Wedding Planning Checklist: Section 3:  Part 4

Saving your bridesmaids some cash is top on your list of priorities, so we’re sharing five of our favorite places to visit for dresses that say ooh-la-la without the cha-ching!


The Place: David’s Bridal

The Price Range: Prices start at $80.

The Reason: You just can’t beat David’s Bridal. They have proven quality, dependable service and a great selection of styles in a range of prices.

The Tip: Create an account on and you can get special coupons and offers sent to you!

Davids Bridal Illusion Halter Charmeuse trim short Davids Bridal Sleeveless Satin V neck long
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The Place: The Limited

The Price Range: $25 to $100

The Reason: If you like short-length and tea-length bridesmaid dresses, The Limited is an excellent option. You’ll find stylish, affordable dresses that will look fantastic on your bridesmaids.

The Tip: Check the website of your favorite clothing stores, like Maurices. Their dresses are stylish, affordable and many are totally bridesmaid-worthy!

Limited Cap Sleeve Ruched Dress Limited Bow One Shoulder Dress

Photography by The Limited


The Place:

The Price Range: $50 to $110

The Reason: is one of our favorite finds this year! This super affordable, online apparel retailer carries a huge range of dress styles, and almost all of them are under $100. And, gives clear measurement instructions in their Size Chart beneath each dress, which helps eliminate some of the worry associated with ordering apparel online.

The Tip: Shop accessories, too! Milanoo offers jewelry, shoes and more.

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The Place:

The Price Range: $50 to $150

The Reason: Why else? Amazon is so easy! Just type in “bridesmaid dresses” and you get a large selection of affordable bridesmaid dresses in a variety of styles.

The Tip: Shop other search words also, such as “formal dresses,” “prom dresses,” “evening gowns” and “cocktail dresses.”

Amazon Chiffon Satin Dress Prom Formal Bridesmaid Dresses Amazon Long Strapless Satin Bridesmaid Dresses

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The Place: Department Stores

The Price Range: Varies

The Reason: Department stores offer incredible variety and good quality. Best of all, since they serve such a wide clientele their price ranges are just as wide. Obviously, the price range will vary depending on where you shop. Macy’s will be higher-end whereas JCPenney will be mid- to low-end.

The Tip: Check the sales racks — like you don’t already! If you’re letting your bridesmaids choose their style of dress in a color you’ve chosen, department store sales racks are the way to go.


Macys Maggy London Stretch Satin Bridesmaid Dresses JCPenney Long Chiffon Crossover Bridesmaid Dresses

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