(Closed) How much was your wedding dress?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: How much was your dress including alterations?

    0- $400

    $501-$900

    $901- $1200

    $1201- $1600

    $1601-2000

    $2001-$2500

    over $2500

  • Post # 47
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Dress was £4750 ($7550) alterations are around £400

    veil was £300 ($470) 

    belt is £450, but I am selling it after the wedding 

    shoes £50 ($79) ๐Ÿ˜€ so happy with my shoes they were a great find! 

    the annoying thing is that my dress is cheaper in the states, I bought it in London. It’s a Vera Wang Harlow dress, I think I saw a few brides post a smaller price for that dress ๐Ÿ™ 

    Post # 48
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    My ines di santo custom Adrienne gown was just under $9,000 – and now it’s for sale for $6k!!!! What a steal!  Any takers? ๐Ÿ™‚ 

    Post # 49
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    My dress retailed for $2800 (Pronovias), but I bought it as a sample for $700. My veil is a Romona Keveza and was $900…. oops! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Post # 51
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    Mine is Casablanca 1885.  I paid $958 for it before alterations.

    This is not the veil I ended up going with.  I also need to purchase a slip for underneath it to make it look as full as it does in the pictures. I ordered the dress in the same size as the sample I’m wearing above and was told that it will need very little alterations.

    Post # 52
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

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    @mishagirls79:  

    i’m in love! Would you mind telling me what dress it is? Probably won’t be available in AUS, but it’s PERFECT!

    Post # 53
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I paid $1273 for my Allure C224 (including veil and a different belt) – I bought the sample size and saved over $700!

    Post # 54
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    My dress was $400, alterations were around $200 I think (hem, bustle, take in straps and bust, add lingerie straps).  I had to look far and wide for a place that did alterations for that price.  Most people heard “wedding dress,” saw dollar signs, and wanted to charge me more than I paid for the dress.  Veil less than $10 at Michael’s, shoes $20 at Payless.

    At the ceremony using a trick I learned on the Bee– hold your bouquet low.  I forgot to tell my BMs, and they are holding their bouquets high and blocking the bustlines of their dresses.

    Post # 55
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

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    @Lovemelovemyhorses:  Its David Bridals Oleg Cassini one shoulder tulle ball gown style number CKP421, in white, the gown comes in ivory as well. So you can totally get this in Australia by bying it online, and the gown is still on sale for $950!

    Post # 56
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Mine is Pnina Tornai and was $5300, alterations will be $695 and my veil was $650. 

    Post # 57
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    With tax, something like $750 and my alterations will be free. It’s a Symphony.

    Post # 58
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    $2,500+ … tripled my budget… but i’m happy =) I splurged on everything…. thank god my Fiance is paying for the wedding Kiss


    Post # 60
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012 - Salvage One, Chicago

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    @elysion:  I love your dress!

     

    Post # 61
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2012

    $700, second hand. It was originally a $2k+ dress. It was amazing!!

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