When Anthropologie opened its bridal-wear outpost, BHLDN, last year, shrieks of delight went up from the hipster wedding crowd. Now, all the blushing brides who'd never dream of marching down the aisle in a Disney-princess dress, can shop Anthropologie's expertly curated selection of stylish, vintage-inspired wedding wear. After all, you want to serve cupcakes at your wedding — not dress like one, right?
Among the elegant, understated gowns on offer? Anna Sui's shimmering, champagne silk number, Tracy Reese's '20s-inspired floral jacquard jaw-dropper, plus sweet, retro tea dresses and vivid satin flats for dancing the night away once the ceremony's over and the real party begins. And with so many choices under $1,500, these are a downright bargain in the crazy-expensive world of wedding dresses.
If you're a frustrated bride-to-be (or the bridesmaid of one!), you've got to see this slideshow. We promise, you don't have to spend a fortune to find your dream dress! Click through, and get ready to float down the aisle in impeccable style.
We heard your thoughts on The Broke Girl’s Guide To Dress Shopping. And, while we always appreciate smart, under-$100 buys and unexpected, mid-season sales — we get it. You want the real-deal, super-affordable finds. The secret, employee menu. The hidden-in-the-back-room merch. So, we found tons of gorgeous goods read
In 1991, there were only two women members of the U.S. Senate. Alarming, yes, but when it comes to restroom privileges, we'll allow that these two women were expected to share one. Understandable. However, in 2000, the number of women members increased to nine. Those nine women were still sharing that same bathroom. We get read