Affordable Wedding Dresses- Wedding Dresses under $500

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How to not break the bank when shopping for a wedding dress:

I believe everyone who gets married deserves to have a beautiful wedding day - even people that have a tight budget. Newsflash- wedding dresses are flipping expensive and I honestly had no idea that a majority of dresses were $5000 before I became a wedding photographer. I’m sure one of the things you are most excited for is shopping for the dress you are going to be wearing on your big day. But why spend an arm and a leg on a dress you are most likely going to wear ONCE, because after your wedding day your dress is most likely going to be boxed up or hung up in your closet. Everyone deserves to have their dream dress, but it doesn’t have to break the bank! I created this blog post jam packed with some awesome options for brides that are shopping for a dream dress under $500.

Best places to look for affordable wedding dresses:

Online shopping is your best friend. You can pretty much find a “wedding dress” on any website, I just listed my favorites down below!! I use this hack ALL the time when looking for affordable wedding dresses for styled sessions.

  1. The only thing you have to do is go to their dress selection

  2. Choose the color to be white or cream

  3. Then choose the length to be maxi

BAM! A ton of awesome and affordable wedding dresses.


  1. Make sure you figure out what style you LOVE. Just because you have a smaller budget does not mean you have to miss out on trying on wedding dresses a dress shop. I would suggest going in to a wedding dress shop and figure out what style & shape best fits you and then you can go shopping online when you get home. There are endless options on the internet for a fraction of the price.

  2. Order it within enough time of the wedding. Since you are planning on buying your wedding dress online, you want to make sure it fits perfectly so it does not cause stress later. I have ordered off of ASOS and LULUS several times and both of their sizing is 100% accurate and you can’t beat the quality for the price!




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You can do it!! I know that you are going to be able to find your dream dress online & if you need any help, just let me know! Do you know of any other dream dresses that are under $500 and want to tell brides about?? Leave it in the comments down below!

Kali m photos is an Arizona wedding and elopement photographer based in phoenix, Arizona. serving the local area of phoenix and the surrounding areas. specializes in capturing love stories for adventurous couples and producing natural, raw, timeless moments.