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Your squad would do anything for you, but conscientious bride that you are, you’re aware that bridal-party duties can be, well, expensive. (After all, you stuck it out for Emily and Maia and Rachel…) Luckily, your BFFs can still look flawless without going broke with these affordable dresses—and if it means more spending money for the bachelorette party, who are you to argue?

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A Bardot Midi Dress

Of course trendy retailer extraordinaire ASOS has an equally trendy wedding line, which includes this off-the-shoulder number. And free shipping and returns make exchanging sizes a snap.

ASOS Wedding ($128)

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Weddington Way

A High-Neck Maxi Dress

Looking for more of a mix-and-match situation? This brand offers dozens of styles, colors and sizes so every one of your besties can feel her best. 

Weddington Way ($144)

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A Pleated V-Neck Maxi Dress

Your dear, dear MOH is already shelling out for multiple plane tickets to showers and parties and the main event itself. Give her a break—in the form of a showstopping dusty-rose dress—for everything she’s done.

Lulus ($78)

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A Floral Cold-Shoulder Midi Dress

This breezy wrap dress would be right at home at a low-key outdoor affair.

ASTR ($120)

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A Surplice Maxi Dress

We love sunny yellow for a summer wedding, and the hidden pockets and just-high-enough slit add another level of carefree vibes. (Don’t worry: It’s still grandparents-appropriate.)

Azazie ($129)

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A Lace-Bodice Gown

You’ll find plenty of dressmakers who specialize in bridal attire on Etsy, like this shop, whose classically elegant frocks look way pricier than they are.

RenzRags ($118)

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Rent the Runway

A Lace Tea Dress

Look: We both know there’s a 90 percent chance your maids aren’t going to wear the dress again. If—and it’s a big if—everyone fits into straight sizes without alterations, renting (from sites like Rent the Runway) gives you access to some gorgeous high-end options. 

Cynthia Rowley ($75 to $90 for rental)

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Vow to be Chic

A Flutter-Sleeve Maxi Dress

Yep, renting opens up a whole world of coveted bridal designers, like Monique Lhuillier and Jenny Yoo. And there are plenty of site options—this is from one called Vow to Be Chic. (Because, seriously, why should groomsmen be the only ones who get to rent?)

Monique Lhuillier ($99 for rental)

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