Can you tell the high street from the designer wedding dresses?

Can YOU tell the £50 wedding dress from the one that costs £4,000? Budget vs blow out quiz featuring ASOS and designer brands will put your knowledge to the test

  • FEMAIL searched retailers and some of biggest designers to find wedding gowns
  • Brands range from Nasty Gal and ASOS to high-end names such as Galvan
  • Start from £25 and go up to £3,952, but can you rank them in ascending price 

With lockdown restrictions easing and bride-to-be’s finally able to attend wedding dress fittings, FEMAIL has searched high and low for some of the best gowns on offer.  

High-street retailer Nasty Gal has recently joined the likes of ASOS, Missguided and Ghost in releasing an affordable bridal range, with some of the dresses costing as little as £25. 

So, with the most expensive gown priced at almost £4,000, do you think you can you tell the high street bargains from the designer dresses? 

Stand out pieces including a crystal trimmed, open back, puff sleeve gown and a simple sleeveless but elegant plunge neck dress featuring knot front drape detail. 

Scroll down to take a look at all nine bridal looks, rank them in order of ascending price and then take a look at your answers below. No cheating! 



Beautiful brides: Looks 1 (left); 2 (centre) and 3 come from a mix of high street and designer

Putting their best foot forward: Are one of these three designs the £4,000 offering? Pictured l-r, looks 4-6

Do you think you can tell whether these gowns belong on the high-street or in high-end stores? 



Nasty Gal Bridal Crinkle Puff Sleeve Maxi Dress, £25 (sale)

This high-street dress comes in a textured fabric and features a crew neckline, puff sleeves, relaxed, maxi silhouette, and zip closure at back

UNDER £100 

ASOS EDITION satin panelled wedding dress with fishtail, £95

This simple but elegant design features a stunning V-neck panelled design and is sure to have your other half saying ‘I do’


Ghost London Bridal satin maxi gown in ivory, £195 (sale)  

If boho style is your thing, then it’s likely this dress will be too – with its plunge neck, sleeveless style and knot front drape detail


The white mesh plunge neck wedding dress features a layered skirt, satin underlining and embellished hand beaded finish


GALVAN LONDON Roxy one-shoulder satin-crepe gown, £497 (sale)

Designed to frame your décolletage, the gown features satin-crepe strap detailing with concealed zip fastening


RETROFÊTE at Net-a-Porter, £765 

Retrofête’s ‘Marlene’ dress will strike the perfect balance between elegance and glamour on your big day, or at any one of the events leading up to it


HALFPENNY LONDON at Net-a-Porter, £1,600

Made from lustrous stretch-duchesse satin, this elegantly simple ‘Dion’ gown has precision-placed darting to flatter the silhouette and turns to reveal a classic godet train


Katharine Polke, ‘GWEN’ GOWN, £2,289.29

A stunning moire and crystal trimmed, open back, puff sleeve gown by Katharine Polk


ALEXANDRE VAUTHIER, One-shoulder crystal-embellished stretch-crepe gown, £3,952.50

Alexandre Vauthier’s gown has a statement one-shoulder neckline frosted with light-catching crystals. It’s been made in Italy from smooth stretch-crepe that’s gathered at the waist to accentuate your figure

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