It’s wedding season, and the cost of wedding attire and accessories can account for a significant portion of the wedding budget. Even though magazines and TV shows focus heavily on designer looks, bridal consultant Kelly Staton believes it’s possible to achieve the perfect bridal dress and accessorize — all on a smaller budget.

  • Stick with your attire budget and don’t compromise.
  • Cost of accessories tend to go up if labeled as “bridal.”
  • Borrow, borrow, borrow.

Staton shares more details about these and other tips to save on wedding attire for brides.

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