Tip of the Day: “Just because you have $1,500 set aside for your wedding dress doesn’t necessarily mean that you can buy a $1,500 gown! Tack on tax, and if you're not buying off the rack, you could get charged for shipping. You might need alterations too,” says Courtney Lutkus from Simply Radiant Events.
Make sure to leave yourself a little bit extra in your budget for all the other extras besides the actual gown, such as your undergarments, shoes, hair accessories and any jewelry.
Plus, check out 10 Mistakes Brides Make When Dress Shopping.