This time of year, my inbox is flooded with emails from plus size brides-to-be asking for wedding dress references, and I love sending recommendations – it takes me back to my own wedding day, almost 10 years ago!

In the past I’ve covered everything from where to get plus size wedding gowns, to style guides for bridesmaids and guests. This season though, I want to focus on a bridal category that’s becoming more and more popular: budget-friendly, nontraditional wedding dresses.

Whether your taste is less frou frou princess and more vintage-inspired, or you’re simply looking for something that speaks to your unique personal style vs the traditional ballgown, I promise you, the perfect dress is out there!

Here’s a round-up of the 12 best nontraditional plus size wedding dresses, all under $200:

Looking for something more traditional? Check out this post.