(Closed) So, I got cancelled by Keasha’s show, I have NO Dress, freaking out

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
5479 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

Consignment or off the rack with minimal alterations.  It can be done, and you will look amazing on your wedding day.  Book an appointment like TODAY and start looking!

Post # 4
3175 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@DaneLady:  This. Or DB sells quite a few things off the rack. I’m sure you will find something lovely!

Post # 5
3625 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Try a department store (like Nordstrom – Wedding Suite or Bloomingdale’s). The prices are more affordable, usually, than bridal salon prices and the fit is more like a regular formal dress than a wedding dress, meaning less alterations potentially. Even if they have to order it, it may just be from another retail location versus made to order like a bridal salon. I would also look into retailers like JCrew or BHLDN.

Post # 7
10851 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

There’s a great consignment store in Mississauga called GownandGlory. I bought my veil for my boudoir shoot from her and she’s SO nice and the gowns she has are GORGEOUS!!!! I wish she had been open when I was dress shopping!

Post # 8
1695 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

@fivemonthsnotice:  **HUGS** I don’t have any good solutions that PPs didn’t mention.  Just sending you good thoughs and prayers!

Post # 9
543 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

No idea what the keasha show is (must be a Canadian thing) but I would suggest looking on preownedweddingdresses.com.  They have designer gowns sold at a discount because they are either samples or used.  Check this one out for example.


or this 


This one is new with tags even if you are a size 4.



There is always a way.  Good luck.

Post # 10
567 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Awww Im so sorry try recycledbride.com they have some nice things on there or I got my dress from(fabulous u)  fushopping.com check them out they have dresses that are ready to go also and are in good shape

Post # 11
466 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Wat size/style/price are you looking for?

Post # 14
8884 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

@fivemonthsnotice:  Where abouts do you live? There are a TON of bridal shops in Vaughan/Woodbridge (just off hwy 400) that I didn’t know about until recently. My dress came from Sposa Italia at 4040 Steeles West in Woodbridge. But there were a ton of other bridal shops in the same plaza.

Post # 15
735 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Have you looked in to Church Street Bridal?  There used to be a thread (maybe there still is, i stopped following once I found my dress) in the classifieds section of WB.  the shop also has a website.  http://www.churchstreetbridal.com/, http://churchstreetbridal.blogspot.com/ (follow them on facebook to see the dresses now, I guess)

They are a shop that sells mainly samples (so they have a lot of 10s and 20s).  All the dresses in the store are new (never worn at a wedding) but have been in bridal shops and will require cleaning prior to you wearing them; some require a bit of mending.  The dresses tend to be high end.

The prices are typically $300 – $800.  The money from the purchase of the dresses is used to help support the programs at the YWCA.

I purchased a size 16, lace, Winnie Couture dress for just over $300 from Church Street.  It required cleaning and alterations to fit me.  There was one small snag in the lace – near a seam that was going to be taken in anyway.  This was photographed prior to my purchase.

The only catch – I bought the dress online, without trying it on.  There IS a storefront, but they’re based in Virginia, and I wasn’t able to make the drive.  The dress & the deal were worth it to me, but I know not everyone will feel the same.

Post # 16
59 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@fivemonthsnotice:  NOO!! I’m so upset for you! But you’re not out of luck yet… keep searching and you’ll find something you’ll love!

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