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Affordable Wedding Dress Alternatives

by Meg Keene, Editor-In-Chief

Someone (who wears a size 8 or 14) needs to go buy this dress immediately as a simple beautiful wedding dress. And then send me pictures. It’s on sale for $359, which puts it firmly in the ‘expensive for a normal dress, fantastic price for a wedding dress’ camp.
I know, I know. Normally you expect far more wordy goodness from me. But, frankly, it’s been a crazy week, and I wanted to leave you with a tiny bit of goodness before the weekend. I have so many great exciting guest posts for you next week, and a few of my regular sassy posts. Until then, I wish you wild weekend rambles.

Meg Keene

Meg is the Founder and EIC of APW. Her first book, A Practical Wedding: Creative Solutions for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration, was published in January 2012, and has been a top three bestseller on the wedding bookshelf ever since. Meg has her BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and son. For more than you ever wanted to know about Meg, you can visit

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  • east side bride

    Yikes Meg I think you hit the spambot jackpot with your title.

    I’m digging the dress… It has a cool 70’s Barbie vibe, which is intended as high praise, believe it or not.

  • Meg

    You have no idea how often I hit the spambot jackpot. Sigh. Fixed.

    Anyway, I know right? I’m normally a little over jcrew with their overpriced “simple” effing dresses, but this one is not in their wedding dress section and it has a bit more flair. (and I love sales)

  • Leigh Ann

    That dress is GROGEOUS!

  • Leigh Ann

    Obviously, that should be gorgeous.

  • Danielle

    Article in the NYT Styles section on pre-owned wedding dresses:

  • fay

    I can't find that dress on the website! Maybe next time you can give the name or the order #. :)

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