With the average wedding now costing £27,161 according to a survey by Hitched, it will likely leave brides desperately trying to find ways of cutting costs and in need of some cheap wedding dress suggestions.
If you've never worn a designer dress, perhaps there's no need to start now, especially when the high street is full of off-the-peg dresses that are a fraction of the cost.
With everyone from Dorothy Perkins to Monsoon getting in on bridal wear, there are plenty of less eye-wateringly expensive wedding dresses to pick from, priced under £1000.
If you're on the hunt for your dream dress on a more limited budget, take a browse through the bridal offerings we've found below.
Saving money by purchasing one of the cheapest wedding dresses, you'll have plenty left over for the shoes and veil too.
How do I get an inexpensive wedding dress?
It pays off to shop around before buying your perfect wedding dress.
Always keep an eye on biggest high street retailers that offer wedding collections such as Chi Chi, French Connection and Dorothy Perkins.
Check out spring sales for other brands too, as more and more retailers release their own style wedding dresses.
When shopping online, have in mind ball gowns, as you might find some wedding dresses there too.
Best 3 under £100
For a bride that wants to save her pennies to spend on the bubbly and keep her style minimalist, this dress will answer.
We never thought we'd see the day a wedding dress would cost less than £100, but the Chi Chi bridal collection has arrived to make it affordable.
There's little not to like about this maxi option, with a nipped in waist and subtle A-line skirt to flatter all figures.
The top has been finished with a chic square neckline and detailed with a pretty floral crocheted panel that makes it look much more expensive – it's all in the details ladies.
Bridal Ariana Dress, £70 at Chi Chi London – buy here