(Closed) How much was your dress?

posted 9 years ago in Dress
  • poll: How much total did your dress cost?

    Under $500

    $500-$999

    $1,000-$2,500

    $2,500-$4,999

    Over $5,000

  • Post # 32
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

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    @KimmySumShuga:  Thanks!  It’s Wtoo Olivia πŸ™‚

    Post # 33
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    Dress: $6200

    Alterations: $1100

    Crystal Belt: $900

    Earrings, bracelet, hair clip: $750

    Shoes: $300

    Veil: $200

    Total = $9450

    Post # 34
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    Buzzing bee

    Dress was $750. Alterations were $300. Then I had a veil and a mermaid crinoline…both were $25 each on ebay. So my total was around $1,100.

    Post # 35
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    Buzzing bee

    My dress:

    Post # 36
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

     

    Dress was on sale for $1000 (was $2000).

    So far no alterations required, fits perfectly.

    I don’t have accessories yet but I estimate:

     

     

    Sash $200

    Veil $200

    Shoes $150

    Earrings $100

    Underpinnings (sexy shapewear, undies, bra and stockings) I estimate about $120

    Total $1770 (estimate)
    My mom bought the dress and will buy the earrings so I will be spending about $670.:)
     

    Post # 37
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    My wedding dress was a ML by Monique Lhuillier bridesmaid dress in ivory.

    Dress: $198 (Nordstrom)

    Alterations: $200 (length)

    Shoes: $79 (Toms)

    Hair comb: $68 (Nordstrom)

    Bracelets: $40 (rose gold plated bangles from etsy sellers)

    Total: $585

    I also had a reception dress from Asos that was $68. 

     

    Post # 38
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    Bee Keeper

    Dress: $1500

    Alterations and cleaning: $400

    Accessories (veil, hair clip, jewellery, lingerie, hoop etc): TBC but likely around $500

    Shoes: $900

    Total: $3300

    Post # 39
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    dress: $300

    alterations: $385 (dress was waaaay too big)

    flower clip for waist: $50

    hair flower (no veil): $50

    shoes: $45

    jewelry (J. Crew earrings and bracelet from eBay): $12

    longline bra: $75

    Post # 40
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

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    @kittyface:  It’s a custom, hand made pearl and diamond piece (not a tiara, will sit on back of head above veil but not a tiny hair comb either).  Afterwards, it can be made into jewelery for me , which is the best part about it! 

    Post # 41
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Dress: $1107

    Alterations: $175

    Shoes: $60

    Veil: $120

    Jewelery: gift from my parents

    Longline strapless bra: $70

    total: $1532

    Can’t seem to find the pics of my dress I posted previously . . .

    Post # 42
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

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    @KimmySumShuga:  how/where’d you get a crinoline for 25 and veil for so little πŸ™ jelly! You look gorgeous, by the way!! πŸ™‚

    Post # 43
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    dress $1050

    Alterations: free!!

    Veil $95

    Crinoline $81! πŸ™

    Shoes total $15 (2 shoes morning and night–$6 and $9)

    Hairpiece $15

    Total: $1241 

    Hindsight, I could have saved on veil and crinoline..:( oh well.

    Post # 44
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

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    @bump:  awe thanks so much! eBay, my dear! Crinoline was used once and the veil was from a a bridal shop that was liquidating inventory.

    My Badgley Mischka Lissa’s were purchased for $65 on eBay as well – they were a store display pair and had only ever been tried on. 

    I usually find something I love in real life and then search for it on eBay πŸ˜›
     

    Post # 45
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Dress:  $450

    Alterations: $175

    Veil:  $35

    Hair Piece:  $25

    Shoes:  $65

    Bracelet: $10

    Total:  $760

    If you include the neckalce that DH got me for the wedding the total goes to $1960.

    Post # 46
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

     I think, 900-1000.00 for my dress. I always add in the cost of my veil (not the one pictured) because it was all one transacation. Total it was 1200.00

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