So you’ve been invited to a wedding. Yes, you’re finally at that age when your friends and colleagues are started to get hitched, and you find yourself bao-ing more money in a year than you’ve ever done for the past 20 years.

And since you’ll be shelling out close to $200 on a red packet (depending on the venue and how close you are to the bride or groom), spending hundreds of dollars on a dress is certainly out of the question – unless you know you’re going to wear the same dress for the next 10 weddings.

What’s more, if you’re a bridesmaid, you’ll probably be assigned a specific dress colour, and that colour might change the next time you become a bridesmaid for somebody else. So it’s definitely not worth your money to splurge on an unflattering dress that you’ll probably wear only once (seriously, we need to ban those convertible one-size fits all dresses).

Which is why we’ve taken matters into our own hands and found 15 dresses (in almost every colour we could think of) from a mix of bridesmaid speciality stores and high street brands that you’ll look great in without burning a serious hole in your wallet.

Scroll through to check them out.

Additional Reporting: Hidayah Idris


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