It’s natural to want your wedding day to be perfect. But with the average wedding now costing more than £24,000, it would seem that many people are going over budget to achieve their dream day.
According to new research, 24 per cent of weddings end up as more expensive than first planned. To make sure you don’t spend over budget, it’s important to look at where you could make cutbacks – one area could be the bridesmaid dresses.
Not convinced? Check out these budget-friendly bridesmaid dresses all under £50.*
The colour you choose for your bridesmaid dresses will usually depend on the colour scheme of your wedding. If you’ve opted for pastel tones, then this lavender midi dress from ASOS could be a good option.
The soft purple tone is low-key and versatile and the dress would look stylish on a range of different body types. At just £38, it’s great value!
For something a little more vibrant, why not try this pleated maxi dress from F&F at Tesco? Its halterneck design and pleated finish gives it a look of effortless glamour, and it will keep your bridesmaids cool if the weather heats up.
At just £45, this dress is a steal.
Looking for a dress that’s appropriate for your best girlfriends as well as a teen sister? Then a midi dress like this from ASOS could do the trick. A dress like this is both sweet yet sophisticated, and doesn’t show too much skin – perfect for all ages!
At just £40, this chiffon dress in cashmere blue will help you stay on budget.
One dress fits all!
Finding a dress to suit a number of different shapes and sizes can be tricky – sometimes, one style just isn’t going to cut it. In this case, a multiway dress like this one from F&F at Tesco can be a good option.
This maxi dress can be worn in a number of different styles including bandeau, kimono sleeves or a halterneck. Your bridesmaids are sure to be happy that they get to pick a style they prefer, and you’ll only have to fork out £50 per dress.
Make a statement with these pastel yellow bridesmaid dresses from ASOS. With a halterneck design, side split to the thigh and bold yellow tone, your bridesmaids are certainly going to stand out on the day. This dress is affordable at only £45.
All you need is some guaranteed sunshine and you’ll be all set for a sizzling summer wedding.
Pretty in pink
There’s nothing more feminine than blush pink, so make sure your bridesmaids look pretty and polished in this pleated maxi dress from H&M. With an adjustable shoulder strap and delicate detail on the bodice, this dress looks much more expensive than its £49.99 price tag.
Want to know how to plan a wedding for less than £450? Check out our blog for the details.
*Prices correct at time of writing – 31/05/16