Finding cheap bridesmaid dresses that are not only budget-friendly, but also styish, can sometimes seem like a tough mission. There's no denying that shopping for bridesmaid dresses can be an expensive business - especially if you have several bridesmaids and you've offered to foot the bill. Buying high street bridesmaid dresses, like cheap wedding dresses is a simple way to keep the cost down and with lots of colours, looks and shapes to choose from, you won't need to compromise on style.
If the thought of traipsing around your local shopping centre with your wedding party in tow makes you break into a cold sweat, fear not: we've done some of the hard work for you and found the top shops and websites where you can find cheap bridesmaid dresses and the perfect gowns for your big day.
If you think lace is just for doilies and grandmothers, Self Portrait will make you change your mind. The brand brings lace into the 21st century with geometric, fashion-forward designs that will leave your bridesmaids looking fresh and modern. The label is a perfect go-to for summery bridesmaid dresses in pastel shades.
For bridesmaids dresses with an elegant and vintage vibe, we love Ghost. The label's signature style is a floor length sheath in flowing satins, crepes and soft georgettes. The range of shades is also idea if you're looking for white or cream dresses or wintery jewel tones such as emerald and ruby.
& Other Stories
Great news! One of the high street's coolest stores & Other Stories has designed a bridal capsule collection for spring summer 2018! Feminine and California casual, the collection consists of dresses and jumpsuits (of course!) in bright summer shades that are perfect to wear to summer weddings.
We love Lipsy for it's feminine designs and accessible price point. The Next label offers a huge range of fashion-forward styles with a large focus on body-con dresses as well as summery prints.
Chi Chi London
Chi Chi London has made a name for itself as one of the go-to stores for show-stopping prom-style frocks. The high-street label is ideal for bridesmaids looking for flattering silhouettes with plenty of skater dresses and flared skirt styles in soft shades and lace fabric.
It's hard to go wrong with Oasis when it comes to purse-friendly fashion. Plus they have a whole range dedicated to all things bridesmaid, with multiple dress styles available in the same colours so your bridal party can mix and match.
For structured silhouettes and an array of floor-skimming designs that'll turn heads, consider Jarlo. Originally starting on Portobello Road, the dress label is now stocked all over Europe, the USA, Australia and Asia. If you're looking for formal bridesmaid dresses in muted and pastel tones, Jarlo is an ideal option.
A long-time favourite for mother-of-the-bride and mother-of-the-groom outfits, Hobbs now has it's own stylish bridesmaid range. The demure collection features a range of flattering dresses, with some styles available in a range of different colours.
Coast is a great place to start when it comes to sourcing budget-friendly and cheap bridesmaid dresses. Whether it's a satin shift or an organza maxi, they have something to suit every taste, shape and size.
Another high street favourite for all wedding attire - bridal and guest - is Monsoon. Renowned for their bohemian influence and intricate embroidery, the brand is a good option if you want to seek out something a little unusual.
If you're bridesmaids don't live in the same place or can't all go shopping at the same time, Asos is a brilliant option. The online retailer has a huge range of bridesmaid dresses inspired by new-season trends, as well as classic shapes that never go out of fashion, and all within an ideal price range.
Needle and Thread
If you've opted for a vintage-style wedding dress and want your bridesmaids' outfits to complement your look, head to Needle & Thread. These masters of embellishment mix intricate embroidery with soft, floaty fabrics to great effect.
Ted Baker is known for sculpted dress shapes and bursts of bright colour and prints, which make it a great stop for bridesmaids' looks.
French Connection is known for its flapper-style sequin dresses but the brand's occasionwear collection is also ideal for finding frocks with a bridesmaid feel.