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.
& Other Stories
Great news! One of the high street's coolest stories &OtherStories 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.
Lipsy has long been the high street fashion choices of girls wanting fashion-forward and feminine designs.
We love the lace neckline, flattering silhoette and soft colours on the Jasmine Jewel Waist Maxi Dress £90, while the Samantha Floral Trim Cold Shoulder Maxi Dress £85 is a timeless style with a unique neckline that's bound to suit all of your maids.
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 soft blue and sheer layers on this Dekana dress £85, makes it an ideal bridesmaid dress for a pretty spring wedding. Our other favourite is the Alessia dress £60, which strikes a bold shape and flattering high neckline in a soft shade of grey-blue. From £70, www.chichiclothing.com
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.
& Other Stories
& Other Stories has long been one of our favourite destinations for trend-led clothes with a high street price tag. Their dresses tend to be a little more casual and cool, like this Ruffle Tie Wrap Dress £79, a perfect bridesmaid style that you'll no doubt wear again.
For a unique style, we love this preppy and fresh A-line Cotton Dress £59, perfect for a summer wedding abroad.
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 colours and subtle design details that Hobbs offer are particularly pretty, like this Champagne coloured capped sleeve Ollie Dress £249. Or the Alexis Maxi Dress £159, which features a beautiful high halter neckline.
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.
This navy Imi lace dress £149, has a gorgeous neckline and timeless shape that is bound to flatter all body types. For a lighter colour palette, the Heidi Dress £109 is a style that will perfectly compliment blush pink flowers.
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.
You can see Monsoon's reputation for embellishment is well deserved with this Helena Embellished Maxi Dress £169, which treds the line perfectly between relaxed and glamourous.
If you're looking for a bold bridesmaids look, we love the bright shade and striking silhoette of the Katya Frill Maxi Dress £179.
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 at a fantastic price point.
For a romantic bohemian wedding, we love this Pleated Maxi Dress With Spot Mesh Frill Detail £70. Asos also offer a great colour pallatte, such as the unique shade of teal on the Amelia Rose Embellished Top Maxi Dress with Frill Sleeve detail £135.
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.
The Andromeda Maxi Dress £195 is the perfect compliment to any romantic bridal look and fantastic value for money. For something a bit brighter and more summery, we love the Lace Daisy Bodice Mini Dress £165.
Ted Baker is known for sculpted dress shapes and bursts of bright colour and prints, which make it a great stop for bridesmaids' looks.
If you're planning a simple wedding with subtle details, we love this Barbz Majestic Ruffle Sleeve Contrast Dress £179. For something more flouncy and romantic, the Dulciee Cut-out Shoulder Maxi Dress £229, is a gorgeous option.
Very has a great mix of designer and high street styles so there's something for every budget. Within their V by Very range you'll find a great selection of bridesmaid-friendly dresses like this V by Very Lace Frill Midi Dress £90. Very also have a curve collection designed to cater for larger sizes. We love this V by Very Curve Premium Lace Skater Dress £65, which will no doubt look flattering on all sizes and skin tones.
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. The brightly coloured Genoa Embroidered Maxi Dress £160, is perfect for a summer wedding abroad in Europe. While if you're looking for something more subdued and elegant, we love the Whisper Ruth Lace Fit and Flare Dress £135.
Miss Selfridge is famous for combining its signature sexy shapes with feminine details like ruffles and bows, and its occasionwear follows this trend.
This season we love the prints Miss Selfridge has in particular, like this Pink Printed Tiered Wrap Dress £43. If you're set to get married in a tropical climate, we love this bright and summery Premium Red Floral Print Maxi Dress £55.
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.
Ghost is celebrated for its use of flowing satins, crepes, soft georgettes and rich jewel colours - and these make their designs particularly pretty as bridesmaid dresses.
New Look adds a dose of the fun to its occasionwear with dresses that will shimmer whether your bridesmaids are walking up the aisle or dancing to the late night DJ.
For something feminie, this Light Green T-Shirt £19.99 and Light Green Lace Midi Skirt £24.99 is a really fun look your bridesmaids are sure to love. If your maids have fantastic figures, we recommend the Pink Bardot Neck Scuba Midi Dress £19.99.
When it comes to high street UK bridesmaid dresses that won't bust the budget, M&S should be one of your first ports of call.
Phase Eight champions romantic designs and soft chiffon fabrics, often arranged in Grecian-inspired drapes with flattering ruche details. If you're planning a wedding with a fairytale feel, this is the place to start your bridesmaid outfits search.
Missguided is the place to go if your bridesmaids are modern girls with bags of attitude. Cut to show off the female physique at its best, Missguided's statement look involves body con dresses with subtle sensuous side splits.