Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

7 Wedding Dress Alternatives ...

If youโ€™re planning a beach or garden wedding, chances are, you donโ€™t want to wear a formal, traditional wedding gown โ€” youโ€™ll want something much more fun, flirty, and casual! There are so many options, from tea-length gowns to garden-party frocksโ€ฆ and Iโ€™ve gathered a sweet selection here for your convenience. Here are several wedding dress alternatives, all less than $200 each!

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

1. Swan Cloud Dress

Price: $199.99 at modcloth.com
Choose from the softest blush pink or the lushest light blue, either way, this dress is a confection of fluffy sweetness, a pastel-hued dream come true! Itโ€™s made of tiers and tiers of light-weight frilly chiffon, pink or blue on top, cream in between, and dove grey at the hem. What a romantic alternative to a wedding dress! Pair with a pearly choker and vintage silver peep-toes to complete your wedding day ensemble.

2. A Time for Toasts Dress

Price: $139.99 at modcloth.com
Whether youโ€™re dashing off to the courthouse for a quick ceremony, or youโ€™re walking along a tropical beach hand-in-hand with your husband-to-be, this dress is an ideal alternative to a traditional wedding gown. Itโ€™s short, so it wonโ€™t drag in the sand, but the layers of tiny pleats and pin-tucks make it dressy enough that itโ€™s still suitable for the most important day of your life. So pretty!

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

3. Bunch of Fun Dress

Price: $57.99 at modcloth.com
If you long to look like a classic Greek goddess on your wedding day, try this draped pale pink confection rather than a typical white wedding gown. The pale pink is ultra-flattering for every complexion, and the pleated skirt and semi-sheer bodice are gorgeous and sexy, but still formal enough for your wedding.

4. Latte Heart Dress

Price: $57.99 at modcloth.com
You met your husband-to-be at your favorite coffee shop, so why not celebrate that momentous occasion on your special day by wearing this latte-hued frock to exchange your vows? Itโ€™s darling and romantic, with a flattering ruched bodice and layers of sheer, frilly rufflesโ€ฆ note the whipped-cream detail at the waistโ€ฆ so pretty!

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

5. Gild-ty Pleasure Dress

Price: $89.99 at modcloth.com
Thereโ€™s something so stately about this dress, with its grey and gold brocade fabric and elegant one-shoulder styling. Pair with gold pumps and an armload of matching bracelets, and wear your hair in a loose up-do for your own wedding day glam.

6. Lace Adulation Dress

Price: $94.99 at modcloth.com
Your grandmother may warn you that wearing black on your wedding day is a fashion faux pas, but sheโ€™s just being overly cautious, for this black and white lace-trimmed dress is perfect for your special day! Pair with glossy black sandals and deep red lips for a stunning, chic wedding day look.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

7. One with Nature Dress

Price: $104.99 at modcloth.com
While you definitely donโ€™t want to wear a traditional wedding dress, you still want to look like a bride, so this is the dress for you! Itโ€™s long and lean, like most maxi dresses, with adjustable straps and a lace layer over the cotton under-dress, stunning and romantic at the same time. Pair with wedge sandals and a sunhat for a look heโ€™ll never forget.

With so many gorgeous wedding dress alternatives to choose from, youโ€™re going to want to wear more than one! How about the Lace Adulation dress for the ceremony, then the Bunch of Fun for the reception? Which of these alternatives to a wedding dress do you like best, and why? Please share!

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below