorgeous scoop back which looks amazing with any up or down hairstyle.

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7. Silk-blend dress – £75, H&M

Silk-blend beige wedding dress with a simple and modern construction for under £100

Whether you're getting married in a registry office or in your back garden, sometimes a casual wedding dress is just right. This silk-blend contemporary dress from H&M is the perfect pick for laidback nuptials and would look stunning with a simple wildflower bouquet

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8. Plunge Neckline Wedding Dress – £36, Boohoo

Woman wearing a white lace V-neck plunge dress with white waist belt detail

Priced at a modest £36, 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.

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9. Joanna Hope Dip Hem Lace Dress - £62.30, Marisota

Wedding dress for less than £100 with lace and a V-neck

Chic and elegant, this corded lace dress looks infinitely more expensive than it is. We love this for warmer spring and summer days, thanks to the sleeveless silhouette and dipped hem. For brides who have sustainability on their mind, this is a dream dress to get dyed in the colour of choice afterwards and be able to wear time and again to remember your wedding day.

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10. Plus Occasion Embroidered Floral Midi Dress - £44, Boohoo

Women's plus-size, lace, midi length wedding dress in cream with long sleeves and sheer chest and shoulder detailing

There is something stunning and classic about this midi dress, all with a bohemian-chic twist. That lacy hemline is just so dreamy! And the best part about the shorter length is getting to show off a pair of eye-catching shoes.

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11. NA-KD Off Shoulder Recycled Dress - £54.99, Zalando

Simple white gown from Zalando

The off-the-shoulder straps of this elegant dress are so chic and romantic. With the loose and flowing skirt, it has an almost ancient-Grecian vibe that will be fun to dress up with accessories. 

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12. Pleated Cape Detail Maxi Dress - £32, Boohoo

Fluttery dress for wedding

Don't be fooled by the pink backdrop, this dress is a soft ivory colour and is absolutely beautiful. With boho and Grecian vibes, this pleated, caped dress is for brides who want to make a real entrance and it would look perfect with a flower crown and a wildflower bouquet.

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13. Wal G. Jaqueline Cut Out Maxi Dress - £44.99, Zalando

Model wearing white maxi dress with short sleeves, cutouts at neckline and slit in skirt.

Strategic cutouts contrast beautifully with the simple shape of this dress from Wal G. online at Zalando. It nails 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. 

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14. Sequin Knot Front Maxi Dress - £40, Boohoo

Woman wearing a wedding dress with open shoulders

We love this sexy, stylish and purse-friendly gown from Boohoo. The shoulder cutouts are feminine while the all-over sequins are seriously fun and would suit a bride who's after something a little different. This would work really well for a reception as it catches the lights on the dancefloor and also look stunning barefoot at a beach wedding with tousled hair and minimal wedding makeup

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15. Vila Bridal Cami Smock Dress - £61, ASOS

Tiered wedding dress with floral details

Boho brides need look no further. With delicate floral embroidery, a soft tiered skirt and a smock-style top, this dress looks and moves beautifully when you walk and is a dream on hot days. If you're having a floral-inspired wedding, this dress would fit perfectly.

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16. Little Mistress Bridal One Shoulder Maxi Dress - £52.50, ASOS

Model wearing a simple, chic one-shoulder maxi dress

Looking for a contemporary classic? This chiffon wedding dress from ASOS is a great option if you want a floor-sweeping design. The on-trend one-shoulder neckline is sure to captivate throughout your special celebration.

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17. Cut Out Lace Detail Midi Dress - £74, Coast

Lace gown with cutouts on the side

Two-piece wedding dresses are among the biggest trends for 2022, but if you're not ready to bear it all quite yet, why not try this cut-out lace wedding dress? It's sexy in a sophisticated way and has the most gorgeous fabric-covered buttons all down the back.

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18. Livi Dress – £77.50, Chi Chi London

Classic style wedding dress worn by woman wearing a headband

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. 

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19. Sophia Plunge Lace Wedding Dress – £74.55, ASOS

Woman wearing a lace scalloped sleeve wedding dress holding a white rose

If you're a fan of the traditional look but aren't keen on traditional bridal boutique prices, check out the Sophia gown from ASOS. Featuring a classic lace bodice with cap sleeves and a floaty A-line skirt, none of your guests will suspect it came from this high street favourite.

