These prom dresses can be the affordable alternative wedding dresses of your dreams #Stuff we love#affiliate#bridesmaid dress#dress#dress shopping#print dress#prom dress#wedding dress with sleeves March 1 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits This post features offbeat affiliates, meaning that if you buy something featured, you'll be financially supporting this site's mission of bringing awesomeness to readers everywhere. Prom dresses, bridesmaid dresses, ballgowns, formal dresses… all of these terms can totally mean WEDDING DRESSES. Plus, they're almost all sub-$500 which means they're alternative wedding dresses on a budget. I went a-scouring the prom and bridesmaids sections to see what steals and deals I could find in pinks, metallics, whites, creams, florals, and so many more. Y'all know you can wear white, but don't discount the rest of the rainbow. Those blush sequins need someone to wear 'em, right? I guess I'll just have to take one for the team and wear them all. It'll be hard, but I'll try to manage. Go beat me to them and find that prom dress turned wedding dress right now… Beaded Mesh Gown Beaded Ballgown Sidney Embroidered Fit & Flare Gown Beaded Lace Two-Piece Gown Chelsea Lace A-Line Gown Embroidered Mesh & Tulle Halter Gown Sophia Crochet Lace Mermaid Gown Alex Sheer Panel A-Line Gown Embroidered Halter Gown Jersey Popover Gown Farrah Halter Gown Maxi Dress Ruffle Hem Off the Shoulder Mermaid Gown Tulle Column Gown Iris Slit Crepe Gown Charlie Sequin Jumpsuit Metallic Jacquard Ballgown Harper Mermaid Gown Bobbinet Halter Gown Cap Sleeve Dupioni Full Length Dress Embellished Blouson Gown Michelle Sequin Gown Brocade Gown Off the Shoulder Popover Gown Strapless Jacquard Ballgown Embellished Bateau Neck Gown Dupioni A-Line Gown Plunging Sweetheart Neck Ballgown Karen Mermaid Gown Velvet Trim Strapless Ballgown Beaded Gown Embroidered Bodice Ballgown Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Two brides had the sweetest DIY farm wedding you'll have seen yet NEXT A modern Tuscan black tie wedding with plenty of DIY and style Show/Hide comments [ 1 ] I recently bought my dress from the "prom" section for my upcoming wedding. A lovely champagne color with embroidered bodice — for WAY less than the wedding dresses I looked at. 4 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.