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18 Styles Off The Wedding Runway And Their Affordable Counterparts

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Your wedding day is probably one of the most important days you'll ever plan. And the biggest reveal of the event? What you're wearing, of course! No matter what type of bride you are you will probably want to portray some form of your most spectacular self, whether it's the self you've dreamed up since infancy or two weeks before your wedding. But this doesn't mean you need to break the bank to accomplish that goal. You've fortunately come across this list of designer wedding gowns and their equally immaculate counterparts, all under $1,500, that will help keep you from certain destitution.

1. Runway Look: Austin Scarlett Spring 2016

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Affordable Counterpart: Jenny Yoo "Mia" - $1,195

Feel like a modern day "Juliet" here.
Kevin Kunstadt / Via JennyYoo.com

Feel like a modern day "Juliet" here.

2. Runway Look: Naeem Khan Spring 2015

Naeem Khan / Via nymag.com

Affordable Counterpart: J.Crew "Harper" - $1,100

Relive the '20s here.
J.Crew

Relive the '20s here.

3. Runway Look: Lela Rose Fall 2015

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Affordable Counterpart: BHLDN "Francine" by Watters - $1,250

Get all your vintage vibes here.
BHLDN

Get all your vintage vibes here.

4. Runway Look: Jenny Packham Spring 2015

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Affordable Counterpart: Shopbop.com "Sequin Cowl Back Gown" by Badgley Mischka - $615

Achieve luxe status here.
ShopBop

Achieve luxe status here.

5. Runway Look: Christos Fall 2014

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Affordable Counterpart: Jenny Yoo "Magnolia" - $1,495

Look like an ethereal angel here.

Look like an ethereal angel here.

6. Runway Look: Vera Wang Spring 2015

Affordable Counterpart: The Reformation "Citrine" - $518

Look sexy, sleek, and chic here.
Via thereformation.com

Look sexy, sleek, and chic here.

7. Runway Look: Badgley Mischka Fall 2014

Badgley Mischka / Via munaluchibridal.com

Affordable Counterpart: BHLDN "Cate" by Needle & Thread - $800

Pink. Ombre. Buy it here.
BHLDN

Pink. Ombre. Buy it here.

8. Runway Look: Oscar De La Renta Spring 2014 RTW

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Affordable Counterpart: Tadashi Shoji "Embroidered Tulle" - $868

SEPARATES. Get it here.
Via tadashishoji.com

SEPARATES. Get it here.

9. Runway Look: Monique Lhuillier Fall 2011

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Affordable Counterpart: BHLDN "Dakota" by Nicole Miller - $1,200

Achieve ultimate classiness here.
BHLDN

Achieve ultimate classiness here.

10. Runway Look: Christos Spring 2015

Christos / Via christosbridal.com

Affordable Counterpart: Tadashi Shoji "Swan" - $808

Look like a swan goddess here.
Tadashi Shoji / Via tadashishoji.com

Look like a swan goddess here.

11. Runway Look: Vera Wang Fall 2012

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Affordable Counterpart: Nordstrom "Embroidered Lace Strapless Gown" by Pamella Roland - $1,040

Go back to black with a sultry nude twist here.
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Go back to black with a sultry nude twist here.

12. Runway Look: Rivini Fall 2013

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Affordable Counterpart: Tadashi Shoji "Avocet" - $548

Achieve sexy back here.
Via tadashishoji.com

Achieve sexy back here.

13. Runway Look: Sottero and Midgley Fall 2015

Sottero and Midgley / Via theknot.com

Affordable Counterpart: Notte by Marchesa "White Metallic Threadwork Lace Gown" - $1,395

Purchase lace gown to die for here.
Via neimanmarcus.com

Purchase lace gown to die for here.

14. Runway Look: Jenny Packham Spring 2016

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Affordable Counterpart: Adrianna Papell "Godet" - $340

Look like a sexy Oscar here.
Via adriannapapell.com

Look like a sexy Oscar here.

15. Runway Look: Marchesa Spring 2015

Marchesa / Via popsugar.com.au

Affordable Counterpart: David's Bridal "Lace Short Dress with Illusion Long Sleeves" - $449

Be fun, flirty, and fabulous here.
Via davidsbridal.com

Be fun, flirty, and fabulous here.

16. Runway Look: Hayley Paige Fall 2013

Hayley Paige / Via onewed.com

Affordable Counterpart: J.Crew "Luella" - $950

Look flowy and free here.
Via jcrew.com

Look flowy and free here.

17. Runway Look: Reem Acra Fall 2015

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Affordable Counterpart: Aiden Mattox "Sleeveless Sunburst Beaded Blouson" - $316

Shine like the queen you are here.
Via neimanmarcus.com

Shine like the queen you are here.

18. Johanna Johnson Fall 2015

Johanna Johnson / Via theknot.com

Affordable Counterpart: BHLDN "Lola" by Jill Stuart - $300

Channel your inner Solange here.
BHLDN

Channel your inner Solange here.

Money has now magically appeared in your wallet for those Jimmy Choo's.

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