Some people consider their wedding as the most important day in their lives. Well, if they’re spending hundreds of thousands, millions even, it better be. But, as we learned from Kimi Juan and Thomas Caja, you can set a reasonable budget and stick to it. If you find the right vendors and location, you can have a beautiful wedding without digging into your savings too much. And, here at Preen.ph, we want to help you achieve that. With everything on your wedding to-do list, a reception dress might be at the bottom. You’re probably having a gorgeous dress made for the ceremony and don’t want to spend more for another piece. Well, your reception dress doesn’t have to be something extravagant. It can be simple but still stylish and comfortable. To help you ladies out, we scoured the Internet for affordable dresses you can cop at the mall today. Some of these are even on sale so scroll through and buy your favorite.
Mango Wrap Neckline Dress
Cop it for: P7,995
After slipping out of your wedding dress, throw on something more comfortable. If you still want to wear something long and elegant, check out this dress from Mango. It has a V neckline, gathered detail in front, and a three quarter length sleeve. It’s flowy and has a side slit so you can move around easily. Available at Bonifacio High Street.
Zara Long Lace Dress
Cop it for: P1,295
For a beach or garden reception, you’d want to stay cool and breezy. We’re sure your wedding gown is beautiful but for the reception, you might want to change into something that isn’t so heavy. This dress is made of lace and has a round neckline. Because it is see-through, you have to wear something underneath. Maybe a bodysuit for something sexy or a simple slip. Keep your heels on or switch to some white boots. Available at Power Plant Mall.
Miss Selfridge Square Front Bodycon Dress
Cop it for: P2,200
We don’t blame you for wanting to change into something shorter after the ceremony. If that is in your plan, consider this dress. It has a bodycon fit and a square front. There is also a slit in front so you can walk easily. You can wear this structured piece by itself or layer it under a white blazer or outerwear piece. Available at Greenbelt 5.
H&M Sleeveless Long Dress
Cop it for: P7,990
Don’t worry, ladies you can have both comfort and elegance. For the party portion of your wedding, throw on this silk-like dress. It has spaghetti straps and a draped V neckline. It has a concealed zipper and heavy draping from the waist down. It is simple and clean so you can wear this after your wedding day. Available at SM Makati
Warehouse Asymmetric Sleeveless Dress
Cop it for: P4,270
If you’re looking for a piece that’s fun, different, and has geometric cuts, cop this dress. It has asymmetrical sleeves and hemline. There are also pleats along the bust area. Because the length of the dress is quite short, you can also opt to switch up your shoes. You can wear something more embellished and bold. Available at Robinsons Galleria.
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