(Closed) Is buying my dress on eBay crazy?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I don’t have any personal experience with this yet, but from what I’ve read elsewhere you need to be careful to check if the dress has already had alterations.  Some bridal gowns do not hold up under a second round of alterations.  Good luck!

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I bought my gown through preownedwedding.com but luckily I was close in proximity to the seller so I was able to go try the dress on before buying it. Is this dress used? If its brand new with tags, I don’t see any negatives. And like you pointed out, you have the insurance to fall back on! Just make sure its not a replica, Ive heard of people trying to pass on “designer” gowns that are fakes. Good luck!

Post # 5
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327 posts
Helper bee

is that the original dress or just a replica, as i have seen usually 2nd hand dress sold for around half the original price. if it is too cheap, i will not buy it. 

Post # 6
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685 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Make sure that you use PayPal to cover yourself just in case!

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