Check out these crazy affordable RTW finds.

In Filipino weddings, it’s common practice to have the entourage’s attire tailor-made. However, this might not be a practical choice for couples who are working on a strict budget and who are looking to cut down wedding costs. 

These days, a customized entourage dress can cost at least P5,000 per piece, and that’s P40,000 in total if you have eight bridesmaids. Take note: this rate isn’t fixed; it can still increase depending on the final design.

This brings us to a not-so-popular yet promising solution: ready-to-wear gowns. Unlike custom-made ensembles, it’ll be easier for you to avoid going over budget since you’re shopping for dresses with fixed prices. So let's say you'll stick with a budget of P2,000 per dress, you'll only spend P16,000 for eight bridesmaids dresses, compared to P40,000. Wouldn't it be nice to use the remaining P24,000 for your mandatories like your honeymoon destination or wedding videographer? 

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So if you want to explore the RTW route and weigh your options, check out these crazy affordable finds below—and you just might end up clicking “Add to Cart” sooner rather than later: 

Ava

Like wedding invites, floral arrangements, and venue lighting, the bridesmaids’ dresses help set the overall mood of your wedding. If you and your partner want a fun and laid-back atmosphere, why not dress up your entourage in playful printed frocks? Local label Ava.ph offers a wide selection of floral dresses that won’t break the bank, with tea-length pieces that cost as low as P1,500.

FN Tip: If you want your bridesmaids to rock different prints for a mismatched style, stick to a color scheme to make them all look cohesive.

TRY: Alegra Off Shoulder Gown in Floral Print, P1,650, available online

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TRY: Sabrina Dress In Pink Floral Print, P1,499, available online

Zalora 

From maxi wrap dresses and cape dresses to jumpsuits, you’ll find lots of affordable and chic options at Zalora—and that’s not even the best part. They carry an inclusive size range too, from XS to XXXL, making it easy for you to accommodate all your girls in their unique shapes and sizes.

FN Tip: Order your dresses six months before the wedding to ensure that there is enough time for possible returns or any necessary alterations to be made.

TRY: Get Laud Plus Maxi Plus Dress, P1,599, available online

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TRY: Get Laud Natalie Sexy Mini Dress, P1,999, available online

Karimadon

Planning to have a garden or beach wedding? Consider ditching floor-length gowns for short dresses that are just as elegant but a lot more practical. The comfortable length will make it easy for your bridesmaids to fulfill their duties (and dance all night long) without the hassle of having to keep their frocks off the grass or the sand. Take it from newlywed Iza Calzado who wore a midi asymmetric dress for her beachside wedding party (it gave her enough leg room for a night of dancing tinikling!).

Find a wide selection of sophisticated cocktail dresses at Karimadon, which are easily accessible through their mall branches.

TRY: Olena, P2,099, available online

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TRY: Chona dress, P1,999, available online

TRY: Odessa dress, P2,199, available online

Sky Castle

Want something out of the ordinary? Sky Castle offers stylish tops and skirts that you can mix and match for a unique look. Your bridesmaids can even repurpose these separates for numerous occasions. P.S. They are currently on sale until February 28, offering up to 70 percent off both online and in-store so you might want to take advantage of those price drops!

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TRY: Opal multiway top, P590 from P1,190, available online

TRY: Clement ruffle skirt, P1,490 from P2,990, available online

MAGE Sky Castle  

TRY: Elle ball skirt, P1,890, available online

Style Staple

Style Staple serves feminine and flirty dresses that your entourage will actually love—and won’t mind re-wearing for date night. The local label plays around with backless styles, plunging necklines, and fun prints, perfect for sunny outdoor weddings! 

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TRY: Ophelia dress, P,2750, available online

TRY: Cristal dresss, P2,250, available online

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