(Closed) Cheaper alternative to Nicole Miller Janey?

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Buzzing Beekeeper

Don’t know if it is close enough but Mori Lee Voyages for $414

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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

David’s Bridal

Watters Encore

Mori Lee Voyage

Da Vinci

Ann Taylor (this is closer to $800)

Clarisse Prom

 

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Worker bee

I tried this dress on, and honestly I wasn’t impressed. The lace feels much more stiff/rough in person than I was expecting. Also if you look at the dress just from the waist up (like most pictures on that day will be) this dress just looked like a lace tank top! 

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Buzzing bee

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abkesq:  I love the Janey. A word of advice: I think there is a substantial quality difference between the BHLDN version and the Nicole Miller version. I know they’re supposed to be the same, but I tried it on at both salons and was amazed at how differently they were constructed and the lower quality finishes.

That being said, I’d recommend looking at secondhand dresses given your price point. I also was trying to stay under $1000 and fell in love with a Jenny Yoo dress (Jenny Yoo and Nicole Miller are partner companies). I huntered around at preownedweddingdresses.com until I found a dress that was a similar shape and fabric.

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abkesq:  

I know some of these are a little more than $600 but most all over lace wedding dresses start at about $1000. That’s why I also included some lace bridesmaids dresses (that come in white & ivory) that are way less, under $500.

Mori Lee 6806 (retails around $700)

http://www.morilee.com/bridals/voyage/6806

Mori Lee 6784 (retails around $700)

http://www.morilee.com/bridals/voyage/6784

Venus Bridal VN6852 – Informal (retails around $450)

http://www.venusbridal.com/bridals/venus-informals/VN6852NT

Venus Bridal VN6789 – Informal (retails around $550)

http://www.venusbridal.com/bridals/venus-informals/VN6789

Venus Bridal AT4601 (retails around $600)

http://www.venusbridal.com/bridals/angel-tradition/at4601

Wtoo 894 (retails around $200)

http://watters.com/Product/WtooDresses/894/

Watters 7252 (retails around $300)

http://watters.com/Product/WattersWatters/7252/

Watters 5220 (retails around $300)

http://watters.com/Product/WattersWatters/5220/

Jim Hjelm Noir NZ3378 (comes in Ivory – retails around $500)

http://www.jlmcouture.com/Noir-By-Lazaro/Bridesmaid/Additional/Style-3378

Impression Bridal 20232 (available in Ivory & White – retails around $250)

http://www.impressionbridal.com/collections.php?cat=23

 

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