Broke-Ass Tag: modcloth


Affiliate Disclaimer NewWe’re all about finding fab frocks for less, and we’re always super thrilled to get an amazing deal. Whether it’s your priority to not spend a ton of dollars on your dress because you think you’ll only wear it once and you’d rather allocate the cash to something that lasts longer (hello, photography!) or you’re boot-scootin’ it to the courthouse — big party be damned! — we’re here for you. And that’s why we got giddy as hell when we noticed ModCloth had some serious wedding dress inventory marked down … like, way down. Like, under $100 down. I mean, GIRL.

If you’ve been considering getting a reception dress, now’s your chance. If you’ve been dying to find something super unique and retro-adorbz, get on it. If you really just want a few options to wear to various pre-wedding parties, GET ON IT.

Here are a few of our favorite wedding styles currently under $100 at ModCloth:

ModCloth A Love Above the Rest Dress

A Love Above The Rest Dress, $69.99

ModCloth At a Rosette Time Dress

At A Rosette Time Sequin Dress, $59.99ModCloth Beauty Beyond Words Dress

Beauty Beyond Words Dress, $44.99ModCloth Bliss Way Up Dress

Bliss Way Up Dress, $74.99ModCloth Bride and Precedence Dress

Bride and Precedence, $29.99ModCloth Cast an Elegance Dress

Cast an Elegance Dress, $44.99ModCloth Collar ID Lace Dress

Collar ID Dress, $44.99

ModCloth Cordially Delighted Lace Dress

Cordially Delighted Dress, $89.99ModCloth Dignified Delivery Shirt Dress

Dignified Delivery Dress, $26.99ModCloth Enchants Encounter Dress

Enchants Encounter Dress, $87.99ModCloth Fast Track to Fanciful Dress

Fast Track to Fanciful Dress, $52.99ModCloth Grand Staircase Entry Dress

Grand Staircase Entry Dress, $44.99ModCloth Here Comes the Stride Dress

Here Comes the Stride Dress, $39.99ModCloth Let it Betrothed Dress

Let It Betrothed, $37.99
ModCloth Make some Poise Dress

Make Some Poise Dress, $87.99ModCloth Memorable Matrimony Dress

Memorable Matrimony Dress, $74.99ModCloth Ritzy Wishes Sheath Dress

Ritzy Wishes Sheath, $44.99
ModCloth Slow Dance Splendor Dress

Slow Dance Splendor, $52.99ModCloth Synchronized Sweetness Dress

Synchronized Sweetness Lace Dress, $29.99ModCloth The Exchanging of Wows Dress

The Exchanging of Wows Dress, $89.99ModCloth The World Was Full of Wonderful Dress

The World Was Full of Wonderful Dress, $29.99ModCloth Tulle Love and Cherish Dress

Tulle Love and Cherish Dress, $34.99ModCloth Wedding Belle Lace Dress

Wedding Belle Lace Dress, $34.99ModCloth Where There's Life, There's Elope Dress

Where There’s Life There’s Elope Dress, $52.99

Oh, and there are lots, lots more.

With this kind of selection, why even bother shelling out oodles of cash for a wedding dress? Head over to ModCloth to shop these styles now!

  • 12/15

    Affiliate Disclaimer NewHey 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 neckline (which was a surprise). I also love sweetheart neckline and sheath/mermaid shape, but not an extreme trumpet bottom. I definitely want lace and one of the things I loved about this dress is that I feel mature and sexy in it, not just the typical beautiful bride. I’m looking for a white/ivory lace dress for my outdoor barn wedding in the mountains of western Montan a. Thanks so much! 🙂

    All right, Katelynn. I hunted down some halter gowns, some with lace and some without and all within your price range. There are a couple options from BHLDN that I think come SUPER close, but it’s all up to you!

    Can't Afford ItNicole Miller Ashley Gown

    Ashley Gown, $1800 from Nicole MillerGet Over ItLulu's Live Forever Ivory Lace Dress

    Live Forever Dress, $127 from Lulu’s

    Modcloth Magnificent Mrs. Maxi Dress

    Magnificent Mrs. Dress, $275 from Modcloth
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    Julianne Gown, $600 from BHLDNScreen Shot 2016-12-14 at 6.44.20 PM

    Jessalyn Dress, $200 from BHLDNScreen Shot 2016-12-14 at 6.39.33 PM

    Twobirds Lace Ballgown, $440 from Shopbop

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    Alana Dress, $100 from BHLDNScreen Shot 2016-12-14 at 6.44.54 PM

    Meghan Dress, $400 from BHLDNScreen Shot 2016-12-14 at 6.45.13 PM

    Montana Gown, $300 from BHLDNLulus Everlasting Enchantment Ivory Maxi Dress

    Everlasting Enchantment Dress, $84 from Lulu’sScreen Shot 2016-12-14 at 6.45.28 PM

    Noelle Dress, $160 from BHLDNScreen Shot 2016-12-14 at 6.45.44 PM

    Chandler Dress, $80 from BHLDN
    Lulu's Piece of Heaven Ivory Lace Dress

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    Gwyneth Gown, $550 from BHLDNScreen Shot 2016-12-14 at 6.46.34 PM

    Devin Gown, $700 from BHLDN

    etsy mimetik lace wedding dress

    Lace Wedding Halter Dress, $349 from Etsy seller mimetik

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    Ashlyn Top, $280 from BHLDN

    What do you think, Katelynn? Any of these strike your fancy? I think that Devin gown from BHLDN would be just perf for your Montana wedding!

    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.
  • 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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    Credit: Persimmon Images Hello BABs! This week I would like to talk about my experience dress shopping. I like to think that I experienced my first investigation into the world of wedding dress shopping kind of like the five stages of grief: Denial: “I’m sure that I can find a pretty wedding dress that will make me feel like a beautiful princess for not that…

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    Hey BABs! Thanks so much for hanging in there as we work our way through all the requests for help with finding alternate gowns. While you're waiting for us to get to your request, don't forget that you can use the search bar in the upper right to see posts we've written about your gown's designer, or just pop in "can't afford it" to see all the…

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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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    Clutches are one of my very favorite wedding day accessories for a few reasons -- I think they're super cute, they're totally versatile (like, use it for all the pre-wedding parties and events well after the day) and look amazingly chic with your wedding day ensemble. Not to mention they carry the shit you'll find yourself wanting -- lipstick, tissues, vows, bobby pins, mints ...…

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    It's a good week in Weddingland, if for no other reason than our homies at ModCloth *finally* dropped their full line of wedding gowns and dresses (did ya catch the announcement we made on Facebook?) and it does not disappoint. From long lengths to the shorter, retro-vintage styles ModCloth has become so synonymous with, the 44-piece collection includes some classic silhouettes as well as slightly trendier…

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  • 2/19

    Perennial Poise Dress, $250 from ModCloth Shopping for a wedding dress is one of the huge milestones of the wedding planning process -- and can often be intimidating and overwhelming. This can be even more true when you're a Broke-Ass Bride and are operating on a v. tight budget. While some broke-ass couples may allocate more for the wedding gown (because there are some of us…

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