The best high street dresses for a wedding abroad..
(Click on the store name to visit their bridal collection website)
A pretty collection of bridal dresses and separates. A selection of bridesmaid dresses, flower girls, page boy outfits and bridal accessories. The website only has a few examples but with 60 stores nationwide stocking the Bridal collection you’re never far from having a browse.
From £125 - £250
The M&S Wedding Shop has everything you need to celebrate your big day. Many of their dresses are strappy and strapless making them ideal for the beach wedding.
As you would expect from Coast, their bride and bridesmaid collection is full of pretty and feminine dresses. Browse most of them on their website or pop into one of the 206 outlets across the UK.
Prices from £55 - £295
The Debenhams website offers a great one stop shop for all your wedding needs, from Bridal dresses, shoes, underwear, jewellery & tiaras, bridesmaids, pageboys and of course the groom. There's plenty of advice on there about finding the dress for your shape and size and a list of branches to find the one nearest you.
Dresses from £120 - £500
Oxfam has 11 bridal outlets across the UK where 95% of the dresses are brand new - either designer samples or ex cat walk. Average cost is £250 when some were originally worth £1000s.
Their user-friendly website has all the details and you can find and book an appointment at an Oxfam shop near you.
The virtual high street
The web is also a great place to find a more expensive dress at a knock down price. It's a bit of a gamble but do your research and you could save yourself a tidy sum and still marry in that designer dress of your dreams.
Many designer dresses, ex cat walk, sample or ex display are sold at these events. Most have never been worn. Check out their website for the next sale date and venue.
Ebay of course has a whole range of wedding dresses.