Reception dresses

The ‘reception dress’, a simpler, easier-to-move-in, often shorter dress for the bride to wear to the reception, is becoming more popular these days.

After all, what girl doesn’t want two dresses, right?! Bridal gowns can be very heavy, and long trains aren’t exactly practical at a reception, when you run the risk of your dressed being stepped on or caught under chairs…plus, they’re quite difficult to dance in! So a reception dress, if your budget allows, is a great idea. Have a look at some options I found online.


Beautiful wedding dresses for under $500

Most people don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on a beautiful wedding dress but, of course, still want to feel like a princess on their big day.

With that in mind, I’ve done a bit of a search online and have found a collection of white or ivory wedding dresses of many different styles – all of them under US$500!