Post # 1
i would really appreciate any tips, recommendations and adivce from UK based brides.
i’m really hoping to find the perfect dress within budget (i would say general budget is around 1000 pounds give or take). i’m thinking of getting a second hand dress so there will be room in my budget for alterations, accessories etc., or getting a dress on sale (sample or otherwise).
can anyone point me in the right direction? it’s a little tricky for me since i currently live abroad, but i go to london often and hoping to arrange dress appointments in the next couple of months. i wonder if anyone knows of good shops in central or just outside of london that can fit my needs.
i’m open to browsing online of course, but definitely not willing to make an actual purchase on just a few photos.
thanks in advance if anyone can be of help!
Post # 3
Oxfam have some Bridal departments in some of their shops! not in london…
OR what about a high street store? Like Monsoon, BHS or Debenhams?
Post # 4
i ordered my dress yestersday by designer mori lee- all of their dresses are well priced. one i tried was only £550!!
Post # 5
great ideas, thank you! going to have a look at both of your suggestions 🙂
Post # 6
Hello!!! I got my dress from preloved Uk website. It is a Victoria Jane Ivory dress, second hand but beautifull. I paid £350 and £50.00 to clean it but i am so very happy bcause i finally find the one!! It would cost me about £900.00 brand new which i wouldn’t be able to afford. TIPS: Ask the price of the advertised dress from few wedding shops, this will give you a idea of the cost 4 a brand new dress and from there depending on the condition of the dress, of course, negociate what would be fair to pay; make sure you know your measurements ex i m a uk size 10 but my dress is a size 12. this could save you few bits on alterations; check the label to make sure you are buying the brand that was advertised and do try the dress before you buy. I telling you my dress is beautiful and my sister couldn’t belive t’s second hand!!! Good luck