Best Wedding Dresses Under $2,000

You don't have to sacrifice style to stay within your budget.
by Heather Levine
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    Ball Gown: $1,500

    Get layers of sheer volume with crystal-embellished organza. Wedding dress by Casablanca Bridal.

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    A-line Gown: $1,300

    Get an ethereal look with layers of flowing chiffon. Wedding dress by Enzoani.

    Sheath Gown: $1,200

    Show off your curves in a figure-hugging sheath. Wedding dress by Watters; resin flower necklace by Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel, $350.

    Ball Gown: $1,900

    Not the big ball gown type? Try a shape that's fitted up top, then flares out. Wedding dress by Saison Blanche Couture.

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    Trumpet Gown: $400

    Make an exit wearing an elegant chapel-length train. Wedding Dress by Camille La Vie.

    Knee-Length Dress: $1,625

    You can still shine in a short dress thanks to allover beading. Embellished wedding dress by Saja; faceted cut-glass necklace by Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel, $275.

    Halter Gown: $700

    A ruffled collar is the perfect way to highlight your décolleté. Organza wedding dress by Emerald Couturiers.

    Babydoll Dress: $900

    Want trendy and glam? Float down the aisle in a babydoll silhouette. English net wedding dress by Watters; freshwater pearl necklace with white topaz drop by Sonya Ooten, $1,198 (you saved on the dress; splurge on the necklace!).

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    Pleated Gown: $235

    Don't be afraid of pleats. Accordion pleats are actually slimming. Chiffon wedding dress by Bari Jay; necklace by Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel, $450.

    Trumpet Gown: $1,695

    Balance a heavily beaded bodice with a soft and floaty skirt. Wedding dress by Kirstie Kelly for Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings.

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    Halter Gown: $995

    Want to show off toned shoulders? Slip into a haute halter gown. Silk wedding dress by J.Crew.

    Column Dress: $880

    A draped cowl neckline offsets the streamlined shape of a column gown. Silk satin wedding dress by Nicole Miller, $880; pearl necklace by Sonya Ooten.

    V-Neck Dress: $2,000

    A pearl-embellished neckline makes a shorter style seem dressier. Cotton and silk wedding dress by Reverie by Melissa Sweet.

    Eyelet Gown: $545

    Amp up the wow factor in a tiered skirt. Cotton and organza eyelet wedding dress by Thread.

    Dropped-Waist Gown: $560

    Add a bow to the back of a dropped-waist gown to make it truly one of a kind. So couture! Silk shantung wedding dress by The Dessy Group—Sandals Destination Wedding Dresses.

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