With spring in full swing, we bring you our favourite affordable wedding dresses perfect for the warmer months ahead. Whether you’re in the market for a sweet summery number, a floaty, whimsical gown or a striking statement piece, we’ve got you covered. Featuring local and international designers, all gowns are listed in Australian dollars and (of course) all are under $1,000.
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Rhythm & Cruise Dress by Trelise Cooper
A sweetly sassy number by New Zealand designer Trelise Cooper, this short wedding dress has ‘summer garden party’ written all over it. The beautifully tailored waistline is enhanced by the full-skirt, as each tier adds more volume. Simple capped sleeves and a thin belt complete the look.
Price $799 (AUD) / Buy Trelise Cooper
Olympia Lace Dress by Free People
This boho beauty by Free People features cascading lace over a soft slub knit, creating a goddess-worthy look perfect for a relaxed beach wedding. Reduced to just $140, it’s sure to be a winner with the most budget-savvy bride. Adorn with gold cuffs and a feather headpiece for free spirited style.
Price $140 (AUD) / Buy Bloomingdales
Arabelle Gown by J Crew
Made from lightweight silk chiffon, this dreamy silhouette by J Crew is perfect for beach nuptials and big-city fêtes alike. It has a sweetheart neckline with a Grecian-inspired draped bodice, pretty ruching along the sides and a delicately pleated waist.
Price $875 (AUD) / Buy J Crew
Walk me down the Aisle Mini Gown by Carla Zampatti
This white-hot mini by Carla Zampatti is a perfect option for the modern bride. Striking stripes, high-low hemline and cutout waist detail make this one seriously bold little number. Pair with elegant ankle boots and a chic updo for a contemporary urban wedding.
Price $899 (AUD) / Buy Carla Zampatti
Boheme Gown by The Flower Bride
Whimsical bridal designer, The Flower Bride delivers once again with this feminine silhouette. The Boheme has a contouring lace fit with sweet neckline details and pretty silk tiers. Perfect for the boho bride.
Price $530 (AUD) / Buy The Flower Bride