How can I look good in a cheap wedding gown asks the future spring bride. Well why cant you look good is the simple answer to that question. A cheap wedding gown is no different to that of an expensive wedding dress - other than the cost. This is one occasion in your life that is to be special, so it is a clever bride who does not overspend on a wedding gown - which hopefully never has to be worn again from this day forward.
Weddings are where the betrothed couple seem to forget and ignore what marriage entails. The future bride and groom tend to splash out on wedding accessories that they can ill afford and then start married life with huge debts hanging over their heads. Wedded bliss is all about happiness - but when the wedding is over - and your expensive wedding dress hangs covered in a polyethylene bag in the wardrobe, it is then you realize why a cheap wedding gown would have been one of the best money saving options.
What is the difference between a cheap wedding gown and an expensive bridal dress? None. What you have to remember is the bridal attire will no doubt be very pretty in design i.e. because of the material, colour, layers of lace or frills, or the encrusted pearl bodice. But it is the bride herself that will expel the whole entity of beauty on the day. So there you have it in a nutshell, this is all about you and how you look and feel on your wedding day regardless of the bridal attire being a cheap wedding gown or not.
Okay fair enough the expensive wedding dress may have additional extras but also additional cost remember - all because there is an extra layer of sequins sewn under the bust line - big deal. A cheap wedding gown can also have a layer of wedding jewels as such if you are handy with a needle and cotton or know someone that is.
When in a wedding or bridal shop consider buying the cheapest wedding gown on the rail, the plainer - then less money to pay. By doing this you can fancy the dress up the way you want, because at the end of the day, it is only you that knows in your heart how you would like your wedding gown to look. Buying a plain cheap wedding gown will definitely save you money for to spend on other necessities so you do not go over your budget.
Now let us spice up that cheap wedding gown without even touching it.
1 If the cheap wedding gown is of a Victorian type neckline - wear your hair up. Take the plain and simplicity look away from the dress with a sparkling tiara, dangling glittering earrings and sparkling shoes to match. The bridal bouquet will also attract your guests' attention so choose the flowers and colour carefully. Can you see the whole appearance of your gown changing with how you are adding little bits and bobs?
2 If the cheap wedding gown is an off the shoulder design, then let the tresses flow. Add a jewelled choker around the neck or a string of pearls. Layers or strings of pearls worn like that of a Charleston girl back in the 1930s i.e. hanging below the wedding gown bust line are an ideal way to take away any bareness of the plain look. If the cheap wedding gown is styled to a figure hugging fit, then once a gain use your imagination and creative talent by wearing a belt. The belt can be one you made yourself. You can stick or sew on pearls, sequins, etc to your own taste. Once again strings of pearls can be used to wrap around the waist. How you do this is entirely up to you.
If the cheap wedding gown is designed like that of Cinderella going to the ball with no accessories like jewelled pieces or extra layers of lace then the bigger the bouquet of flowers the better.
If you are counting the pennies and can not afford to spice up the cheap wedding gown, does it really matter because, you are at the altar for one reason only and that is to please your partner - and that you will - by keeping it plain and simple. Why you ask, well he will see less to remove on the night of your honeymoon where you may bet he tends on spicing up whatever needs spicing at the time. So there you have it, by keeping it plain you saved on the pennies and your future husband is thanking the lord for "Pennies from heaven"