{Looks Under $500} Old Hollywood Glamour Style Bridal Ensemble


This month’s look under $500 was inspired by Adrianna Papell’s beaded blouson gown. The vintage flare details remind me of those found in some old Hollywood glamour gowns.  You can opt for a cute tulle birdcage veil to also go with the look, but in this case I liked the fine feathered hairpiece with sparkling brooch better.  Instead of a feather stole as [...]

{Looks Under $500} A Vintage 1920′s Style Bridal Ensemble


If you are planning a vintage style wedding, check out my take for a budget-friendly 1920′s style bridal ensemble for just under $500! My muse was this romantic vintage dress from the Nataya’s 2010 Collection inspired by the 1920′s and 1930′s era. I love the vintage glam from the flapper brides; it’s the perfect look for a Great Gatsby themed [...]

{Looks Under $500} Bohemian Style Bridal Ensemble


Here’s my second bridal ensemble under $500, this time for the bohemian bride. This boho style bridal look has earthy tones with a copper and peach color scheme. My initial inspiration was the DKNYC Empire Waist Dress which reminds me of Aida Coronado’s Eco Wedding Collection that I really like. Check out the complete list [...]

{Looks Under $500} Spanish Style Bridal Ensemble


I was inspired by this great post from DIY Bride for a contest on doing a bridal ensemble under $500. In today’s economy brides are seeking fashionable and trendy looks for their wedding without having to break the bank. There are some great, inexpensive finds out there; it’s just a matter of taking the time to [...]