(Closed) Dress Dilemma!

posted 5 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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1002 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Are there any similar dresses that are cheaper that you could look at? I would go that route first, and then make a decision. Going over by 1500 really depends on your finances. Maybe you can cut back in other areas to make it work. If so, then go for it.

Post # 5
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2106 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

The thing is, the price you pay today is $4500… how much do you have budgeted for alterations, veil, accessories, shoes, and everything else that goes along in addition to it?  Alterations alone can add up fast!

Post # 6
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655 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

It seems like you really have your heart set on it. Personally I couldn’t justify spending that much on a dress but if you can afford it, then go for it. You can always cut back on other things to make up the difference…

Post # 7
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154 posts
Blushing bee

I think going over by $1,500 is a lot. Personally, I would keep looking, and I would only try on dresses within my budget. Good luck!

Post # 8
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

@MadameTussaud:  +1.  This is what I was thinking.

Post # 9
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5014 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

Can you find it used?? I’m buying a dress that’s double my budget brand new!

Post # 10
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: January 2014

You do realize that the Alberta is a copy of a modern trousseau gown…. just a diffferent lace. And Yes Modern Trousseau with use that lace for you if you want.

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