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    39 Gorgeous And Cheap Dresses To Wear To A Fall Wedding

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    1. A cinched mini dress so you'll have something to meet you in the *middle* and form the perfect union of simple and sweet.

    Get it from Missguided for $30 (available in sizes 0-12 and in four colors).

    2. A split ruched halter gown that'll make you second guess whether you're going to a wedding or a red carpet event. Never too late to change your mind.

    Promising review: "This dress is amazing. I wore it for a wedding and got so many compliments. The quality is great and it fit like a glove." —Dolly

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in seven colors).

    3. An A-line cap sleeve dress for relying to create the perfect twirl as soon as you hit the dance floor (aka your one move).

    Promising review: "I bought this dress for a wedding and it did not disappoint! It's super nice and comfortable. It feels like a quality cotton with a bit of weight to it without being heavy. The material surprised me and I'm thrilled with my purchase. I'm large-chested and I had plenty of room. I would definitely buy again. If you are on the fence, I was too, but went ahead and bought it. I'm so glad I did! Many compliments were received." —Deb Holcomb

    Get it from Amazon for $6.80+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 24 colors).

    4. A knit maxi dress with a surplice neckline and draped skirt, because you deserve to make everywhere your runway — wedding aisles included.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $28 (available in sizes 1X-3X and in two colors).

    5. A lace boat-neck cocktail dress so you can shrug off the pressures of looking formal while saving money — this gives you the best of both worlds.

    Promising review: "I love this dress! I wore it to a wedding and received so many compliments on it. I normally wear a 12 to 14 in dresses and the large fit perfectly. It's the perfect length, not too short, but not too long. It looks like it would be more expensive. I would definitely recommend this dress." —Ashley R

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 15 colors).

    6. A dramatic gown with thigh-high slits that'll have you striking poses even when the photographer isn't in sight. You should ALWAYS be ready.

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $20 (originally $40; available in sizes 2-8).

    7. A sleeveless V-neck pencil dress for having something you can count on to *stick by you* no matter what. Autumn winds are no problem with this baby.

    Promising review: "I ADORE this dress! I purchased for a wedding due to my last dress being unable to fit up top anymore. I wanted something in which I could wear a normal bra that I wouldn’t have to constantly mess with. It was a hit and unbelievably comfortable! I will definitely purchase again in a different color— LOVE!" —Breanna

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 13 styles).

    8. A chiffon overlay dress, because the only thing more dramatic than your look will be catching the bouquet. Did you do some stretches first? None of anyone's business.

    Promising review: "I'm in love with this dress! It will be perfect for my brother's wedding! The cape-like top totally makes me feel super comfortable and confident!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in sizes M-3XL and in six colors).

    9. A ribbed body-con midi dress so you'll be well-equipped when cool weather hits. GOODBYE jackets that only ruin your outfit.

    Get it from Nordstrom for $23.40 (originally $39; available in sizes 2-10 and in two colors).

    10. A velvet tunic dress with embroidered floral sleeves that'll give the bride's bouquet a run for its money. KIDDING. Maybe.

    Promising review: "I LOVE the dress! I purchased it with very low expectation as it is priced inexpensively. Turns out it is actually a nice dress! It is thick, not see-through at all, and does not feel cheap. The see-through sleeves were intact and the pearls were nice. I purchased this dress just because and ended up wearing it to a wedding. When my husband saw it he was quite impressed and even asked me what we paid for it! He couldn't believe it was under 15 bucks! Totally worth buying — great piece to your closet." —Josie Catrox

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 13 styles).

    11. A peplum high-collar dress for looking ridiculously sophisticated all night. You deserve to have been at that royal wedding.

    Get it from Boohoo for $20 (originally $40; available in sizes 12-20 and in two colors).

    12. A belted button-down dress with a delicate collar for keeping the night nice and ~breezy~ if summer never really ends.

    Get it from Walmart for $14.88 (available in sizes S-XL and in three colors).

    13. A ruffled tie-neck cocktail dress, because you'll look more sophisticated than champagne (but you won't turn a glass down, obviously).

