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Just Said Yes October 2020

Vintage Wedding Dress

Rachel, on April 26, 2019 at 9:36 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 0 9
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Hi!! So I'm having the HARDEST time finding a dress I like in my budget. I guess I have expensive tastes. My wedding is next May, we're having a speakeasy/art deco theme and I love A-line (but fit and flare isn't bad either), beaded, floor length gowns but I can't really find anything under $1,000. I don't mind used either! Any suggestions? So far my favorite is something like Maggie Sottero's Etia. Thanks a million!

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Latest activity by Cuoghi, on July 12, 2019 at 9:06 PM
  • Summerbride77
    VIP July 2019
    Summerbride77 ·
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    Look for pre-owned dresses! I knew going in that I have expensive tastes but was not willing to spend more than $1000 on the dress. I ended up with a discontinued (but never worn) dress from a bridal consignment store.

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  • V
    Just Said Yes September 2019
    Vanessa ·
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    I had great luck with Stella York and some of the sister brands. My dress was about $1100 on sale. My dress is below. You may want to look into BHLDN they have some great sales, look for 40% off clearance, and have that aesthetic.


    Vintage Wedding Dress 1



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  • Amber
    Devoted April 2022
    Amber ·
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    I would also suggest searching for Maggie Sottero trunk or sample shows at bridal shops in your area! If you can find one, call the shop and specifically ask if it’s possible to try that particular dress. They might be able to help you out! Good luck!
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  • Nafisah
    Super May 2019
    Nafisah ·
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    I lucked out in David's Bridal and got mines for like $700.

    Vintage Wedding Dress 2
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  • Futuremrs
    Devoted July 2019
    Futuremrs ·
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    I got my Maggie Sottero from stillwhite.com $275 new with tags. They have thousands of dresses. Good luck!
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  • Ashlee
    Devoted June 2020
    Ashlee ·
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    Shop Gossamer has actual vintage dresses and I believe many under $1,000.
    https://shopgossamer.com/collections/bridal
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  • Jasmine
    Master August 2021
    Jasmine ·
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    My dress is $1250 but it's also getting custom made from this:

    Vintage Wedding Dress 3


    I found it on some flaky website and after all the research on trying to find the designer/legit place to buy it, I talked to someone who can just remake it for me (with a few minor changes).
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  • Lex
    VIP September 2019
    Lex ·
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    Check Poshmark! I got my dress on there for $200 and I’ve seen loads that’ll go great with your theme
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  • C
    Master July 2018
    Cuoghi ·
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    Actually buy a vintage wedding dress. You will save tons. Lots of etsy. Miranda's vintage bridal online is amazing!
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