3 Ways You Can Save Money on Your Dream Wedding Dress
Shopping for your wedding dress can be an exhilarating experience.

Shopping for your wedding dress can be an exhilarating experience. It is a magnificent opportunity to wear something that resonates with your unique style and class – whether picking a simple yet elegant slip dress or a gorgeous corset-style ball gown at the same time, contemplating how to save money on your bridal dress.

The average cost of a wedding dress is around $2700. The price of designer bridal dresses can often leave you feeling dazzled, especially if you have a limited budget. The good news is that you have workarounds to get your dream dress at a reduced price. Here's how:

1. Early Bird Catches the Worm

While it may seem that you have plenty of time to buy your bridal gown, it is better to start shopping early. You cannot expect to find your dream dress in one outing. It is best to give yourself enough time to consider the many options. Start your wedding dress shopping early to avoid any rush and any associated fees you might need to pay if you purchased your wedding dress at the last minute.

Additionally, many bridal boutiques in Australia also provide incentives for early bookings or have trunk sales throughout the year. Starting early helps you keep a tab on these special offers so you can grab one of these discounts when shopping for your wedding gown.

2. Get Off-the-Rack Styles or Sample Wedding Gowns

If you are looking for an elegant gown at an affordable price, off-the-rack styles and sample wedding dresses are two great money-saving options you can consider. With a sample dress, you are buying a gorgeous designer pieceused for try-on in the stores. Often with minor alterations, you are all set to adorn that dress you have dreamt of but without having to stretch your budget.

Many bridal boutiques also have ready-to-wear collections that you can get at a potentially lower price than custom-made dresses.

3. Go For an Understated Wedding Look

The latest wedding dress trend is "less is more". Brides-to-be looking for affordable bridal dresses are opting for a more simplistic style on their big day. Unfortunately, many things, like the type of fabric, the silhouette, and the embellishments, add significant amounts to the price of a dress. The more detailing you need, the more expensive your wedding dress will be.

However, if you are on a budget, you can still have an ornately designed bridal gown. Just keep it minimal and use variations to achieve your bridal vision. 

Wrapping Up


Let’s face it – every bride-to-be wants her looks to be admired on her wedding day – and it doesn't matter whether or not you are on a budget. However, if you have time and follow some budget-friendly tricks, you can have your dream wedding dress without breaking the bank.