Dresses Under $1,000

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A defined waistline helps shrink your middle and boost your curves.

Silk ruffled surplice neckline wedding dress, $878, Aria

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A peplum is not only super on-trend, its retro shape covers up any problem areas (in the chicest way possible!).

“Clara” wedding dress, $500, Quilaree exclusively available at BHLDN

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A lightweight, chiffon wedding dress with shirred detailing draws the attention away from your curves and onto your oh-so-thin waistline (bonus: this dress’ breezy aura is perfect for a beach wedding).

“Nadia” wedding dress, $650, J.Crew

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Small up top? A V-neck bodice will create the illusion of a larger bust.

Lace wedding dress with ribbon belt, $490, After Six

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Have a long torso? A high waistline makes your legs look longer.

Silk georgette A-line wedding dress, $895, Ann Taylor

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A high neckline looks especially elegant on a smaller chest.

Lace fit-and-flare wedding dress with beaded belt, $900,Mori Lee by Madeline Gardner

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Sparkly embellishments on the bodice give your guests something stunning to stare at when you’re at the alter.

Mikado column wedding dress with crystal-embroidered appliqués, $950, Melissa Sweet Collection available atDavid’s Bridal

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This curve-skimming dress stretches your frame—great for petites!

Crinkle-chiffon fit-and-flare wedding dress, $728; Horsehair sash, $50, White by Vera Wang available atDavid’s Bridal

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Cascading ruffles are ultra-feminine—and if you’re pear-shaped, they can camouflage your lower half.

French Mikado wedding dress with crystal details, $999,Stella York

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The touch of sparkle and plunging cowl back ups the glam factor on this otherwise sleek and simple cap-sleeved sheath.

Beaded wedding dress, $880, Badgley Mischka available at Saks Fifth Avenue

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This glam gown’s corset and single strap give a bigger bust a little extra support.

Style VW351185, garza with draped corset and crystal corsage wedding dress, $828, White by Vera Wang available at David’s Bridal

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Draping is extra slimming; the spray of tulle on the bottom balances out a big bust.

Net fit-and-flare wedding dress, $649, Mori Lee by Madeline Gardner

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The cinched waist of this lacy ball gown helps a boyish figure look curvy.

Draped wrap bodice wedding dress with a shirred ball gown skirt, $690, After Six

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For a boho bride who craves a dash of sex-appeal, the bustier bodice on this lightweight, pleated maxi dress will up the va va voom factor.

“Geneva” bustier pleated maxi wedding dress, $597,Alice + Olivia available at Neiman Marcus

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A cut-out back provides the ultimate peek-a-boo. We love the gown’s raw-edge hem as well!

“Isabella” wedding dress, $950, Ann Taylor 

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Nothing flatters a boyish silhouette quite like a peplum. The off-the-shoulder neckline on this taffeta two-piece gown isn’t bad either.

Taffeta and lace peplum wedding dress, $615, Badgley Mischka available at Saks Fifth Avenue

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There’s only one thing left to do in an ultra romantic dress like this: twirl the night away in a lush starlit garden.

“Rosecliff” wedding dress, $800, Candela exclusively forBHLDN 

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Channel Marilyn Monroe in this shirred satin halter. Update the iconic look with a punchy red lip and tousled waves.

“Lia” wedding dress, $730, Nicole Miller  

 

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This metallic, one-shoulder, bow-adorned gown is as party-ready as they come.

One-shoulder lamé bow wedding gown, $995, Notte by Marchesa available at Saks Fifth Avenue

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It doesn’t get more retro (or simply glam) than a sleek satin fit-and-flare silhouette with a big bow.

Faile-satin fit-and-flare dress, $169, Isaac Mizrahi New York available at Nordstrom

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The pleated scalloped skirt softens this gown’s eye-catching, art-deco embellishments.

Strapless ball gown wedding dress, $728, Sue Wongavailable at Saks Fifth Avenue

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The touch of sparkle and plunging cowl back ups the glam factor on this otherwise sleek and simple cap-sleeved sheath.

Beaded wedding dress, $880, Badgley Mischka available at Saks Fifth Avenue 

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