Broke-Ass Tag: Lulu’s

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 (http://www.nicolemiller.com/as… 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

Piece of Heaven Dress, $82 from Lulu’sScreen Shot 2016-12-14 at 6.46.19 PM

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

And this top is perfect, if you can find the right skirt!Screen Shot 2016-12-14 at 6.46.03 PM

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 info@brokeassbride.com 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.
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  • 5/26

    Affiliate Disclaimer NewToday’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 requested $500 budget, so I’ve searched for all sorts of knee-length reception dresses that include tulle skirts and/or lace tops. Consider these options “inspired by” the lovely Bien Savvy gown. Let’s check them out!

    Can't Afford It

    Bien Savvy Addicted to Your LipsBien Savvy’s “Addicted to Your Lips” Gown (Style: BSA116A), ~$1,000

    Get Over It

    Short Mesh Dress with Illusion Sweetheart Bodice at David's BridalShort Mesh Dress with Illusion Sweetheart Bodice (Style: EJ4M5197), $99.95 at David’s Bridal

    Kiara Dress from BHDLNKiara Dress By Pankaj & Nidhi (Style: 37268091), $450 at BHLDN

    Rebecca Minkoff Trixie DressRebecca Minkoff Trixie Dress (Style: 1643079), $398 at Bloomingdale’s

    allison parris Winter Wonderland Dressallison parris Winter Wonderland Dress, $30 Rental at Rent the Runway

    1950s Style White Tulle Dress at Unique Vintage1950s Style White Tulle Dress (Style: P70), $88 at Unique Vintage

    Kinsey Lace-Blocked Pleated DressKinsey Lace-Blocked Pleated Dress (Style: JGK68H25-100), $368 at BCBG

    Custom Short Wedding Dress by LaceMarryCustom Short Wedding Dress, $235 by Etsy seller LaceMarry

    Lina Dress from BHLDNLina Dress By Hitherto (Style: 37804622), $140 at BHLDN

    Short Lace and Tulle Dress with Illusion Bodice at David's BridalShort Lace and Tulle Dress with Illusion Bodice (Style: 182948DB), $199.95 at David’s Bridal

    Now Pronounce You Posh Dress in White at ModclothNow Pronounce You Posh Dress in White, $175 at ModCloth

    Flirting with Danger Cutout Ivory Dress at LulusFlirting with Danger Cutout Ivory Dress, $55 at Lulu’s

    Marissa from Kennedy BlueMarissa Gown, $160 at Kennedy Blue

    Celestina Dressa at BHLDNCelestina Dress By Yoana Baraschi (Style: 35031061), $220 at BHLDN

    STYLESTALKER Ivory Lace Chandelier DressSTYLESTALKER Ivory Lace Chandelier Dress, $50 Rental at Rent the Runway

    Unique Vintage White on White Swiss Dot Garden State Mesh DressWhite on White Swiss Dot Garden State Mesh Dress (Style: P16257), $138 at Unique Vintage

    The Pearl Pinup White Pearl Halter Bustier Tutu Dress Knee Length by darkponydesignsThe Pearl Pinup White Pearl Halter Bustier Tutu Dress Knee Length, $265 via Etsy seller darkponydesigns

    Lili Lace Dress from BHLDNLili Lace Dress By Nha Khanh (Style: 36812329), $350 at BHLDN

    Oh man, I love a beautiful reception dress! These gowns all offer the fun and flirty party vibe of a little white dress paired with some of the Bien Savvy gown details. What do you think, Ashley? Have we helped you get over the “Addicted to Your Lips” dress? Let us know in the comments!

    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.

    *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.
  • 2/20

    You guys are ready for spring, aren't you? I know I am, and I live somewhere that saw 70-degree-plus weather last week. So while we wait for the blooms to rise from the frozen ground, how about we just pretend that patio-drinking weather is right around the corner? These gorgeous frocks, all under $60, evoke a considerably brighter, cheerier season ahead. You Spring Me Joy…

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    1/13

    BAB reader Beth was having a little trouble pulling together all the color elements of her kelly green and charcoal grey with daisy yellow accents, so, of course, like good little bloggers do ... we came in and totally took the reins on this biatch. And let me tell you -- it's no easy feat finding a charcoal grey dress that either isn't a sweater…

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    1/6

    Navy is a great, classic color that isn't so well, dark, as black but has a holy buttload of versatility as far as other colors you can pair with it. BAB Denise hollered at us on Facebook for some help with her navy blue and flamingo pink color scheme -- and added that all of her centerpieces would be vintage milk girl, it sounds to…

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    12/19

    Hey BABs! I hope y'all are surviving the holiday crush with your sanity intact and glasses of bubbly to help. While I would say any time is a good time for sparklez, I seem to see more shimmering happiness during this time of year, which drives me wild with the -- oh! shiny! So, of course, for this last Five for Friday until the 2015, I…

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    11/11

     Real Bride Kate's wedding was gorgeous -- not only because of the uniqueness of it, but because the bold color palette was stunning. I mean, her DRESS. Come on. So I found it only appropriate to put together an inspiration board with a similar palette, featuring a bold red, ink black and smooth off-white. This combinations pairs so well, and gold, silver, gray or another…

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    11/3

     Happy Monday, BABs! I hope your Halloweekend was wonderful and amazing and so wildly full of fun and candy. For today's Get Inspired styleboard, I thought I'd get a jump on the holiday season and the soon-to-be abundance of greens and reds and holly jolly that will surround us everywhere we go. Jade is a really striking color of green that will pop in photos,…

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