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20. Long Crinkle Texture Dress - £99, Arket

Model wearing a long crinkled dress in an off-white color

Arket creates seriously stylish pieces that won't break the bank. How about incorporating modern elegance into your outfit with the brand's long crinkled dress? It's even made from lightweight recycled fabrics to ensure ultimate comfort on your big day.

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21. Textured Tulle Bandeau Maxi Dress - £134, Coast

Woman holding flowers and wearing a classic wedding gown

Strapless wedding dresses will never go out of style and, for the price, this Coast gown is one of the best quality you can get. The voluminous skirt and textured fabric elevate this beyond your standard bandeau dress and you'll love the ballgown swish!

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22. Peplum Embroidered Bodycon Dress in White – £147, Chi Chi London

Short peplum bodycon gown in white with lace floral overlay details

With a sweetheart neckline and all-over embroidery and floral lace, this dress is simply stunning. We love how it combines classic and modern wedding dress elements, making it ideal for nearly-weds who aren't sure which style direction to go.

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23. Juliette Dress – £218, Reformation

Midi dress with relaxed, slit skirt and fitted bodice in white with adjustable straps for weddings

Reformation has your on-trend styles covered, and with luxe attention to detail, this beautiful dress could not be more perfect for the most important day of your life.

The relaxed skirt is balanced by the fitted bodice. It has an old-Hollywood glamour that makes it classic, with a slit up the skirt for more breathing room. This dress would be just as perfect at your beach wedding as it would be for your celebration at a stately home venue.

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24. Cowl Neck with Lace Insert Maxi Wedding Dress in White – £125, Chi Chi London

Cowl neck white dress with lace insert on the back for under £250

This understated dress is ideal for the modern bride, while the lace peeking up from the back gives it a classic touch. We love how the skirt gently falls to the ground and the satin finish is just so chic.

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25. Long Sleeve Maxi Dress With Trail - £159.20, Coast

Long sleeve gown with raised hemline

If you're looking for something different, how about this fitted bodice wedding dress with an on-trend square neckline? It's sophisticated and modern but with lots of details to love: there's a cut-out back, fabric-covered buttons that emphasise curves, and a flowing fishtail hem that will look incredible down the aisle.

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26. Bella Bardot Maxi Dress - £110, Jarlo

Sweet-heart neckline on a white wedding dress

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.

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27. Cecily Halter Neck Maxi Dress - £105, Jarlo

Dress with cutouts on the back

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!

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28. Aurelia Bodice Cami Gown - £235, Needle & Thread

Wedding dress with embroidery on the bodice and a flowy skirt

Adorned with shimmering sequins in different iridescent tones, the bodice on this dress is jaw-droppingly beautiful and gently flows down into a soft tulle full-length skirt. Add in the satin ribbon trim at the waistline and you've got a gorgeous combination of textures that brings this gown to life and really helps you make an entrance!

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29. Jenna Dress - £195, Chi Chi London

Dress with a satin finish and high neck

Structured gowns are made for a fairytale wedding, and we adore the full maxi skirt, scoop neck and sleeveless bodice on this gown. With a high shine finish all the way down to the beautiful train, it's a truly eye-catching look.

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30. Lace Halter Neck Maxi Wedding Dress – £127.50, ASOS

Woman wearing a white lace halter neck wedding dress

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!

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31. Embroidered Georgette Maxi Dress - £111.30, Coast

Vintage-style white gown with long sleeves and large floral embroidery

If you plan to host a fall or winter wedding, this dress may be just perfect. The long sleeves can help keep you warm and it has a high neckline. As for the style, the flowy fabric is simply gorgeous and with large floral embroidery across it, there is something whimsical about this gown that strikes the eye.

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32. Nikita Dress - £248, Reformation

Wedding dress with bows on straps and a sweet-heart neckline

Reformation dresses are staples for honeymoons and this cute, relaxed dress is ideal for a destination wedding in the sunshine. It has the most adorable bow straps and ruffled neckline, plus a comfortable trumpet skirt that will keep you cool and you can move around in. You can get it in straight size and plus size options.

