Are lace wedding dresses more expensive? That’s the question we’re tackling today, submitted to us by Natascha. Like many of us, she has been seeing lace wedding dresses everywhere: pinned, tweeted, on display at bridal shows, in bridal shops, and in print magazines. And while she likes the look, she wonders if lace wedding dresses are more expensive and whether she can find the perfect dress in her budget. She writes,
“Emmaline, I really love lace wedding dresses, especially the dresses with lace cut-outs on the back or lace cap sleeves. I like the long sleeve lace wedding dresses, but my wedding is in the summer so it will be too hot. My budget for a wedding dress is maxed out at $2000, and even then I would ideally like to spend much less than that. Are lace wedding dresses more expensive because they have so much extra detail? Can I find a lace dress that fits into my budget? Thank you!”
Wedding Question: “Are lace wedding dresses more expensive?
Hi Natascha! I agree with you on lace wedding dresses: they’re pretty gorgeous! I, too, love the lace sleeves, cap sleeves, and lace-embroidered dress backs we’re seeing on wedding dresses this season. Now, are lace wedding dresses more expensive? The answer is: not necessarily. Price (and quality) will depend on where you buy; you have a great budget and you’ll definitely be able to find something amazing within that price range. Depending on how much lace is used, the type of lace, and how intricate the design is, you’ll see variations in price. If you shop online (we’re talking from independent designers, not factory sites overseas) you’ll have more control over how much money you spend plus the added benefit of reading reviews and chatting directly with the designer about your custom-made dress.
To show you what we mean, here are a few lace wedding dresses we found within your budget — all under $2000! These dresses are handmade by designer Blush Fashion and they are insanely gorgeous. Take a look:
Hope it helps, Natascha! Happy wedding dress shopping!
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