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Self-funded wedding budget: one couple's lessons learned

We got married October 2016, and we paid for 90% of the wedding. We have a few self-funded wedding budget tips and examples for making it work when you're on your own budget. The biggest thing I found for saving is networking and negotiating.

Most importantly for us was picking our "thing" — the one thing you want to splurge on/don't want to have a wedding without.

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25 chic-as-hell and inexpensive wedding dresses under $500

While you can totally spend thousands of buckeroos on a fabulous and chic wedding dress, you don't HAVE to. In fact, you can find a cheap and cheerful inexpensive wedding dress at one of our favorite stores, ASOS. They're rocking our world with their wedding dresses, bridesmaid gowns, mothers-of-the-couple dress, and tons of outfits for wedding guests (and stuff I just want to buy for mahself!). We've rounded up a few of our favorite inexpensive wedding dresses from ASOS to get your dress shopping started — and they're all $500 and under.

Let's go shopping for chic and lovely yet totally inexpensive wedding dresses…