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33. Kate Plunge Maxi Dress - £120, Pretty Lavish

Long dress with a long sleeve and V-neck

Hello, balloon sleeves! Made from lightweight stretch crepe, this dress is really flattering on curves. The details sell it even more: soft puff shoulders lead down to detailed buttoned cuffs add that touch of elegance and that plunging neckline is enviably sexy.

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34. 3D Lace Halter Dress – £132.30, Coast

Ivory wedding dress with halter top and 3D lace detailing

We just can't stop staring at the lace detailing of this dress. Covering the entire surface of this halter dress, the floral motifs are both classic and charming. We think the gown would be especially well suited for a garden wedding or any nuptial celebration held outside.

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35. Tiered Tulle Wedding Dress - £171.50, Chi Chi London

Woman wearing a tiered tulle white wedding dress holding a bouquet of flowers

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 you perfectly.

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36. Victoriana Wedding Jumpsuit - £199, Phase Eight

Modern wedding jumpsuit with detachable belt

Yes, we know this is a wedding dress edit, but jumpsuits are so trendy that we couldn't help but let one slip in. And just look at those frill sleeves and clean, contemporary lines. And just when we thought we couldn't fall any more in love, it has a removable, glittery belt.

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37. Hanah Dress - £155, Chi Chi London

Figure hugging wedding dress with a halter neckline

Once again Chi Chi London has knocked it out of the park. This dress comes in at just over £150 but features an intricately beaded waist and neckline and a gorgeous, lined fishtail skirt. The bodice is defined by delicate sheer panels and a deep V on the back which makes bums look AMAZING.

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38. V-neck Tiered Tulle Dress - £223.20, Coast

Wedding dress with a black bow around the waistline

Coast did it - they created the dream wedding dress! How romantic is the tiered, tulle skirt, which is nipped in by the contrasting black waist tie? You'll feel like a princess wearing this.

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39. Tyler Dress - £170, Chi Chi London

Wedding dress with halter neckline and scalloped details

Embrace an Art Deco, Great Gatsby vibe in this embellished dress. It comes in a soft ivory colour which looks beautiful on tanned skin and the scalloped sequins create an optical illusion that will flatter your silhouette. Top it off with that halter neckline and you've got a winner.

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The Best High Street Wedding Dresses Under £500

40. Aurelia Long Sleeve Gown - £475, Needle & Thread

Long sleeve wedding dress for under £500 featuring glittery details

A dreamy Needle & Thread wedding dress for under £500? Be still our beating hearts! We're loving the all-over glitter that is sure to dazzle as you walk down the aisle and later dance the night away. The ballerina-length gown also gives you enough room to show off an equally stunning pair of shoes! 

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41. Tory Dress – £495, Reformation

White wedding dress for under £500 that has puff sleeves and cutouts

This simple gown from Reformation is perfect for brides who want a more affordable wedding dress without compromising on style. The elegant silhouette with puff sleeves and cutouts has an understated style that lends itself perfectly to bolder accessories.

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42. Genevieve Ruffle Gown - £450, Needle & Thread

Wedding dress with ruffles and tulle

Inspired by 1930s Hollywood glamour, this statement gown is crafted with multiple layers of ruffled, frothy tulle sculpted for dramatic effect. It has a wonderful diamond tulle design and a delicate dotted pattern that work so well with the Champagne colour.

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43. Laurie Lace and Tulle Bardot Bridal Dress - £359, Monsoon

Wedding dress with intricate lace and a off the shoulder design

This Bardot gown is the definition of glamour. The airy, layered tulle and floral lace create an angelic, regal feel. The waist is trimmed with shimmering faux pearls, adding a delicately pretty finishing touch.

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44. Delphine Dress – £395, Ghost

Unique details along the back and sleeves of a wedding dress

Boho meets vintage in this latest offering from Ghost’s Cloud Dancer collection. The Delphine dress features the most divine frill detailing around the shoulders and bodice. Cut in an effortlessly flattering silhouette, this gown will move with your body so you can dance all evening.

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45. Poppy Embroidered Dress – £450, Phase Eight

Woman wearing a t-shirt style lace white wedding dress

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!

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46. Sophie Beaded Floral Dress - £499, Monsoon

Wedding dress with intricate beading

For under £500, this Monsoon dress is crafted with the most amazing embroidery and beading. The intricate floral design continues all over this slim-cut dress and right down the long train (a fabulous touch!). You'll want to keep this as an heirloom for future generations.

