Short lace wedding dresses remain popular amongst brides keen to combine the beauty and classic aesthetic of traditional dresses with a bit of a modern twist. That touch of contemporary spark can help to really set the dress apart. As with all forms of clothing, though, picking a suitable wedding dress comes is a big decision, and there are a number of different factors that go into it.
Budget is probably the first thing to consider. As anyone who's planned one before knows, weddings don't come cheap. Indeed, a mere mention of the 'W' word is often enough to add an extra zero to the price of anything from the cake to the venue.
Wedding dresses can be purchased according to more or less every possible budget, from Â£50 right the way up to Â£10,000 or more. For those on a shoestring, it can actually be worth considering the merits of second-hand. Because wedding dresses are by their nature only worn once, second-hand can meaning getting as much as 50% off a dress thatâs more or less new! Of course, it does mean relying on good fortune to a certain extent: the bride has to get lucky in finding not only the perfect dress, but one that's in her size.
Buying new, of course, is preferable to many people keen to ensure that every aspect of the ceremony is completely unique to the happy couple. In this case, there are also a number of different budgets catered to. The choice, in the end, is down to the bride!