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!
J. Crew Lace Camisole and Ball Gown Skirt
We love the ribbon details on the ball gown skirt. Bonus: You can wear the lace cami again and again.
SHOP NOW: J.Crew, Lace camisole, $248; Ball gown skirt, $595
Truly Zac Posen Duchesse Satin Wedding Dress with Pearls
With a built-in corset and va-va-voom silhouette, Zac Posen brings his trademark shapes and structure to this fishtail gown.
SHOP NOW: David's Bridal, $850
Aria Silk Organza A-Line Wedding Dress with Halter Neckline
Organza petals add rich, romantic texture to this A-line halter.
SHOP NOW: Aria, $1,120
Jenny Yoo Silk Crinkle Chiffon Wedding Dress
Roll this breezy strapless up in your suitcase for a destination wedding. The fabric will not wrinkle!
SHOP NOW: Jenny Yoo, $1,395
White by Vera Wang Tulle Wedding Dress with Satin Sash and Horsehair Trim
With endless layers of tulle, this dress looks as luxe in person as it does here.
SHOP NOW: White by Vera Wang, $1,148
Nicole Miller Lace Wedding Dress
Delicate lace, slim straps, and a killer drape make this gown a standout.
SHOP NOW: Nicole Miller, $1,400
Maggie Sottero Alencon Lace Wedding Dress
A nipped waist and diagonal draping do wonders for a straight-up-and-down figure.
SHOP NOW: Maggie Sottero, $1,149
Blue by Enzoani Tulle Wedding Dress
With illusion straps, beading, and embroidery, this girly A-line dress only looks expensive.
SHOP NOW: Blue by Enzoani, $1,375
Wtoo Mikado Fit-and-Flare Wedding Dress
Look long and lean (and oh-so-chic) in a clean column with an on-trend asymmetrical bodice.
SHOP NOW: Wtoo, $1,200
Alfred Angelo Taffeta Wedding Dress with a Beaded Belt
Generous folds and unembellished matte taffeta give this ball gown a couture feel.
SHOP NOW: Alfred Angelo, $1,099
David Tutera for Mon Cheri
Destination wedding? This mermaid is packable, fuss free, and gorgeous on almost any body.
SHOP NOW: David Tutera for Mon Cheri, $1,460
Ailanto Novecento Wedding Dress
Bohemian brides will adore this light and airy silk gown with a flattering V-neck and slinky straps.
SHOP NOW: BHLDN, $1,400
Theia Strapless Rosette Silk Organza Mermaid Wedding Dress
Rosettes add the perfect dash of romance and whimsy to an otherwise sleek silhouette.
SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $1,495
Ann Taylor Duchesse-Satin Fit-and-Flare Peplum Wedding Dress
The peplum trend goes asymmetrical with this curve-creating gown, great for a bride with a boyish figure.
SHOP NOW: Ann Taylor, $650
Teri Jon Swiss Dot Tulle Wedding Dress
Among the dainty dots, ribbon bow-tie, and warm champagne hue, this A-line gown is a sweet choice for a fall affair.
SHOP NOW: Saks Fifth Avenue, $1,060