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    27 Budget-Friendly Things To Wear To All Those Weddings You're Invited To This Year

    These things will have you feeling like the best-dressed person at the wedding (besides the bride, of course).

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    1. A crewneck, floral lace knee-length dress that's beyond lovely and will look great with some pumps and a clutch.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I had ordered a dress from Nordstrom Rack that was suddenly backordered, so I took a huge chance and ordered this one last minute. It came fast and fit great! I got so many compliments on it! The lace is super comfy and the fraying on the sleeves and the bottom really make it unique." —Snorman

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 18 colors and styles).

    2. A velvet swing dress perfect for pairing with tights for a winter or fall wedding. The unique design is sure to be an eye-catcher.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wore this dress to a college semi-formal this winter. It was perfect for the cold weather, I got so many compliments, and it is VERY flowy. I usually struggle with things being tight on my chest, but I didn't have that problem with this dress." —Grace INGRAM

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

    3. A flutter-sleeve dress, because it's simple, yet stylish and you can easily wear it again for other occasions.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is so nice for the price it's kind of a steal. Fits so well, soft, nice material. Beautiful and classy. As one reviewer mentioned it can look a little broad in the shoulders, but it's also part of the vintage flutter-sleeve style. Such a bargain." —Kaela

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 13 colors).

    4. An asymmetric long velvet jacket to layer over your dress during the colder months, without totally ruining your glamorous wedding lewk.

    Amazon, amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Wow! I just got this and wore it for the first time today, and I've had three strangers and numerous friends compliment it already. I can't remember getting this much notice from any clothing I've ever worn! It's soft, fits as expected, and it is DRAMATIC. I got a small, and it's loose, flowy, and light. It hits right at the top of my thigh." —Lady

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 12 colors).

    5. A lace peplum top to pair with dress pants, a pencil skirt, or even jeans and heels if it's a more casual wedding.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is my new favorite shirt to wear to work! Love the color and fabric. Fits true to size. It has a built-in tank top inside so it’s not see-through. Love the detail on the sleeves!! Highly recommend." —katelhrb

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and nine colors and styles, including long and short sleeve options).

    6. A pair of colorful tights you can layer under your skirt or dress so you can be warm at cooler venues and still look fabulous.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Opaque black tights are exactly as advertised. No smell, soft and quality material. I pair these tights with knee-length dresses and heels for a professional look. The tights almost look like leggings without any bulk. I’ve already repurchased. The tights add warmth to your legs, so I’d recommend these for the fall and winter." —Xena

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes S/M or L/XL, in nine colors, and in sets of two).

    7. A pair of closed-toe ankle-strap block heels that will instantly ~elevate~ any ensemble you decide to go with.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "They're very cute and very easy to walk in! I grew up playing in swamps and my balance is absolutely awful, so I'm not generally the type to wear heels — for both style and safety reasons. I trip and roll my ankles a lot! However, the base of these heels is wide enough that I don't roll my ankles, and I haven't tripped once! I did put a gel insert in the shoes to make them more comfortable to wear long-term, and that has worked very well. I also think they are absolutely adorable! I've never loved a pair of heels before! I highly recommend them, especially to people who have a hard time walking in heels." —Chrstina Norwood

    Get them from Amazon for $19.97+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and 18 colors and styles).

    8. A dainty rhinestone choker to give you a hint of glam, even if you decided to go the simple route with your dress and hair.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $9.99 (originally $18; available in two finishes).

    9. A knit sweater dress for you to style up or down however you please. Flats, heels, a jacket, a belt — it'll all look good for a more laid-back wedding.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress fits PERFECT. I am always skeptical with Amazon clothing purchases. This dress is an extremely soft (almost cashmere feeling) sweater material. It hugs the curves so nice! Snug, but definitely not tight." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 19 colors).

    10. A flared midi skirt in a pretty shade of purple for something fun but still elegant. This shade and silhouette would work perfect for a springtime ceremony.

    Ashley Stewart

    Get it from Ashely Stewart for $44.50 (available in sizes 10/12–30/32 and in two colors).

    This items is currently included in a Buy One Get One 50% Off Sale at Ashley Stewart.

    11. A shaggy open-front parka to throw on over your little black dress for a bold style statement.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Bought this for California nights out and am in LOVE! The jacket is made well and actually fits! I read the other reviews about the jacket looking 'sparse' and some of the fringe being sewn into the seams. Mine did have a few areas like this, but I fixed them by using an unsharpened pencil or the skinny end of a makeup brush and gently pulling the fringe out from the seam. If you're on the fence, just buy it! Great $/wear, and I'm probably going to buy the black too!" —Autumn Beck

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and seven colors).

    12. A blush lace-panelled midi dress that'll surely have your wedding date's jaw on the floor.

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $42 (originally $84; available in sizes 12-24 and in five colors).

    13. An envelope clutch with a cut-out pattern, gold background, and detachable chain strap — perfect for adding some personality to your formal look.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is, by far, the best $10 I’ve spent. And I’ve spent plenty. I love a bargain. Didn’t have the highest hopes at this price point. I got it in white and it’s AMAZING. Everyone who has seen it has complimented me, I’m back to buy in several other colors. This is a sturdy bag. I’ve gotten clutches this price that feel so flimsy and don’t hold the shape. This is sturdy, has a good feel in your hand. Has some bulk/weight to it, in a good way. Feels like you could’ve spent much more. The chain is long, but not quite long enough for me to wear as a crossbody. I use it mainly as a clutch but love how the chain tucks away easily and doesn’t take up space. It’s amazing. I want them all!" —andrea

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 10 colors).

