Wedding season back on, and if you’re on a budget, then may I interest you in one of the best high street wedding dresses? Whilst you might be saving on £££, you certainly won’t be scrimping on style.
This season, there is a style to suit every bride, from retro mini dresses to tailored maxi gowns, romantic lace frocks to shimmering numbers and everything in between.
Brands such as Self-Portrait, RIXO and Whistles all offer gorgeous bridal collections for price-conscious brides-to-be unwilling to compromise on style. Whilst Net-A-Porter is known for its designer offering, it also has a great bridal section from contemporary brands, with styles starting at just £240 – and it’s a great destination for alternative wedding dresses.
Traditional high street wedding dresses
For the traditional brides, the likes of Whistles and Monsoon are great for lace fishtail gowns or tailored maxi dresses. Meanwhile, boho brides will love ASOS and Rixo for 60s and 70s-inspired styles.
Alternative high street wedding dresses
For something altogether more contemporary then some of our favourite high street stores are serving up tasteful separates which you can mix and match to create your own outfit. Think suiting, off-the-shoulder tops and minimalist silk slips.
High street wedding dresses for every shape
As well as all of these, we’ve found dresses to suit all shapes and heights – from bias-cut silk dresses to full-skirted traditional styles. Not keen on your arms? There are some great long-sleeved wedding gowns that will solve your bridal dilemmas. Want your waist to stand out? Try a cinched style with an embellished belt. Petite figures will suit all the lovely ruffle dresses that are so in at the moment too.
Keep scrolling to pick your dream dress from the best high street wedding dresses available now…
This classic lace fishtail gown features a wow-worthy cut-out back for maximum impact when walking down the aisle.
This sequin halter gown is a little bit Meghan Markle and a little bit Bianca Jagger. Perfect for a laid-back ceremony or evening do.
Aje’s white Casabianca dress is sculpted from cotton poplin with puffed sleeves, echoing the label’s elegant play on proportions. It features a waist-defining pleated panel and a large bow that secures across the back.
Totême’s ivory midi dress has a scoop neck and cap sleeves that ground the flattering bias-cut satin construction.
Beautifully bohemian, the Liliana dress from Ghost features pretty frill detailing around the shoulders and a pussy-bow neck fastening to the back.
Adding to its vintage appeal is the cut-out back and line of fabric-covered buttons, while the v-shaped neckline with underbust seams promises a flattering silhouette.
This elegant dress is a sleek choice for modern brides. The design features beautifully detailed, sheer, dobby sleeves, a flattering, fluid fit, and an intricate cut-out detail on lower back.
This bridal style is cut from white crepe that's fully lined for coverage and has airy crepon sleeves that subtly shimmer with silver threads.
An understated style, this 1950s inspired bridal gown boasts a clean finish with a smart Bardot neckline. Its silhouette is built with a cinched waist and flared skirt with deep pleats, adding crisp details to your wedding look.
Self-Portrait's lace midi dress packs a serious fashion punch thanks to all its luxe detailing: rhinestone collar, scalloped trims, grosgrain ribbon at the waist and more.
Soft silhouettes are a bridal favourite of ours at Monsoon. Gillian promotes a wrap-style bodice, sheer flutter sleeves and a softly-flared maxi skirt, overlaid throughout with finely spotted mesh and beaded embellishments.
The Consenza effortlessly combines a modern, fun shape with intricate, eye-catching embellishment. The short cocktail dress is crafted from a faux silk organza, giving the dress a fitted, lightly fit and flare shape. A crochet overlay bodice is created using a mixture of materials including sequins, sparkling beads and delicate opaque teardrop beads giving the dress a dazzling finish.
Sleeper's 'Boheme' slip dress is inspired by the Golden Age of Hollywood. Made locally in Kyiv, it's cut from smooth ECOVERO™-satin that's approved to STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® and has soft feather trims at the neckline. Modern brides will love to get ready in it on their big day.