    Promising review: "This dress is so, so, so beautiful. I can’t believe how nice it looks for the price that I got it! It’s perfect for a date night, a wedding, a dinner, a night with the girls, or if you just want to wear it in your apartment and drink wine while you watch The Bachelor. That works too!" —Veganmd2b

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

    14. An off-the-shoulder maxi dress so you can dare to bare, but also have some room.

    Promising review: "This is the is now my favorite dress of all time! Seriously, THE BEST. I was a bridesmaid in a wedding recently and I was looking for a cheaper option since I was only going to wear it once. I did not have high expectations. Then the dress came. Perfect size, perfect material (flowy, light, and most importantly it doesn't cling), and such a pretty color. I received so many compliments and it was a fraction of what the other girls had spent." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and in five colors).

    15. A ruffly-sleeved A-line dress that'll serve as an unexpected pop of color in a sea of probably all neutral styles.

    Promising review: "This dress is ADORABLE! I wore it to a wedding reception, and it was a huge hit! I would definitely buy it again!! I am a size 14/38DD. I ordered an XL." —VRB

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in four colors).

    16. A floral wrap dress for keeping your look in ~full bloom~ no matter how late you stay on the dance floor.

    Get it from Target for $27.99 (available in sizes 0X-4X).

    17. An off-the-shoulder dress with bell sleeves, because every happy occasion could use a little flare.

    Promising review: "I really love this dress — I got the white and blue one and they looked very high quality. The sleeves were so much fun! It fit and moved well. I felt very classy while wearing this." —Lyla

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in sizes XS-L and in three colors).

    18. A tie-front shirt dress so you're ready for the big day in just a cinch. Heck, stick with flats while you're at it.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $22.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X).

    19. A layered cold-shoulder bodycon dress in ~nine patterns~ that'll inspire the entire room to get down on one knee. Bride included.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress. I'm not used to wearing body-tight fit clothes but this was perfect! The fabric does stretch which is nice and isn't thick at all. I didn't wear a bra with it due to the ruffles in front and you would never know! The shoulders were not tight and it didn't fall down or try to go up my shoulder! A definite buy!" —Sam

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in nine colors).

    20. A pearl-embroidered tunic shift with a ruffled hem for proving diamonds aren't the only one worthy of being a girl's best friend.

    Promising review: "Pearls, scalloped edges, and lovely sleeve detailing — this is quite the bargain for the amount you pay. The material is somewhat silky — looks super wonderful on. It's easy to dress up or down!" —Imad

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in four colors).

    21. A backless spaghetti strap dress, because this will keep things light — even if the vows get heavy.

    Promising review: "I was super skeptical about buying a dress online. But where I live cute dresses are hard to come by without paying a ton of money. I shopped around for hours and I came across this dress. It fits so well. It’s very classy and just overall gorgeous. You feel so fancy. I really love this dress." — Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes XS-L and in nine colors).

    22. A V-neck shift dress with statement sleeves so you can reserve the drama for your outfit.

    Get it from Tobi for $23 (originally $58; available in sizes XS-L and in four colors).

    23. A floral lace cocktail dress that'll leave no doubt that you're wearing the opposite of white.

    Promising review: "For such a reasonable price, I looked like a million bucks. I wore this dress to a wedding and received so many compliments! The fit was perfect and I was very comfortable. I will definitely order a Miusol dress again in the future." —Maritza Urrego

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in two colors).

    24. An asymmetrical lace bodycon dress for saying "I do" to every picture you take.

    Get it from Macy's for $27.60+ (originally $69; available in sizes 1X-3X and in three colors).

    25. A belted ruffle mini dress, because looking this chic should never equal the cost of a wedding.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in seven colors).

    26. A belted V-neck gown with a high-low hem because you too deserve to be on an altar.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress! I purchased it to wear to my best friend's wedding, and it's absolutely perfect. It looks just like the pictures and fits like a dream!" —TerraDactyl

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 11 colors).

    27. A chiffon tunic dress with crochet sleeves that'll instantly become your soulmate, aka a love story for the ages.

    Promising review: "This is such a pretty dress. It feels like it's good quality, especially for the price! It has a very nice slip inside so it's not see-through in any way. It's very soft and flowy, just what I needed for my friends wedding!" —So

    Get it from Amazon for $15.50+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in six colors).

