Budget Savvy + Beautiful Wedding Dresses

Your wedding dress – it’s your statement piece. And often, that statement comes with a hefty price tag. BUT there are so many things to consider when planning your adventure elopement. Not just the price of the dress, but the quality of the dress is important too! Not everyone is Kim Kardashian with a limitless budget, and that’s perfectly okay. That doesn’t mean you have to take the dive on a dress that breaks the bank.

You have to have freedom of movement, you may want it to look good with your favorite pair of hiking boots, and you def don’t want it to weigh a lot if you’re hiking to your ceremony scene.

Here are 5 Wedding Dresses that won’t break the bank (and would be hella easy to pack up for an Adventure Elopement, too!)!

ASOS EDITION Embroidered Bodice Maxi Wedding Dress – $151.00 USD

Looking for that whimsical bodice lace and tulle overlay skirt? This dress has got you covered, friend.

Honestly, just about anything from ASOS is stunning, budget friendly, and perfect for any wedding (adventure elopement or otherwise!).


Donna Marie Photo Co New York PhotographerDonna Marie Photo Co New York PhotographerBHLDN Belize Dress – $275 USD

BHLDN is the bridal brand for Anthropologie, and this dress is seriously a stunner. Plunging neckline and sheer sleeves. Perfectly dreamy for someone who wants to have more of a whimsical romantic vibe to their day.

BHLDN Sorrento Dress – $450 USD

This vintage inspired, plunging neckline dress is a stunning option for someone who wants a more fitted silhouette while still having freedom of movement.

Donna Marie Photo Co New York PhotographerDonna Marie Photo Co New York PhotographerASOS EDITION Ciara Sequin Kimono Sleeve Wedding Dress – $339 USD

Want more of luxe feel to your wedding day? This dress is it! (This dress is a personal favorite!) The dress falls in all the right was accenting any figure and the flared sleeves give it a retro/boho feel.

Ivy City Co. Sicily Dress – Champagne Lining $136 USD

Not vibing with the idea of a long dress? This midi-length dress is perfect and doesn’t lack any detail! A midi-length dress gives you the opportunity to really show off the shoes you decide on, something that I feel doesn’t get enough recognition, because let’s be real… there are some stunning wedding shoes out there. Let them be seen, friend!

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