Find a jaw-dropping dress that plays up your shape—and won't break your budget.

Just because you're a bride on a budget, doesn't mean you need to sacrifice style. It's totally possible to find a wedding dress you love without breaking the bank. In an effort to bring you the most gorgeous affordable wedding gowns, we scoured the 2014 bridal runway collections and our favorite online retailers to bring you 29 looks that don't cost a dollar more than $1,500. From a V-neck sheath by Badgley Mischka to a full-skirted gown with an asymmetrical hem by Maggie Sottero, these dresses are guaranteed to both wow the crowd and preserve the contents of your wallet. Bonus: We even dug up a few looks that speak to the latest wedding dress trends—we're talking ankle-length gowns, sleek and modern details, and sexy backs. Read on for more fashionable, but more importantly affordable, wedding dress styles. Happy shopping!

From left to right: Style MS251035, tulle wedding dress with lace appliqués, $1,000, Melissa Sweet available at David's Bridal; Style 213247, "Hillary" organza and lace wedding dress, $1,235, David Tutera for Mon Cheri; Style VW351185, garza with draped corset and crystal corsage wedding dress, $828, White by Vera Wang available at David's Bridal

Photo: Jason Frank Rothenberg

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