11/19 Can’t Afford It/Get Over It: A Mark Zunino for Kleinfeld-Style Mermaid Wedding Gown For Less

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Serena fell in love with this gorgeous Mark Zunino for Kleinfeld dress, but is looking for a more budget-friendly version, somewhere in the range of $1000-2500. Serena, let’s make this happen for you! Shapewise, you’re into a mermaid gown with a sweetheart neckline. Stylewise, it looks like you’re into some beading, lace, texture, and pizazz up top with a more structured mermaid bottom. MAGIC BRIDAL GOWN SEARCH POWERS ACTIVATE!


Mark Zunino for Kleinfeld, $$$$


Lace and organza mermaid dress ($283 at Lightinthebox)

Custom mermaid sweetheart neckline lace wedding gown ($468 at KarenTrends Etsy)

Wedding gown with lace appliques and ruffled skirt ($1250 at David’s Bridal)

Georgette Mermaid Gown with Dramatic Organza Skirt ($999 at David’s Bridal)

If you find a dress you otherwise love but it doesn’t have that sweetheart neckline, you can always have the neckline altered by a trusted tailor–so when you’re looking at alternate dress options, the texture and shape are way more important to nailing that Kleinfeld look. I hope this helps, Serena!

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