11/25 Can’t Afford It/Get Over It: A Fit N’ Flare Wedding Gown A La Watters’ “Hera”

Stephanie is dying over the Watters Hera dress, but is also looking not to bust her budget of $1000. Your wish is my command, Stephanie! Watter you waiting for? Let’s get you a fit & flare gown with a textured bodice and flowy flare!


Watters Hera gown, $$$$


Sweetheart Fit and Flare Beaded Applique Gown ($549 at David’s Bridal)

Strapless Lace Fit and Flare Gown With Side Split ($749 at David’s Bridal)

Beaded Sweetheart Mermaid Wedding Dress ($249 at ForHerAndForHim)

Lace Crystal Beaded Net Over Satin dress ($999 at Alfred Angelo)

Crystal Beaded Satin Organza Dress With Chapel Train ($799 at Alfred Angel0)

There you have it, Stephanie – some fit and flare options that give you more twirl for your dollar! The heavy texture on the top of the Watters dress is unique, but you can keep that visual interest with some lace, beading, or ruching for a fraction of the price. Happy dress shopping!

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