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! 

THE DRESSES 

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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? 

THE RESULTS

UNDER £50

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’

£100-£200 

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

£200-£300 

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

£400-£500 

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

£500+ 

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

£1,000+ 

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

£2,000+ 

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

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

£3,000+ 

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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