(Closed) $7,000 dream gown: Pay up or Pass up?!

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Post # 229
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

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@BooRadley:  re: save up for 2 years, Hmmm… I guess those people might just try to say it in a nicer way. Don’t you think it sounds better than other statements, such as “You are so poor that you even don’t have 7K available cash in your bank account, and you want to buy a 7k dress?!”

This thread is really interesting. I sincerely hope the OP can eventually get what she wants. It’s her own wedding!! 

(I don’t think the dress fits the venue at all. I actually imagine I’d see the dress in a much more fancy/expensive venue. Again, it’s not my wedding, so who cares what I think?!) 

 

Post # 230
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Buzzing Beekeeper

I’m not a fan of the dress, but it’s your wedding and you love it and that’s all that matters.  Since you have a while to go, I suspect the price on the dress will drop sometime next year.

I hope that the price drops and you can get your dream dress for a lower price! 🙂

Post # 231
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Bumble bee

i luv the dress and idef hav a unique style as well im nt in LUV with it as a wedding dress. i say keep looking and keep this one noted in ur head

Post # 232
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Bumble bee

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@BooRadley:  +1 its the same thing save or debt either way ur putting money towards the dress

Post # 233
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2000

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@Ringer101:  you said “I don’t think the dress fits the venue”

Agreed. The venue is nice. It IS modern (the best match with the dress IMHO) but

the venue is not sleek and contemporary as is the dress.

Now I’m gonna go off to find photos where this dress should be worn.  🙂
 

Post # 234
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2000

 Here’s where this dress should get married, Thorncrown chapel in Arkansas. It’s sleek and contemporary yet natural, like the dress. Hey OP I know thisis of no help, I’m just having fun. 

Post # 235
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

For 7000 that think better be sewn with REAL GOLD lol. Its def a unique dress, but IMO its not worth 7K. Id go with a replica

Post # 236
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

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@FauxPas2012:  I was just at a wedding here in early November, and it was beautiful!

Post # 237
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

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@FauxPas2012:  Wow, the venue looks awesome! I could totally see the dress in that venue. I was actually thinking a more “urban” venue, like the picture below. (Just for fun, too!!)

  

Post # 238
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

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@FauxPas2012:  Love that venue, beautiful juxaposition of the modern sleek lines against the forest backdrop.

Post # 239
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2000

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@DomesticDiva:  No kidding! That’s amazing.

Post # 240
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2000

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@Ringer101:  Your place is fine for the reception, looks good!

Post # 241
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

this dress is amazing, I love everything about it!

Post # 242
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2000

I saw this dress featured in a full page add in Brides Dec 2012 issue today and thought of this thread. The OP looked as good as the model in it.

 

Post # 243
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

I think $7k is a lot for a dress, but if you have the desposable income then go for it. If you don’t have money like that, pass it up. I promise you, there are amazingly beautiful dresses for less! (:

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