(Closed) Sash more expensive than the dress!

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
3148 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Make sure you look at etsy! You can find beautiful ones from $50 -$300 – just like the bridal stores!



Post # 4
4887 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I’m not going to lie; when I started looking for sashes I was APPALLED by how expensive they are.  I make jewelry and I know the cost of materials vs. retail, but holy CRAP were these people taking advantage of the bridal market.

Post # 5
2281 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I’m really worried about my sash. I’ll reserve judgement until the dress and sash arrive next month, but my mom and the dress consultant picked the sash, and I was so exhausted by that point that I caved. Now I’m regretting it. Mine isn’t as much as yours, but it’s about even with the cost of the dress (I’m doing a cocktail party wedding, so my dress is a LWD). My mother thought the dress I chose was too plain and went a little sash crazy. If I hate it, and can’t send it back, I guess I’ll sell it. (I had the foresight to order an extra yard of dress fabric, since all along I wanted a silk flower pinned at my waist, so I’ll be able to still have what I want). So, if you decide you want a sash after all, I may have one for you in about a month for just $250!

Post # 6
1724 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Seriously…Etsy! I bought a simple blingy sash for $30

Post # 9
375 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I saw some beautiful sashes when I was in the market and then I found out that a lot of them were over $1000 which is absurd.  Still doesn’t get close to the price of my dress, but not happening.  I bought one at Etsy for $250 and it’s exactly what I want and within budget!

Post # 10
1572 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

🙁 This happened to me (kinda) 
My dress is $4000. I got it on black friday *sample* for $900! My dress has feathers at the bottom so they put on a GORGEOUS sash that matched my dress exactly and I fell in love BUT IT WAS $550!! Fi told me to get it anyway, and I am happy I did..but yeaaaa sashes are crazy expensive. I’d look for cheaper…


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