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10 Designer-Inspired Wedding Gowns All Under $1,000

You’ve set the entire schedule for DIY-ing your wedding day decor, and you’ve sourced more ceremony essentials that are old and borrowed than new and blue. But there’s one crucial piece of nuptials planning that’s got you — the thrifty bride-to-be — on needles and pins, and that’s the cost of your dress. When it seems like the entire Pinnaverse has got you thinking there’s no way to get around using a large chunk of your bridal budget for a gorg gown (and there are SO many of them!), we’re here to show that you can stick to your spending plan and still stun in something just as spectacular as a designer dress… but for way, way less. These 10 runway-inspired wedding dresses all retail for less than $1,000 — and even a handful under $600 — get ready to oooh and ahhh over these budget-friendly finds!

1. Off the Shoulder: Get the off-the-shoulder goddess look straight off the Amsale runway with this silk georgette gown from Ann Taylor ($550). Even without the lace overlay — nothin’ a veil couldn’t fix — this pleated dress is all kind of romantic.

2. All-Over Beading: The intricate beading on this Naeem Kim gown is jaw dropping, and the handiwork on its David’s Bridal Luxe lookalike ($849) is equally as enchanting.

3. Tiered Skirt: Marchesagets what girly girls want — delicate details and endless frills, especially on their wedding day. This Oleg Cassini gown ($649) ticks off all of those boxes too with its tiers of pleated tulle.

4. Full Tulle Skirt: There’s no more perfect occasion to float in a full skirt than at your own I Dos, and Junko Yoshioka’s take on the tulle ball gown is SO dreamy. But we’re just as taken with J.Crew’s quirky Ribbon and Tulle Ball Gown Skirt ($595), especially when paired with a simple silky Eyelash Cami ($248).

5. Stculptural + Modern: Modern brides-to-be, be warned: One look at this chic Monique Lhuillier wedding dress and you’ll be set to swear off all other options (OMG that train!). But you can stick to your budget conscious guns and still look slick in this sheer-panel maxi ($124) from ASOS.

6. Contemporary Lace: This Houghton hi-low hem gown ain’t your grandmother’s lace dress. And even though its lookalike — BHLDN’s gorg Aberdeen gown ($700) — is vintage-inspired in its design, there’s no doubt that it’s a lace dress made for a contemporary celebration.

7. Pink Gown: Vera Wang can basically do whatever she wants with bridal wear (like exclusively send bright pink ball gowns down the runway) and we’ll bow down. But what works on the catwalk doesn’t always work down the aisle, and Vera gets that. So she saved you the trouble of stalking a less saturated version ($749) of her to-die-for dress with this restyle straight from her fashion house and the verdict’s in: We’re in love.

8. Boho Bride:Temperley has got us dreaming of a boho wedding, and so does Free People with it’s breezy Mystic gown ($650). Skip the bouquet and style this long-sleeved number out with a floral crown — why not start a new tradition?

9. Short and Sweet: Go on, gush over Carolina Herrera’s spot-on tea-length dress. It’s got stunning floral embellishments, a chic illusion neckline and pockets! This wedding dress has pockets! While our lookalike may be lacking in the skirt storage department, this peppy David’s Bridal dress ($382) has us hooked on its so-flattering silhouette.

10. Simple + Strapless: The simplicity of this strapless Nicole Miller gown really is something to Pin about. So is this cinched-waist sheath gown ($549) from Galina. Without the added embellishments, you can definitely guarantee all eyes will focus on your Big Day bling.

Are you sold on these designer lookalikes — with some well under 1K, WE sure are! Where do you go to scout wedding dresses on a budget? Tell us about your fave finds in the comments below.

(Photos Harper’s Bazaar + The Cut)

Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)