Broke-Ass Tag: bhldn


Affiliate Disclaimer NewBHLDN Tie Bar Collection
BHLDN Gift Sets, $50 – In Dot or Solid (Comes with a tie, tie bar and pocket square)

Dudes! Have you heard about the new collab between BHLDN and The Tie Bar? For those who may not know, BHLDN is the wedding collection by Anthropologie. They’re pretty major in the bridal scene (obvs your fiancée has read about them here, here and here) and it looks like they’re spreading their lacy wings into grooms attire. We’re also huge fans of The Tie Bar and their crazy assortment of suiting accessories — we talk about them quite a bit, too.

So, of course, we’re loving that two of our fave brands are coming together.

If you want to pick up some BHLDN items, you’ll want to act fast. They’re already sold out of the blush pink collections and we’re betting the rest won’t last for long. Here’s hoping they’ll get stocked up soon.

The Tie Bar BHLDN Pink
BHLDN Gift Set in Solid Blush Pink, $50 (Hopefully returning soon!)

Also, if you’re not following The Tie Bar on Instagram, it’s a damn shame. They offer up pairings that are the perfect remedy for your sartorial routine.
The Tie Bar Floral Combo
The Tie Bar Socks Combo
The Tie Bar Aqua Combo
The Tie Bar Lapel Pin Combo

Go follow them now! And don’t forget to tag us (and me!) with all your stylish inspirations!

  • 1/27

    Affiliate Disclaimer NewReader Armarni was checking out this previous post, when she fell in love with a Get Over It gown we featured. Unfortunately, the Sabine Dress by Jenny Yoo was sold out and over budget, so Armani asked us for help:

    “Any suggestions for a similar vintage inspired dress for under $250? Was also thinking of adding a detachable train for the drama!”

    First off, if you want a detachable train, Etsy is your friend, girl. Search for “detachable wedding train,” “detachable wedding skirt,” and “bridal overskirt,” and browse to your heart’s delight for removable trains in a variety of colors, materials, and price points.

    In searching for a lookalike silky sheath gown at an affordable price, I think the key is to focus on bridesmaid dress options. I found a solid roundup below that share similar silhouettes and draping. Let’s check them out!

    Can't Afford ItSabine Dress at BHLDNSabine Dress By Jenny Yoo (Style: 35135706), SOLD OUT at BHLDN

    Get Over ItBeaded Drop Shoulder Pleated Long Jersey Dress at David's BridalBeaded Drop Shoulder Pleated Long Jersey Dress (Style: 264861D), $199.99 at David’s Bridal

    JY Jenny Yoo Bridesmaid Style JY516JY Jenny Yoo Bridesmaid in “Oyster” (Style: JY516), $230 at The Dessy Group

    Cressida Dress at BHLDNCressida Dress By Jill Jill Stuart (Style: 38616686), $150 at BHLDN

    Donna Morgan Collette Dotted Mesh GownDonna Morgan Collette Dotted Mesh Gown (Style: 8696988), $112.99 at 6PM

    nouvelle AMSALE 'Liane' Liquid Chiffon Draped Halter Gownnouvelle AMSALE ‘Liane’ Liquid Chiffon Draped Halter Gown (Style: 5079216), $250 at Nordstrom

    Dessy Collection Style 2844Dessy Collection in “Ivory” (Style: 2844), $234 at The Dessy Group

    Lace Cap Sleeve Long Matte Mesh Dress at David's BridalLace Cap Sleeve Long Matte Mesh Dress (Style: XS3450), $159.95 at David’s Bridal

    Sylvana Dress at BHLDNSylvana Dress By Jenny Yoo (Style: 39613021), $100 at BHLDN

    After Six Bridesmaids Style 6666After Six Bridesmaids in “White” (Style: 6666), $218 at The Dessy Group

    Bariano Ocean of Elegance Ivory Maxi Dress at LulusBariano Ocean of Elegance Ivory Maxi Dress (Style: 225650), $179 at Lulus

    Social Bridesmaids Style 8118Social Bridesmaids in “Palomino” (Style: 8118), $188 at The Dessy Group

    What do you think, Armarni? Have any of these gowns helped you get over the sold out Sabine? Let us know in the comments!

    Any of you BABs out there think you can do better? We’re looking for a couple of frugal fashionistas to take on the task of helping our readers #GetOverIt! If you’re interested, send an email to with subject #CAIGOI and a link to a Pinterest board of a designer dress and your broke-ass worthy alternative finds!

    Got a gown that you just can’t get off your mind? We’re happy to help you get over it! Just tell us in the comments below! Please remember to include the budget you’re working with so we can find you the best alternative for you. Please be aware, though, that because you guys love this column so much, we can often build up quite the queue and it may be a while before we can get to your dream dress. Rest assured, though, Team Broke-Ass is on the case!

    *As always, please do your own research before buying a gown online. Team Broke-Ass is here to provide you with inspiration and resources, but it is up to the consumer to know what they’re purchasing.
  • 1/12

    Today's CAI/GOI request is for a fun and casual dress from BHLDN. Reader Kate commented on this post with: "Y'all are incredible. So glad to have stumbled on these posts--have loved looking at some of the Etsy sellers you've mentioned! After a painful divorce a few years ago, I'm blessed to be a second-time-around bride, looking for something a tad more casual than the frothy…

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    Hey BABs! This week, we have a request from reader Katelynn who commented on this post saying: Nice Work! I love BAB!! I've got my own CAI/GOI conundrum: I've fallen in love with the Ashley bridal gown by Nicole Miller ( but it's more than I wanted to spend at $1800. Ideally, I'd love a dress between $500-$800. I love the lace, low back, and halter…

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    Today's request comes from reader Jane, who is looking to help her daughter get over a charming crepe gown from San Francisco designer Amy Kuschel. Jane writes: "My daughter is in love with the Amy Kuschel 'Luna' gown, but it is wayyyyyy out of our budget. Can you do one of your great cheaper-versions of this dress??  Looking to spend about $800. Thank you!!" The…

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  • 8/18

    Today's CAI/GOI request is for a lovely French gown from designer Delphine Manivet. Reader Colette wrote in on this post asking us for some help. She loves the Prospere gown, a tea-length satin-cotton dress with half sleeves. The Prospere features a deep v-neck and side pockets (aka, flask caddies!), but is otherwise simple and sophisticated. It's classic, yet modern. Colette says: "It's so stunning, but…

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    Reader Tempest has a CAI/GOI request for a hot, hot Galia Lahav-inspired number. She commented on this post with: "I am in love with the Galia Lahav La Dolce Vita collection; in particular the Antonia. I could also go for the Galia Lahav Empress Collection -- the Juno -- but with a satin fabric, lace is not really my thing. My ideal budget is to…

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    Today's CAI/GOI post was super fun to put together! Reader Marta emailed us asking for something a little non-traditional. She wrote: "Help! I am not your conventional bride and am having such a hard time finding a dress. I love this one on BHLDN but of course this is their only dress at $2500: . Really like a low back but BHLDN's dress in particular…

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  • 5/26

    Today's CAI/GOI request comes from Miss Ashley, who is looking for a stunner of a reception dress; an alternative to Bien Savvy's "Addicted to Your Lips" gown. Ashley didn't have much luck finding a knock-off version, so she's asked the mighty BAB gown hunters for some assistance. I have to admit, there are few dresses that look exactly like the Bien Savvy gown under the…

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