    28. A cut-out bandage dress for a slight twist to your usual black dress — don't worry, you'll still wear this for years to come.

    Get it from Lord & Taylor for $44.25 (originally $59; available in sizes 0-12).

    29. A sequined short sleeve dress, because you'll have your own disco ball on hand. No worries if the DJ "forgot" one.

    Promising review: "I love this dress. I’m 5’ 8” so I was a little concerned about the length, but it was past my fingertips and I never had to worry about it coming up. It wasn’t itchy either, which I definitely expected to happen throughout the night. I was never uncomfortable and received tons of compliments. I also didn’t notice any shedding sequins! I definitely would recommend, especially for the price." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in eight colors).

    30. A seamless tube slip dress so you feel daring enough to sneak a fourth piece of cake. You know everyone wants to, too.

    Promising review: "This one stays put! I'm happy that it does not ride down on me. It hugs me in all the places I'd like it to and it acts like support wear." —anthashl

    Get it from Free People for $30 (available in sizes XS/S-ML and in two colors).

    31. A lace contrast swing dress that'll become your go-to faster than it takes to dance the Hora. So actually, a lot faster.,

    Promising review: "I had an out-of-town wedding on a Saturday and ordered this dress on the Thursday before. I was so late in ordering, I had to have the dress delivered to my mother-in-law’s house where I would be staying. I was skeptical about ordering a dress online and brought a 'back-up outfit' just in case. The dress was delivered promptly on Friday. I tried it on and...IT WAS AMAZING! It fit perfectly and was gorgeous. I received many compliments at the wedding. I felt comfortable and pretty at the same time. I’m beyond impressed and am looking forward to buying another!" —Katrina Okoroafo

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in six colors).

    32. An angel-sleeve midi dress for feeling so comfortable, you'll be the last one standing. But you already knew you'd be.

    Get it from Asos for $35 (available in sizes 12-20).

    33. A scallop-pleated skater dress, because it's wedding season baby and you're going to need a reliable LBD STAT.

    Promising review: "This dress is great! I wore it to a wedding this past weekend and received so many compliments! It's super comfortable and a great fit. I'd say true to size. I am a medium in pretty much everything and it fit perfectly. I highly recommend this dress." —Stacy Garrity

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in ten colors).

    34. A belted halter maxi dress with an optional topper so you're good to go whatever the weather may be — cold? Hot? Do we ever really know what's coming?

    Promising review: "Holy smokes this dress is gorgeous! It’d easily cost $60+ in a department store. The fabric is beautiful, feels durable, and it’ll be perfect for a wedding that I’m going to. I love, love, love this dress and am so happy I made this purchase. I think I may just buy it in every single color they have." —Doni Cruz

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in five colors).

    35. A crepe-sleeved midi dress that'll make you wonder why you ever considered spending $$$ on clothes. Your budget should be saved for the afterparty.

    Get it from Boohoo for $20 (originally $40; available in sizes 12-20 and in three colors).

    36. A bodycon knee-length dress for easily winning most dramatic entrance. Did you tip off the wedding photographer about your arrival? Maybe.

    Promising review: "Let me tell YOU! I absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this dress. I ordered this dress to wear to a wedding and it was better than I expected. The price is so amazing for the quality of this dress. The compliments I received on this dress were too many to count. I’m thinking of ordering this dress in black!" —Bella Eden

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 10 colors).

    37. A lace-top cocktail dress, because the only thing spooky should be an October wedding — not your credit card bill.

    Promising review: "I purchased this dress for a wedding. Since the price was so cheap I didn't have very high expectations, but I was pleasantly surprised. I must have gotten a compliment every few minutes on how great the dress looked on. It was comfortable and well-made for the price tag. I liked it so much I'm thinking about ordering another in a different color!" —Mac&Ernie

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in two colors).

    38. A polka dot maxi dress so you look spot on the entire evening. Even if there's an open bar.

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $20 (originally $40; available in sizes 2-8).

    39. An elegant lace dress that'll create a look more memorable than any family photos. They'll be talking about this instead.

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful dress. I wore it to an evening wedding. I am five foot five and DD in the chest. Usually I wear a large, so I got this in large and it fit great." —JCA

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in sizes S-XL).

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