2020 has given the traditional large wedding – and the accompanying bridal gown search – the boot as we all strive to practice social distancing and celebrate on a smaller scale with those we love. We’re keeping things simple, with our pick of the best affordable bridal wear alternatives* to have you elegantly dressed when you say ‘I do’. Buy* these looks using your RCS Store Card and get up to 55 days interest free.**




A good blazer is befitting of any occasion, including an intimate wedding ceremony. Suit up with this Beverly Double-Breasted Blazer and Damia Pleated Crepe Pant to power-walk down the aisle.

GET IT: Beverly Double-Breasted Blazer, R1 299, Poetry and the Damia Pleated Crepe Pant, R799, Poetry




Sophistication comes in many forms, but nothing compares to a pleated maxi dress. Easy to wear and exceptionally elegant, this is the dress for the woman looking for understated beauty on her wedding day.

GET IT: Leah Pleated Maxi Dress, R1199, Poetry




If you’re looking to wear something a little less traditional on your big day, then a jumpsuit may just the outfit for you.

GET IT: Tie-Waist Flare Jumpsuit, R465, Forever 21



BLUSHING BRIDE IN WOVEN LACE                        

If you’re looking for an unconventional alternative to white, then get ready to walk into married life in the perfect blush dress like this Queenspark Pretty Lace Woven Dress. Great for summer and easy to accessorise, this simple and sophisticated number will have you saying ‘yes’ to pink.

GET IT: Pretty Lace Woven Dress, R 899, Queenspark

*Prices were correct at time of publication, but are subject to change.

**Service and initiation fees apply.