Wedding Dresses for the Frugal Fashionista: All Under $1,000

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By Maria Denardo May 18, 2009
Go traditional with this sophisticated gown that won't break your budget; no one will guess that it cost you less than $200!Nordstrom.com, $198.
A white shift leaves you with so many possibilities. Class it up with a statement necklace and pumps or channel your inner southern belle with a Kentucky Derby style hat. eDressMe.com, $275.
If you like the wind in your hair and the sun on your back, this strapless number is for you. Add beads and a braided Heidi updo for a look that will leave your hippy hubby-to-be speechless. JCrew.com, $325.
Destination weddings are all the rage! Keep up with the trend in a simple lace halter dress that will look equally glam whether you're in Figi or the Florida Keys. DavidsBridal.com, $799.
Let your romantic side shine with this confetti tiered wedding gown. Complete your ensemble with soft waves, vinage jewels, and delicate heels.J.Crew.com, $995.
With an Upper East side sensability, you need a gown to match. This layered dress will be ideal for your Martha's Vineyard celebration.J.Crew.com, $1,000.
Don't let a shoestring budget cramp your wedding style. Fashion isn't just about dollars and cents; it's about creativity, personal style, and knowing the tricks of the trade. The biggest trick of all? Your gown doesn't have to be $10,000 to look like it. (We can't all be Melania Trump!) Here are gorgeous inexpensive dresses that are all under $1,000. Don't you just love a good bargain? ~ Maria Denardo
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