July’s Top 5 Wedding Dresses Under $1000

Words by Tom
July 24, 2014

So we might all be freezing half to death, but July at least has one saving grace; it’s sale time! This month we’ve chosen some gowns that were previously a little out of the $1,000 budget, but are now reduced to well within our range. For those of you who prefer the made-to-measure process, we also have a couple of handmade Etsy beauties. Enjoy!




The silver lining of Collette Dinnigan’s impending closure is the opportunity to for budget-savvy brides to get their dream dress at a fraction of its original price. We couldn’t go past this silk tiered wedding dress, with its intricate lace bodice and off the shoulder tulle sleeves. The best part? It comes with a 30% discount!

Price $1,145 $802 (AUD) / Buy Collette Dinnigan




This structured strapless dress with floor-length mesh skirt is definitely one for the modern bride. Its hand crafted interwoven neck piece and belt make one hell of a statement, and we’d expect no less from our beloved Aussie designers Sass & Bide.

Price $1,400 $750 (AUD) / Buy Sass & Bide




Beautifully detailed with paillettes and pearls, the fitted bodice of this Rachel Gilbert gown cascades into a layer of silk chiffon, which sways gracefully with every step. Drastically reduced, this one just squeezes into $1,000 limit!

Price $1,800 $1,000 (AUD) / Buy BHLDN




With boldly contrasting tones and fabrics, this bohemian gown by Ouma is definitely one for the daring bride. Its black leather bodice features a criss-cross back and industrial gold zipper, while the floor length skirt is made with layers of soft silk gauze and a raw silk lining. Add a metallic headdress, gold cuffs and a wildflower bouquet for a boho wedding look.

Price $783 (AUD) / Buy Ouma




Inspired by cherry blossoms this delicate gown by New Zealand label, The Flower Bride, is the perfect touch of whimsy for a springtime wedding. Made from silk georgette with lace flower embellishments, it finishes above the ankle, making it just right for a garden or beach wedding.

Price $706 (AUD) / Buy The Flower Bride


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