Broke-Ass Tag: bhldn


Welcome BABs! We have another CAI/GOI for you today with a gorgeous Rue de Seine gown inspiration. Reader Haley commented on this post looking for a boho dress for her wedding:

Rue de seine Blake or Raven for under $1000. I like the bohemian, festival, hippie style.

Okay, Haley — I hear you on these great Rue de Seine gowns! These gowns are both lovely and have a airy boho feel to them. I’ll focus on finding similar boho, hippie gowns with a crochet lace look to them.


Rue de Seine gowns “Blake” (left) and “Raven” (right); Love-Spell Collection; ranging from $2,000 – $4,500



Roane Gown in ivory; $700 from BHLDN

Unmatched beauty white lace off-the-shoulder maxi dress; $98 at LuLu’s

Nevena Dress in ivory; $560 from BHLDN

Bohemian Wedding Dress Petunia Gown; $1,000 by Etsy seller BeMyBride

Eira gown in ivory; $1,000 by BHLDN

Bohemian Wedding Dress Petal Gown; $860 by Etsy Seller BeMyBride

Angelica boho dress; $930 by Etsy Seller VictoriaFashionShop

Sheer Scallop Lace Bohemian Back Cut Out Gown; $648 by Etsy Seller SaldanaVintage

Jarlo Bandeu Maxi Lace Dress with Fishtail; $173 by ASOS

White Rena Wedding Gown; $750 by Etsy seller BeMyBride

Kimberley Lace and Crochet Maxi Dress; $350 by Alice & Olivia at Nordstrom Rack

Cutout Lace Gown; $318 by Avery G at Bloomingdales

That’s the roundup for today, so tell us what you think, Haley. I hope we found something to work for your hippie, festival style!

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.
  • 3/24

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    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

    Reader 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…

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    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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  • 11/10

    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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    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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  • 7/7

    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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