Post # 1
I am trying to sell an extra brand new wedding dress I have without luck, any suggestions? It is listed on 2 “used” wedding dress sites, here, and on craigslist what else can I do? There are no consignment shops near me that will sell a wedding dress.
Post # 3
if it won’t sell, consider dropping the price. that usually gets things moving! and make sure you have a lot of pictures.
Post # 4
I just looked at your classifieds post- I think you’ve priced it too high, unfortunately. Even though it isn’t used, you list that it was off the rack, which means it was probably a sample that was tried on before. Samples get pretty beaten up in the store.
Also, you haven’t priced it that far from the original price. I know that it seems like a big difference ($150 off) but truth be told, if this were a dress I wanted to purchase, and I knew that for only $150 more i could get a brand new dress ordered for me, I would shell out the extra cash.
I know that’s not what you want to hear, but it’s the truth.
Post # 5
I agree with tinylittlebird, the price is pretty high especially since that dress is on sale for $450 on the DB website right now. Someone could pay just $75 more to order it brand new and in their size, and not have to take on the risk of purchasing from an unknown party.
Post # 6
With dresses, unfortunatley, I think it’s hit or miss…I have been previously engaged, and the wedding was cancelled last minute, so I already had the dress and all accessories–and the dress was altered! I put it on E-bay and it sold the first time that I listed it. I can’t remember what I ended up selling it for, but I remember that I gave away the veil and crinoline slip with it for free. The tags were still on the dress, I think original price was somewhere around $900 (I got the dress on sale, so I didn’t pay that much), and maybe it sold for somewhere around $600-$700. Know that you probably aren’t going to get what you paid for the dress, and you may end up negotiating the price–I would look on E-bay to see if the exact dress (not a replica) is selling, and see what it is being priced at…and go from there for cost. In the end, I think I took a hit on price, considering the price I paid to have the dress altered and I threw the veil and crinoline in for free–but I knew that it would be easier to offload the total package vs. trying to sell each piece individually.