11 Rockin’ Courthouse Wedding Dresses That Won’t Break the Bank

By Dana LaRue, Published Oct 31, 2012

Running off to city hall to get hitched, then hopping a plane to Rio? Grabbing just your two closest buds and a photographer and a justice of the peace? There's no reason for you to skimp on style or empty every penny out of your piggy bank for your small and sweet nuptials. Each one of these 11 dresses oozes style, fun and sophistication. Bonus: All ring in at under $150. BOOYAH!

This peplum style is sweet and sassy. Pair with some classy heels and a fitted blazer for a great day-to-night look.

Perfect for a fall or winter courthouse wedding, this pink cowl neck dress would look fantastic with tights and oxfords.


Short, sweet and lacy, this gorgeous minidress could be dressed way up with some snazzy heels or kept adorably simple with flats or sandals.

The clean lines and sophisticated cut of this dress scream chic and simple.

The boho, vintage-y vive of this little pretty is perfect for a late-spring-summer ceremony.

This one-shouldered beauty brings some unexpected glitz to a simple occasion.

Go slightly mod in a sheath cut with crochet details. 

Paired with a cardigan and some fantastic heels, this sequin stunner is sure to please.

Channel screen sirens of the past in this pleated number. Just watch out for subway grates.

With sweet princess lines and classic shape, there's no disappointing with this lace boucle dress.

Are you having a courthouse wedding? Which of these lovelies is your favorite? Sound off below!

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