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47. Phase Eight Saffron Embroidered Bridal Dress – £450, John Lewis & Partners

Lace gown with sheer long sleeves and floral motifs

Between the sheer sleeves of this dress and the all-over floral lace, this dress is easy to fall in love with. There is something both romantic and classic about it and thanks to the small train you may find yourself making extra twirls on the special day.

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48. Sanders Dress – £288.24, BHLDN

Girl wearing a nude beaded wedding dress

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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49. Naomi Embellished Cape Dress - £499, Monsoon

Dress with a cape for weddings

With a shimmering, maxi-length cape, you'll mesmerise your guests in this Naomi dress. It's contemporary and cool with a hefty dose of fun. Just wait until you're swirling around the dancefloor in it! The sequins are gold, FYI, which gives it a really warm energy too.

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50. Ghost Liliana Wedding Dress – £395, John Lewis & Partners

Simple wedding dress with ruffled sleeve details and v-neck

For under £500, there’s little on the high street that's as elegant and beautifully created for this price tag. We adore this contemporary and sleek dress, which draws the eye with the statement shoulder frills and then sculpts down the body. It also has a pretty bow fastening on the open back.

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51. Leaf Diamante Trim Maxi Dress – £430, Self-Portrait

Vintage-style white wedding dress with lace and button details and three-quarter length sleeves

This dress is ideal for the bold nearly wed searching for a gown that brings back glamourous past styles. The lace and buttons of this fashionable gown help make it even more eye-catching.

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52. Chesca Godet Tulle Wedding Dress – £375, John Lewis & Partners

Wedding dress in a mermaid cut with lace details and cap sleeves

Look at that neckline! We love the sheer fabric combined with the lace details all elegantly sweeping into cap sleeves. There is something stunning and graceful about this timeless gown.

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53. Kate Beaded Floral Bridal Dress - £499, Monsoon

Girl wearing a beaded white wedding dress

Calling all boho brides! This wedding dress is about to make all of your laidback, flower-child wedding dreams come true. We're obsessed with the beaded 3D flowers and would so be pairing this with a wild and wonderful bouquet. 

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54. Ronan Dress – £295, Chi Chi London

Classic lace white wedding gown with cap sleeves and v-neck

Lace is a traditional element of a wedding gown and this dress doesn't shy away from the classic detail. We love how it embellishes the garment from top to bottom!

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55. Jeanne Dress – £599, Constellation Âme

Girl in a white wedding dress with leg split surrounded by vases of flowers

British brand Constellation Âme really knows 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 £599!

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56. Whistles Rose Wedding Dress - £599, John Lewis & Partners

Off-the-shoulder lace wedding dress with A-line silhouette

This dress has a number of timeless elements, such as the lace, as well as more trendy details, like the Bardot neckline. To shake things up though, the front-raised hem gives the gown its own unique style, while still remaining classic. We are here for it!

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57. Lunette Blossom Ankle Gown - £525, Needle & Thread

Wedding dress for under £1000

Inspired by traditional Wedgewood ceramics, this gown boasts a beautiful pale blue hue that sets it apart. It has a romantic, vintage aesthetic with floral embroidery motifs, shimmering sequins and delicately gathered tulle scallop borders with contrasting ivory detail. It'll take you beautifully from day to night.

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58. Grace White Silk Dress - £849, Constellation Âme

White silk dress with straps and cross-over bodice

Empire waist, check. Elegant slit down the skirt, check. Is sure to look amazing on your wedding day, check and check! We love this stunning silk gown. It has a classic style that is ideal for creating a sophisticated wedding-day look.

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59. Vivienne Westwood Ginnie Draped Satin Dress - £930, Matches Fashion

Vivienne Westwood off-the-shoulder white wedding dress in satin for less than £1000

Channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw and wear Vivienne Westwood on your big day! There is something both classic and unusual about this dress, making it visually striking without going overboard. The artful draping of the satin fabric makes it glamourous too, invoking movie-star icon style.

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60. Pearl Rose Cami Gown - £650, Needle & Thread

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Needle & Thread nail it when it comes to beading and sequins, and this pink tulle wedding dress is no exception. We love the detachable satin bow at the back and the all-over embellishments that will look stunning if you're planning to feature twinkling fairy lights at 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.