This season's most beautiful and affordable new wedding dresses

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Sarah Biddlecombe

Despite the gloomy weather and plunging temperatures, January is proving itself to be good for one thing: affordable wedding dress shopping.

Following on from Marchesa dropping a purse-friendly bridal collaboration with BHLDN, three more of our favourite brands have come up trumps with beautiful gowns that won't eat up half of your wedding budget.

From J Crew's new collection of dreamy dresses to Needle and Thread's intricate designs and high street bridal favourite, Phase Eight, offering gorgeous, traditional pieces, the time has never been better to shop for your wedding dress.

See below for our pick of the best looks from each retailer, and revel in an extra celebratory glass of champagne - you can afford it, after all. 

J Crew

Harper Beaded Mermaid gown, £1,100 from

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Pamela gown, £650 from

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Eyelash Lace Gown, £995 from

Eyelash Lace Wedding dress

Needle and Thread

Lace Tulle Maxi Dress, £650 from

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Coppelia Ballet Dress, £130 from

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Tulle V-Cut Gown, £400 from

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Phase Eight

Cressida, £395 from

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Josefina, £495 from

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Oriana Embroidered Wedding Dress, £650 from

Oriana Embroidered dress

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