    14. A pair of strappy kitten heel sandals that come in so many color options, you're going to want at least five pairs. They'll look incredible with any flowy dress for a summery outdoor wedding — and the heel won't get stuck in the grass.

    amazon.com

    Promising reviews: "I was really hoping to like these shoes and ... they did not disappoint! I have wide feet so I was afraid that they would be too narrow but they are very comfortable. It's the perfect heel height for me since I do not like too high of a heel. The chunky heel also makes the shoe very comfortable for hours and hours to wear. This is a staple shoe for a very good deal." —Star K

    Get them from Amazon for $21+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and 23 colors) or check out a similar style with a much higher heel for $28.99+ (available in sizes 4.5-11.5 and 14 colors).

    15. A lace-up maxi dress for commanding attention on the dance floor at the reception.

    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $33.50 (originally $67; available in sizes 2-10 and in two colors).

    16. A pair of chic paper-bag waist pants that are cute, comfy, and available in tons of colors. And you'll definitely be able to wear these to work after the wedding.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm in LOVE with these pants as they are good quality and stylish! I love how you can dress them up or down and the bow and pockets add such a nice touch (I love pockets in anything). I already have the olive color in my cart and will be buying them VERY soon. They fit perfectly and are lose/tight in all the right places. I love wearing these to work as they are comfy and don't constrict anything. Highly recommend!" —Natasha

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXXL and 38 colors and designs).

    17. A vintage-inspired swing dress for you to add a pearl necklace to and look like an Old Hollywood movie star.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This was absolutely awesome for the price. It was a ridiculously comfortable dress that looked just the right amount of fancy for an anniversary party. I will absolutely be wearing this again! Got a ton of compliments. Also not too low cut like some of these style dresses can be." —Stacey

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in size S–3XL, 16W–24W and 28 colors and prints).

    18. A variety pack of beautiful hair clips that'll automatically jazz up your updo.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I am letting my bangs grow out and was desperate for some hair clips to help. These are perfect. There is a good assortment of clips, dressy and plain ones. Some have artificial pearls, acrylic surfaces, just plain pins for everyday use. I have tried them all and they are very comfortable in my hair with no sharp edges. Good for adults, teenagers and children. Very easy to put in." —lidia samano

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $8.99.

    19. A satin leopard print maxi dress perfect for looking elegant, but still a little sassy. If you're a lover of animal print, this dress is a classy and subtle way to rock it at a wedding.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $38 (available in sizes S–L).

    20. A versatile below-the-knee stretchy pencil skirt you can pair with any fancy top and heels for a killer look, and then restyle it again and again.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this skirt. Fits like a glove... good quality, double-lined. Yes, it is as fitted as you see in pictures, but not uncomfortable at all. If you want a skirt that is sexy and modern, this is it. If you want loose and comfy look elsewhere. Some reviews said you can't walk in it, not true, unless you take huge steps or need to run. I love it so much I just purchased it in navy, red, and grey. Enjoy it ladies!" —Vero

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 17 designs).

    21. A set of four pearl-embellished velvet headbands for a classy way to fix a hairstyle that just isn't quite cooperating.

    Amazon, amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Beautiful pearl-adorned headbands! The material is velvety and great quality. The pearls are attached super well, not worried they will fall off. They are comfortable on myself and still fit my 3-year-old daughter. Great selection of colors: black, cream, pink and a muted mustard shade. Overall an amazing purchase for a good price." —Lisa Velasco

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $14.95.

    22. A bell-sleeve shift dress that you can easily pack up and wear on the beach for a gorgeous destination wedding.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this dress. I buy from Amazon all the time and this may be my favorite. Not cheap material... it’s the perfect length. I ordered it in two other colors." —Maureen Seus

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 28 colors and prints).

    23. A long sleeve twist-front dress in a muted green color, perfect for a wedding that falls in that late winter-early spring time frame.

    Target

    Get it from Target for $20.99 (originally $29.99; available in sizes 1X–4X).

    24. Classic low-height pumps that are nice enough to wear for any formal wedding and comfy enough to dance all night in.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm shocked! I needed a pair of heels to wear to a wedding. Seeing as I don't get out much I did not intend on spending a lot of money on them. Not only do these shoes look amazing, but they feel amazing as well! I wore them during the reception and the ceremony. They were so comfortable and did not leave blisters or my feet sore. I danced in them all night!"Jennifer Hanns

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes 5-12 and 21 colors).

    25. A floral lace sleeveless high-low dress that's so cute, it could easily pass for a bridesmaid dress!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Absolutely perfect! I loved it! Exactly what I was looking for! Very light and comfortable. I ordered a belt with a ribbon tie in the back and hand sewed it around the waste just to give it a little extra something. I highly recommend this dress. I want to buy more in different colors. I knew I wanted a high-low in lace and in this color blue and everything I found at the stores cost over $100. The price was awesome and I got the dress I wanted! Love love love." —Ketz85

    Get it from Amazon for $25.69+ (available in sizes XS–4XL and 16 colors).

    26. A pair of acrylic drop statement earrings, because they are chic, elegant, and perfect for adding some prettiness to a simple dress.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "Cute! These are really cute, the color story is neutral enough that they go with almost everything. Very lightweight and comfortable to wear. I get compliments every time I wear them, whether casually or to work." —909601

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in seven colors).

    27. An off-the-shoulder pleated dress for a more dramatic style statement that's sure to have everyone complimenting you at the reception.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I loved it! I had a Galentine's birthday party and it was a hit. It moves so pretty and it fits well. Now I am 5’6 and I wore heels and it flowed perfectly, but if you are a little shorter, be prepared. It’s long (might need to get it hemmed, but it would be worth it). So many compliments and I adore it." —KiSh Durham

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and 12 colors).

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