Winter Wedding Dresses on a Budget: Gorgeous Dresses Under $1,500
by Lauren Sinton

Price: $995 (AUD)

As Halloween is rapidly approaching, and October is coming to a close it is easy to feel like the holiday season is already upon us. With the holidays comes cozy, beautiful, warm, winter weddings. While preparing for the perfect winter wedding, it is important to find the perfect dress to wear. A wintry wedding dress doesn't just mean having more fabric, it can also mean golden hues, swiss dots, crystal beading, ethereal skirts, and romantic lace necklines. These touches make the dresses more charming and evocative of the cozy holiday season.

It may seem that a winter wedding dress would be more pricey than a spring or summer dress, but we are here to show you some beautiful and affordable options for your winter wedding. These dresses will make you shine on your winter wedding day, and better yet they won't break your wedding budget!

Grace Loves Lace is an Australian Designer that ships dresses worldwide. Above is their Emme-Waisted dress that highlights a feminine silhouette. We love the french lace on the top and capped sleeves, along with the cinched waist. This dress would look wonderful on any romantic winter bride.

 Photo by  Graces Loves Lace  

Price: $1,300 (AUD)

The Edita dress from Grace Loves Lace is a classic timeless look, perfect for a modern, romantic bride. We love the sheer sleeves, combined with the spot pattern. This dress would be flattering on all shapes and sizes and would be a wonderful choice for a winter wedding.

 Photo by  Grace Loves Lace  

Photo by Grace Loves Lace 

Price: $1,050 (AUD)

The Clare dress from Grace Loves Lace is beautiful and elegant. We love the whimsical beaded sleeves. The silk chiffon skirt gives this dress a timeless look for an elegant and classic bride.

 Photo by  J Crew  

Photo by J Crew 

Price: $1,400

The Carenna gown from J Crew is absolutely stunning. We love the silk cotton confetti style fabric and the small capped sleeves. This dress would look beautiful with a dark red, or gold sash, to fancy it up for a winter wedding.

 Photo by  J Crew  

Photo by J Crew 

Price: $1,200

The Beatriz gown from J Crew is gorgeous with its illusion lace bodice and stunning cap sleeves. The tiny sparkles and ultra fine lace make it perfect for a winter affair.

Price: $550

This romantic lace covered gown is exquisite with its soft lace neckline and jewel belted waist. It is sure to make you look like a snow queen at your winter wedding. With a price tag under $600 not only will you look beautiful, but you will also be sure to stay on budget in this dress!

 Photo by  BHLDN  

Photo by BHLDN 

Price: $970


We love the Penelope gown from BHLDN with its beautiful illusion neckline and floral covered lace bodice. Pair it with some deep red lipstick, and you are sure to look like a stunning ice princess on your winter wedding day.

 Photo by  Ann Taylor  

Photo by Ann Taylor 

Price: $795

Just because you are getting married in the winter doesn't mean you have to wear sleeves. The Jacquard Strapless Wedding Dress from Ann Taylor is a perfect example of that. The beautiful Jacquard material with gold undertones makes it a perfect choice for a winter wedding. Just be sure to cover up!

 Photo by  Ann Taylor  

Photo by Ann Taylor 

Price $895

The Gemstone Yoke Trumpet Gown from Ann Taylor is a beautiful choice for a classic, and elegant bride. With a stunning gem studded sheer neckline, this dress is sure to make you sparkle at your wedding.

 Photo by  Maggie Sottero   

Photo by Maggie Sottero  

Price: $1,329

The Glenda dress by Maggie Sottero highlights gorgeous Chantilly Lace with a beautiful satin bow at the waist. This dress would look beautiful on any bride wanting to feel truly romantic and elegant on their winter wedding day.

All of these dresses are stunning, and could make any bride feel gorgeous on their wedding day. The best part is that they all cost under $1,500! Whoever said you need to break the bank to look beautiful on your wedding day wasn't looking very hard. What's better is that all of these dresses are gorgeous options to wear on your warm and cozy winter wedding day! Tell us what you think, which one of these dresses would you wear for your winter wedding?


Lauren Sinton is a recent graduate from UC Davis with a degree in English and an emphasis in Creative Writing. She is a prolific poet and loves absolutely everything about writing and reading poetry. She has also been planning her own wedding since she was in the 2nd grade, which is now finally coming in handy since she is recently engaged.